The Barman ($50) is one of those ideas which I believe will truly advance society as whole. OK, maybe it’s not on the magnitude of the wheel, but being able to pour a perfect drink, every time, is a pretty big deal. The Barman interfaces with your smartphone through bluetooth. The phone app contains hundreds of drink recipes and you can even add your own. Put your glass on platform, choose your drink and The Barman will tell you what ingredients, and how much of them to add. It’ll even provide you with a visual indicator when you’ve reached the correct amount for each ingredient. Check out the video to see it in action.
Leave it to Japanese bartenders to take cocktail making to a whole new level. The Ice Ball Maker ($294) sold by The Japan Trend Shop makes perfectly circular ice cubes. To make it work you place the device in some warm water, once it’s heated insert your ice cubes and let gravity do the rest. ...[Read More]