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swizzle stick

A small, thin rod used to stir (especially mixed alcoholic) drinks. The bar has these custom-made swizzle sticks that look very cool in your cocktail. Tom's got an extraordinary collection of swizzle sticks from bars around the world!
See also: stick, swizzle

swizzle-stick

n. a drunkard. (From the name of a short stick used to stir an alcoholic drink.) That guy is a swizzle-stick. Don’t give him any more.
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"Hand chipping ice lets our guest know that we really honor the integrity of our cocktails," says Lu Brow, bar chef at New Orleans' Cafe Adelaide & the Swizzle Stick Bar, where 15-pound blocks of ice sit on a freezer plate on the bar.
The Swizzle Stick will work like litmus paper and change colour if a drink has been spiked.
The ban includes single-use plastic straws, swizzle sticks, stirrers and toothpicks across all its food and beverage outlets.
Also a molecular mixologist, Blais consults to the innovations team at Diageo, creating nitrogen-frozen Champagne and frozen vermouth swizzle sticks the likes of which are now served at places such as the Below Zero Nitro Bar at Barton G.
STUDENTS starting university have been targeted by cops wielding swizzle sticks.
And if you're not lucky enough to be one of our five winners, we've also got prize packages (inset above) for five lucky runners- up which include a bottle of Malibu, Malibu glasses, swizzle sticks and T-shirt, and a Take That CD.
Whimsical looks have been showing up on barware accessories for the past few years, with an influx of wine and barware charms, swizzle sticks and other mixed-drink paraphernalia available in almost any design imaginable.
Swizzle sticks get put in various unsavoury places and drinks stirred with them, and somebody wiped some lemons round the toilet.
Leisure group Luminar, which also owns the SkyDome in Coventry, has stumped up cash to produce the swizzle sticks, which change the colour of the drink if it has been spiked with date-rape drugs Rohypnol or gamma hydroxybutric acid, known as GHB.
Another line for specialty sugar items worth checking out is the rock candy crystals and swizzle sticks by Dryden & Palmer Co.
* Drink Flourishes According to Bon Appetit, swizzle sticks have become "one of the coolest collectibles around" and they're enjoying a renaissance in bars and nightclubs across the country.
Other fun pieces include beaded votives, swizzle sticks with a butterfly topper and beaded tabletop "jewelry" wraps that can be used to adorn vases and candlesticks.
Cocktail swizzle sticks, blankets, china, cutlery, safety cards and even toilet rolls are favourite targets.
Leisure group Luminar has stumped up cash to produce the swizzle sticks, which change colour if the drink has been spiked with date-rape drugs Rohypnol or gamma hydroxybutric acid, known as GHB.