Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Pearl Persephone Vodka

Eventho "pomegranate" has been covered here recently, and eventho "flavored vodkas" seems pretty beat, the combo of pom + vodka = ka-pow! Becuz 1. it’s enterprising of Pearl to jump so quickly on a new trend in cocktails. And 2. pom as a bar ingredient is a full-circle thing since pom used 2B the secret ingredient in grenadine. And 3. the name Persephone Vodka draws on the Greek myth about the daughter of Ceres, goddess of the harvest, whose consumption of pom seeds gave us seasons and that's cool when a contemp product evokes the classics. FYI, this just in from AC Nielsen: In 2005, pom juice sales increased 800 % since 04.


At January 17, 2006 11:34 AM, Blogger Twisted Link said...

Vodka! Who's Pearl?

my verification word: phallvg

At January 17, 2006 11:35 AM, Blogger Dean said...


my verification word: xgmyl

At January 17, 2006 11:38 AM, Anonymous tg said...

Pearl makes vodka. that's so obvious.

(knesa... rhymes with teresa - yay. it's going to be a good word-verification day, i can feel it in my bones)

At January 17, 2006 12:35 PM, Anonymous clairevoyant said...

talk about bandwagons! oh well, if we all must be sheep....bbaaaa!

i did like the link to the Big Mac story.

(cbsgizx - cbs used to be my intials prenuptually!)

At January 17, 2006 1:09 PM, Anonymous soofsayer said...

(clairevoyant should own up to the fact that she's a sucker for any Mickey D's reference cuz she worked there in her formative years.)

(nklnket - kinda like a blanket)

At January 17, 2006 1:10 PM, Anonymous wordsmiff said...

"prenuptually" - wow. that's some wordage

At January 17, 2006 1:39 PM, Anonymous clairevoyant said...

you caught me! (you deserve a break today, la la la la la la....)

is this vodka available anywhere?

At January 17, 2006 2:04 PM, Anonymous tg said...

clairevoyant, Pearl's publicist (who is excellent in terms of quick response time) sez that the drinkie is available nationally at "most grocery stores and liquor stores"

At January 17, 2006 4:15 PM, Blogger BK said...

Sscuvkg, is both my word for today and very likely the vodka of Slovenia, or a '...stan' country.

(And that's a great pic!)

At January 17, 2006 7:29 PM, Blogger Kirk said...

Apparently, TG, Pearl's publicist has never been to Texas ... or the Dallas area, at least. Vodka available in grocery stores? You can't even buy good sherries in grocery stores.

Hey, dean, good to see you back. Where've you been?

At January 17, 2006 7:42 PM, Blogger Twisted Link said...

I thought Pearl was BEER. The best goddamned beer out of San Antonio. I like the old squatty bottles better though.


At January 17, 2006 8:12 PM, Anonymous m.b. said...

Twisted, if you thought Pearl was beer, why did you ask hwat it was?

How about this: my verification word is "mbxtp". (Just like my inintials.)

At January 18, 2006 12:57 AM, Blogger Twisted Link said...

I asked WHO's Pearl. Can't you people read?



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