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Find out the new technology that is now found in the smart shoes.  These shoes are so high tech they change color on que.  The high technology E-ink and Samsung change one pair of shoes into many pairs of shoes.  Not only has E-ink and Samsung released their new technology an UK-based company called Rehabstore has come up with a smart sneaker. This sneaker has very similar technology that the E-ink heel has.  Read more to find out all the stylish and cutting edge features of the smart shoes.

Changing Color Shoes

Who doesn’t want to have shoes that change colors to match their outfit?  Many closets are going to shrink after this new invention gets out on the market.  The new technology can be found in sneakers and heels.  It will most likely be expanded to every type of shoe.  You don’t need to get one of every color she anymore.  With the new E-ink and Samsung smart shoes you only have to be one of each style of shoe.

Physical Transformations

Physical transformations are one of the unique features you would not expect from a shoe that changes color.  There are many options to change up the style of your shoe.  This impacts both women and men in the fashion world.  At the heel and the toe of each E-ink shoe there are attachment points that are hidden.  You can attach anything from a bow or an ankle strap.  By changing the color and the style you can have a completely new shoe.  This feature adds more worth to the shoe and more ability to be creative and experiment with the smart shoes.  The Samsung smart shoe is a sneaker so there are no extra attachments and The sensors are all over the shoe so they can detect your weight shifts and movement.  Both of the smart shoes, E-ink and Samsung, have the ability to change colors to match others, your outfit, and much more.

Changing Shoes to Match Your Outfit

Isn’t a pain to have to change your shoes to match your outfit? Or have to go out and buy a new pair of shoes because the ones you have do not match your outfit?  The new E-ink technology smart shoes are the solution to every women and men’s problem.  Being able to change the style and the color of one pair of shoe is a girls dream come true.  Now it’s just a click of a button or swipe across your smart phone to change what style or color of shoe you are wearing.  This technology is going to slim down your closet but not your wallet.

Smart Shoe Technology

E-ink has created a shoe that is able to change colors.  Right now the shoe created can only change to black, white, and shades of grey.  Developers of this one of a kind shoe hope to be able to get the shoe to change to other colors too.  Also, they hope to be able to even get the shoe to give you a foot massage.  How do they get a shoe to do this you may ask?  Well there is a control in the shoe that you can connect with your smart phone.  This allows you to change the color of the shoe and work with some of the other features of the smart shoe.  The Volvorii smart shoe uses e-ink technology which is similar to an e-readers technology.  The charging time will blow your mind on this wireless piece of technology.  There is a wireless charger and it also on takes 2 to 3 hours to fully charge.  But that is not it, once the she is fully charged you don not need to charge it for 2 to 3 weeks.  The technology in the smart shoes is beyond imagination.  Once the shoe goes on the market there will definitely be more room in many womens closests.  Guys you should be thankful about that.

Smart Sneakers

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The possibilities are unlimited with smart sneakers.  More specifically they are called shift sneakers.  These shoes are one of a kind, they do even more then the E-ink smart shoes.  These sneakers were developed by a company called Rehabstudio.  Rehabstudio created the shoes as part of their hack week so that shoe lovers could get a hand on their one of a kind collection.  The technology in the smart sneakers includes phase change fibers, meta materials to bend light or have the ability to react to the environment, conductive threads, LEDs and shape memory materials.  This one of a kind sneaker has it all.  There is a Bluetooth connected app that allows the owner to customize the color of the shoes.  There is a running pack that is one of the coolest features on the shoe.  It allows the shoe to change colors according to the runners target pace.  They will glow either blue, red, or green.  There are many other packs that come with the smart sneaker too.  Other packages include the ability to match the shoes perfectly with an outfit selfie, match them to your friends shoes, designer collections, and glow in the dark for nighttime visibility.  These shoes really can do it all.

Samsung Smart Shoes

Samsung has now come out with a smart shoe for golfers and runners.  The shoes technology is synced with a Samsung smartphone.  The golf shoe are for tracking the golfer’s swing and posture.  The goal of the golfer smart shoe is the shoe will be able to correct the golfer while golfing.  This will eliminate having a trainer follow around golfers.  The technology in the golf shoe uses sensors in the Iofit shoe to sense where and when the weight is shifted during the swing.  Surprisingly after testing they are effective.  They are projected to come on the market in February.  Not only do they have a golf shoe but they also have a running/fitness sneaker that also uses the Iofit technology. The sneakers like the golf shoes use sensors to help detect where your weight is and it gives you tips to improve your fitness. The Samsung smart shoe is one of the top smart shoes soon to be on the market, along with the E-ink smart shoe.


Smart Shoe Pricing

The shoe hasn’t even come out on the market yet but it has a price tag ready for when it hits the shelves.  This high technology shoe will be priced around 499 dollars for the E-ink smart shoe.  The Samsung smart shoe is a little less expensive at about 200 dollars.  The difference is that the Volvorii brand is more expensive to begin with which drives up the price of the shoes.  Where as the Samsung shoes are installed into Nike shoes which are slightly expensive but you get the brand name and the technology for less than the E-ink smart shoes.  It also depends on what you kind of smart shoe you want, sneakers or heels? Before it can even come out the developers need a few more thousand dollars to be able to start selling the smart shoe.  They need approximately $50,000 to be able to sell the product.  Once the shoe is on the market they plan to expand the company and variety of shoes they have.

Smart Shoes for Your Girlfriend

Currently the only smart shoes out there are for women.  The heel is the most common form of smart shoe currently and is tested and worn by women.  If the market is profitable in the women’s department then the company is considering expanding to men’s smart shoes.  They just want to test out the smart shoe first and see how it works.  The women’s smart shoe is a start to a whole new world of technology.

Smart Shoes on the Market

Smart shoes have not yet hit the market. The heels and the shift sneakers are both being perfected and have not been completed yet. These high technology shoes may be the answer to many fashionistas or trendy peoples prayers.  Although the shoes are pretty expensive to the average person the shoes may be worth the investment.  Instead of having to buy 10 different heels in different styles and colors you can buy one pair of heels to fit all of your needs.  The same with the shift sneakers, you can buy one pair of sneakers instead of buying five different colored sneakers.  In the long run it may pay off to have the high technology shoes.  These color changing shoes will either be a big hit or may be a failure.  We’ll have to wait and see when they are officially released on the market.


Smart shoes are all the new technology.  Companies around the world are racing to create the best smart shoe and get it out on the market.  The new technology uses smartphones which is a big attraction to many people because it is easy and convenient.  Also, this technology will be big with athletes because not only are they running and golf shoes, they give you advice on how to become a better athlete.  Although, the shoes are not on the market they are starting to become popular.

The Manhattan cocktail classic is a must have at every classy party.  It is a classic drink that has been shared among business partners, acquaintances and friends.  Every man should know how to make this classic drink for themselves and others.  It is a lady pleaser and great for business meetings.  If you are a man you must know how to make the Manhattan cocktail.  With a simple recipe and many ways to jazz up the classic Manhattan cocktail you can not go wrong.  Read more to learn how to make this simple drink with little ingredients but a strong taste.

#1 Manhattan Cocktail

Manhattan Cocktail Recipe


3 Dashes of Angostura Bitters

1oz. Dolin Vermouth Rouge

2oz. Makers Mark(or your favorite whisky)

Garnish with 3 bourbon soaked cherries skewered

Special Instructions:

Add bitters, vermouth and whisky to a glass with ice.  Stir and garnish with bourbon soaked cherries.

This Manhattan cocktail recipe is definitely a classic.  It provides the basic ingredients to classify it as a Manhattan cocktail.  Also, it provides the perfect instructions on how to garnish your cocktail.

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#2 Manhattan


2oz. Rye whisky

1oz. Sweet vermouth

2 Dashes Angostura bitters


Stir with ice to chill, strain into strained glass.  Garnish.


Use bourbon if the cause moves you. This a great drink to try out different bitters- Boker’s and Abbot’s are very good, as are Dale DeGroff’s aromatic pimento bitters.

There is a little more room to experiment with this Manhattan cocktail recipe.  It does not have the sweet or dry vermouth so it may taste slightly different but is still a classic.  If you want to try something slightly different this is the perfect recipe for you to follow.  To read more on this Manhattan cocktail click here.


#3 Classic Manhattan Cocktail


3 shots of rye whisky

1 shot of the Sweet Vermouth

dash of Angostura bitters

1 Maraschino cherry for garnish

Preparation: (Shaken and in a martini glass)

  1. Put ice cubes in the martini shaker to chill the shaker
  2. Add three shots of Rye Whisky into the shaker
  3. Add a shot (or one and a half) of the Sweet Vermouth into the shaker
  4. Shake the ingredients very well
  5. Put a generous dash of Angostura bitter into a chilled martini glass and swirl it around so that the bitters cover the glass
  6. Strain the contents of the martini shaker into the glass
  7. Garnish with a maraschino cherry

You can also make the classic Manhattan cocktail on rocks…

Preparation: (Stirred and on rocks)

  1. Put ice cubes into an old fashioned glass
  2. Add 3 shots of Rye Whisky into the glass
  3. Add a shot and a half of the sweet vermouth into the glass
  4. Add a dash of angostura bitters
  5. Stir the contents well, using a stir or the long end of a cocktail spoon
  6. Garnish with a maraschino cherry
  7. Serve immediately

With two different ways to serve this Manhattan cocktail you can not go wrong.  You will be able to please all of your guests and yourself.  It is all in what you prefer but it is nice to have a little variety for you and your guests.

Manhattan Cocktail Drink

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#4 Classic Manhattan Recipe


1oz. dolin vermouth rouge (sweet red vermouth)

2oz. favorite whisky

3 dashes of angostura bitters

garnish with 3 bourbon soaked cherry skewers

Special Instructions:

   Add 2oz. bourbon whisky, 1 oz. dolin vermouth rouge (sweet red vermouth), and then 3 dashes on angostura bitters to a glass with ice.

Pick out your favorite whisky to make your own version of the classic Manhattan cocktail.  If you know what your friends favorite whisky is you can use that or if you are having a party you can choose a crowd pleaser like Rye whiskey or many others. perfect for professional parties or just yourself this recipe is simple and a classic whisky drink.

Pulp Classic Manhattan Recipe

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#5 The Perfect Manhattan


2 oz. Irish whisky

1/2 oz. dry Vermouth

1/2 oz. sweet Vermouth

Dash of angostura bitters

1 tsp. Maraschino cherry juice

1 Maraschino cherry for garnish

Special Instructions:

  1. Place all the ingredients except the cherry into a cocktail shaker
  2. Stir and strain into a cocktail glass
  3. Garnish with a maraschino cherry

This recipe is slightly different but still makes the classic Manhattan cocktail.  If you are a fan of sweet and dry vermouth this is the perfect recipe for you because you can have the best of both worlds.  Also, adding extra cherry flavoring to the Manhattan cocktail is a good way to tie together the drink and the garnish.  It is all in what your prefer but this is a classic Manhattan cocktail recipe that is easy and a crowd pleaser.

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 Now you have the top 5 Manhattan Cocktail Classics that every man should know.  Now look below to find tips on how to make the best Manhattan cocktails and how to differentiate them for different meals, seasons, and moods.

Top 5 Whisky’s for Manhattan Cocktails:

  1. Rye Whisky
  2. Canadian Whisky
  3. Bourbon
  4. Blended Whisky
  5. Tennessee Whisky

What Are Angostura Bitters?

They are the most common bitters to use.  They are powerful and you do not need a lot of them in your drinks.  It lacks the amount of spice of other aromatic bitters. Angostura bitters contain earthly gentian and warm cinnamon notes.  Angostura bitters are perfect for making your classic Manhattan cocktail.

Change Up Your Garnish:

Cherries are the signature garnish for Manhattan cocktails.  The legendary cherry for the Manhattan cocktail are cherries from Croatia and soaked in maraschino liqueur.  They are not the typical bright red maraschino cherries, although you can still use them if you prefer.  But to change up your classic Manhattan cocktail try a new garnish that may fit the mood better.  You could try various different fruits to change the mood or to fit the season.  You can try lemon which is more of a summer take on the Manhattan cocktail.  Also, olives and onions are a common pairing to put into your whisky drinks like the Manhattan cocktail.  Mint is another garnish you can use.  Mint is the perfect garnish for the holidays and summer.  Make sure to not mangle the mint and make it look wilted, but you do have to spank or gently hit the leaves with something to release the aroma slightly.

Tips for Making the Perfect Manhattan Cocktail

  1. Make sure that you are making your Manhattan cocktail proportionate in flavor.  If you follow the recipes you will be fine.
  2. Don’t forget to garnish your cocktail.
  3. Serve it in a martini or on the rocks, depending on how your guest prefer it.

Ways to Make Your Manhattan Cocktail Unique:

  1. Dry Manhattan- Add dry vermouth instead of sweet vermouth.  Also, substitute the cherry for a lemon twist.
  2. Royal Manhattan- Use Canadian Whisky instead of Rye Whisky.
  3. Paris Manhattan- Substitute the Sweet vermouth with dry vermouth and St Germain.
  4. Cuban Manhattan- Use Dark Rum instead of Rye Whisky.
  5. Brandy Manhattan- Use Brandy instead od Rye whisky.
  6. The Clint Eastwood- Has spicy Bulleit Bourbon and sweet Amareno cherries.
  7. The Whisky Rebellion- Bulleit rye, two kinds of vermouth, and West Indies orange bitters make up this riff on Manhattan.
  8. The Civil War- composed of Portland- distilled Burnside Bourbon, artichoke-flavored cyan, and old fashioned bitters.
  9. The MassaManhattan- Inspired by the rich mélange of spices found in massaman curry.  This is the perfect take on the classic Manhattan cocktail for the winter and chilly evenings.
  10. A Mexican Manhattan- To find out what the Mexican Manhattan cocktail includes click here.

On Rocks or In a Martini Glass?

It comes down to what you want but there is options out there.  On the  rocks means that it is served on three ice cubes in a liqueur glass.  This a more casual way to serve the Manhattan cocktail.  In a martini glass is the more classic way to serve the Manhattan cocktail.  You will find at a party it may be more common to see it served in a martini glass.  Although it is all up to the host or hostess and what they prefer.  Also, at bars you can order a Manhattan cocktail on the rocks or in a martini glass.  It is all up to you, and what you prefer.  Many people have their own versions of how they serve the Manhattan cocktail.

Classic Manhattan Cocktail History:

This classic drink is thought to have been around since the 1870’s.  In the Manhattan Club in New York City, Winston Churchill’s mother was hosting a party to honor the presidential candidate Samuel J. Tilden.  Dr. Iain Marshall invented the Manhattan cocktail and ever since then it has been a classic.


The Manhattan cocktail classic is used for formal and informal occasions.  This classic can be found being served at professional business meetings, bars, and parties.  It has no limits and you can make it your own.  By changing the whisky, the way you serve it or the garnish you can make it fit you.  The Manhattan cocktail has been around for almost 150 years making it a classic.  If you need a drink that will please the majority of people the Manhattan cocktail is a classic.