It’s 5 p.m. and you have a fully stocked liquor cabinet but no idea what to make for cocktail hour.

Eventually, you end up chugging a box of wine from frustration.

Enter the Cocktail Computer, the most adorable “computer” you may ever own

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A good cocktail never goes out of style

Image: Mashable/Jhila Farzaneh

It’s currently on Kickstarter and, at the time of publication, had earned $12,516 of the $50,000 required to put it into production

The Cocktail Computer is filled with punched cards, the original method used to program computers. Users take cocktail stirrers (included with the kit) to punch one, two or three of the 24 listed ingredients inventor Lily Szajnberg says are essential to any home bar. Then, lift up the computer’s lid and the gadget presents a selection of curated cocktail recipes Read more…

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