Alcohol

  • Carry On Cocktail Kits for FAA-Approved Drinking

    Carry On Cocktail Kits for FAA-Approved Drinking

    Ever since air travel security tightened up back in 2001, the scourge of everyone who likes to get drunk on airplanes (and honestly, who doesn’t?) has been the rule that you can’t bring any containers of liquid through security. Now, there’s finally a solution that doesn’t involve guzzling an entire bottle of scotch before going […]

  • OKA: Charred Wood Tumbler for Best-Tasting Whiskey

    OKA: Charred Wood Tumbler for Best-Tasting Whiskey

    True whiskey aficionados are aware of the deceptively subtle effects on flavor that their choice of drinking receptacle can have on a whiskey. One might then be tempted to try and drink the stuff directly from the cask, so as not to disrupt any of its flavor or aroma – but since that’s a recipe […]

  • Spirit of Boston Whiskies Made From Sam Adams Beer

    Spirit of Boston Whiskies Made From Sam Adams Beer

    If you like beer, and you like whiskey, the people at Boston Harbor Distillery have come up with a few products that combine the two as well as the two should ever be combined. They’re called Spirit of Boston Whiskies, each one made from a different Sam Adams beer. There’s New World Tripel, Thirteenth Hour […]

  • Shard: For Bar-Quality Ice in Your Home Bar or Kitchen

    Shard: For Bar-Quality Ice in Your Home Bar or Kitchen

    Ice is just frozen water, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not a tricky thing to get exactly right. For proof, just try to mimic the perfectly clear large block (or other structure) of ice from a bar or formal event in your home. Odds are, the ice will be cloudy, and the whole effect will […]

  • Mojito Home Trunk From T.T. Trunks

    Mojito Home Trunk From T.T. Trunks

    If you’re a fiend for mojitos, there is only one clear choice the next time you add to your home bar setup (or start one of your own). It’s the Mojito Home Trunk from T.T. Trunks, a portable bar on wheels specifically tailored for crafting the perfect mojito. Of course, the Mojito Home Trunk can […]

  • Ginvent Calendar: A Gin-Filled Advent Calendar

    Ginvent Calendar: A Gin-Filled Advent Calendar

    I don’t know how many people out there are familiar with the tradition of the Advent calendar, so here’s a brief recap: In the 24 days leading up to Christmas, you open up a little square for each corresponding day, finding a chocolate or small toy inside (this can also be gussied up with religious […]

  • Blasadh: The Perfect Whiskey Glass

    Blasadh: The Perfect Whiskey Glass

    Sometimes you just have to let go and trust the experts. This is especially true in fields the average person never thinks about – like, for example, the ideal shape for a whiskey glass that best accentuates the flavor and aroma of the beverage. Enter the Blasadh. Discovered after years of research in the field […]

  • Discommon Goods Bottle Opener

    Discommon Goods Bottle Opener

    We appear to be living in some kind of a golden age for bottle openers, and the latest is a product from Discommon Goods that they evidently have enough faith in to call simply “The Bottle Opener.” And in their defense, the Discommon Goods Bottle Opener is pretty darn cool as far as bottle openers […]

  • John E. Fitzgerald Very Special Reserve Bourbon From Heaven Hill

    John E. Fitzgerald Very Special Reserve Bourbon From Heaven Hill

    Any bourbon from the legendary defunct Stitzel-Weller Distillery is by definition “very special,” since it’s no longer producing anymore. But the Old Fitzgerald line is an even more limited edition from that famous product line, recently acquired by Heaven Hill. The company purchased 12 barrels of the stuff, which has now been aged for 20 years […]

  • ‘Fallout’ Beer Coming to UK From Carlsberg Breweries

    ‘Fallout’ Beer Coming to UK From Carlsberg Breweries

    The modern man is known to enjoy a cold lager with his interactive entertainment, and in the case of the upcoming Fallout 4 there’s an officially licensed beer to accompany that game, at least for players/drinkers in the United Kingdom. It’s Fallout Beer, from Bethesda (developer of the Fallout franchise) and Carlsberg Breweries. Fallout Beer […]