Food and Beverage
18 Sep
For when your Colombian Gold demands African Gold

French luxury brand Watch Life With Curiosity likes to layer the impractically lavish onto the otherwise practical. So if you’re really want your coffee with creme de la creme, why not carry it in a tumbler coated in crocodile carcass? If you’re already grumbling about paying $5 to Starbucks for their liquid crack, then you just [...]


15 Sep
Aged brandy that will blow an arrow through your appleseed

Black Dirt Distillery is Warwick’s finest in fancy specialty hooch sauce. Apple sauce, that is, in the case of the Apple Jack for which the upstate New York distillery is known for. Carrying on the tradition of an American spirit with history predating Prohibition, each batch is a little bit different. However each bottle stays true to [...]


Artisan crafting and do-it-yourself-ing have been trending about the globe in general, but where the interest has perhaps blossomed most is in the art of making and knowing a good craft beer. With Barley and Hops: The Craft Beer Book, Gestalten has compiled the perfect book collection for the DIY brew lover. Whether one is entertaining [...]


Forget about mixing your own drinks or distilling your own spirits (booooring), you aren’t really off the grid until you’re also making your own mixer. Imagine how much fun you can have carefully detailing to all your friends how you home-made the simple syrup as you mix their Sazerac with the whisky you distilled in [...]


2 Sep
Latest in homemaking booze that pairs well with tuna tataki

If you and your drank is like white on rice, then have we got the DIY booze-making kit for you. The Norse Hutchens sake-making kit claims to simplify a potentially complex spirit-crafting process, giving you the most authentic Japanese drink kit that a company out of Illinois — or your bathtub — can offer. Basically you just [...]


Nothing adds yum to your rum like a pile of cigarette butts, or at least that’s what the guys at New Zealand’s Stolen Rum have figured out. Tobacco and coffee being flavoring agents to their Coffee & Cigarettes spiced rum — inspired by famed indie director Jim Jarmusch’s film of the same name — the spirit is newly available to [...]


Japanese brand Neighborhood seems to think that something about “pepper” rhymes with “reaper”, which isn’t all that far from the truth. This is why we season our foods in moderation. Saltily set your kitchen to the Other Side of the table with the Neighborhood Booze Reaper salt and pepper shakers. These marinated-carcass dressers are made from traditional [...]


28 Jul
A red hibiscus & dragon wormwood tweak on tradition

Corsair Distillery describes their hooch as “hand-crafted small-batch ultra-premium booze for badasses,” which basically means that we not only like their style, but we’ve got our cups held out for the pour. While the distillery has an interesting mix of spirits available, there is something a little notable about the liquor-ishy whollup of a good [...]

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