Food and Beverage
7 Apr
Like a beer koozie that actually works

What’s the point of having an ice cold beer if you’re just going to let it warm up to room temperature? Drop your once-tepid beer into a BevCold and you can drop the temperature of your Arrogant Bastard a good two degrees within a minute’s time. BevCold works on almost any container, be it bottle, [...]


4 Mar
Taste buds be warned, this is a devilishly good 114-proof whisky

Dip your finger into the amber liquid (don’t be shy, you’re adventurous, right?), drop it onto your palm and rub. Now bury your face into your hands and smell the sweet, yet burnt almond notes emanating off your hands. The sensation almost makes you want to repeat again, until you realize that the Ardbeg Corryvreckan [...]


New York accessories maker Jack+Mulligan have aimed their domestic constructive powers at the oldest fertive drinking weapon known to man: the flask. Fashioning theirs out of traditional pewter, Jack+Mulligan add a tough 18oz water-repellent canvas “cozy” to their flask, which itself is flourished with an embossed chocolate brown leather logo patch. Made in America, the Redford flask can be [...]


28 Jan
A transparent model kit that exposes the boney truth on snacks

If you’ve ever assumed that those delicious Gummy Bears you popped like sugary Xanax were simply chewy invertebrates, think again. The Visible Gummy Bear exposes the ugly truth: that those colorful predators are actually filled with many an organ and bone. Designed by artist Jason Freeny, the Visible Gummy Bear is a transparent plastic carapace that [...]


23 Dec
Celebrating 50 years of Master Distiller Dennis Malcolm

We met Heiko while visiting the five-star Hotel A-Rosa on the island of Sylt in the North Sea. Dubbed the “Hamptons of Germany”, Sylt is populated with the type of old European money that makes the New York seacoast look downright nouveau riche. We learned he was not only an excellent mixologist, but also a classically trained spiritist with [...]


Secret admission: I’m a dick in the mornings. Don’t like them, never have. I’m pretty much a night owl, my juices flowing best after 10 PM. But life calls for early mornings, which for me is anytime before 9 AM — and my way to kick things off is with a big mug of Stumptown [...]


Suntory Limited’s 50-Year Old Yamazaki is the highest-priced single malt whisky in Japan. Crafted from Japanese malted barley at the Yamazaki distillery in the early 1950s, the key malt that forms the base spirit for this ultra-rare whisky was prepared with Yamazaki’s signature water, fermented, and then distilled in first edition Japanese pot stills. The [...]


Now, a toy that you took everywhere in your youth transforms into a toy you can take everywhere into your arrested development. The good nerds over at ThinkGeek have created the Nerdtendo Gamebooze flask which, if you lack powers of deduction, is a flask decorated to look like the Nintendo Gameboy of your childhood. As [...]

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