It's hard to watch The Big Lebowski without wanting to whip yourself up a White Russian. There are shows and films where booze is the accessory of choice for one of the characters we love. These guys always make us want to break out the bottle after watching. We charted some of our favorites along with their go-to libations.
It's not hard to have a few too many when you visit Dogfish Head. Besides all the interesting brewpub exclusives, you've got your heavy hitters like World Wide Stout and 120 Minute IPA. With the launch of the Dogfish Inn, your bed isn't far from your pint glass. Located about 6 miles from the brewery—a bike path ... continue reading
We down green drinks, work at standing desks and mess around with kettlebells to stay in shape, but that doesn't mean we don't enjoy knocking a few back at happy hour. Drinkwel is the multivitamin especially designed for guys who drink. The multivitamin was developed by two Berkeley grads to replenish nutrients, support liver health and process alcohol induced toxins so you can feel better about having those Double IPAs after you finish your run. Try it out, and if you aren't satisfied, they'll give you your money back, including shipping. ... check it out
Now this is a cinnamon challenge we could get behind. Instead of coating your mouth in powder and dry heaving clouds of spice, get a little alcoholic boost to go along with your spicy cinnamon craving. The latest distillery to get on board with the trend is James Beam as they've just released their new Kentucky Fire. ... continue reading
Once in a while, we like to play mad scientist with our beer. While there are plenty of amazing brews out there that are perfect on their own, there’s something about being part of the creation of something that excites us. If you want to play beer mixologist, here are some blends to get you started.
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With around 3,000 breweries in the United States, it's tough for the new guy to stand out. Jared Rouben (formerly of Goose Island) is doing just that with his latest venture Moody Tongue. The Chicago-based brewery just unveiled a 5% ABV lager that's made with shaved Australian black truffle and it will run $120 a bottle. ... continue reading
Victory Brewing out in Downington, PA makes some seriously delicious brews, but unless you've made a trip to the brewpub, you probably haven't had their equally great food. Now one of the items they serve up there is getting packaged for your home enjoyment. Victory recently released these three different ice creams, ... continue reading
You remember that distinct smell your woodshop teacher had? Not the fragrance of saw dust, but the mixture of morning coffee, stale cigarettes, and occasionally a little hint of booze? Well this is it in a bottle. Stolen handcrafted this spiced Caribbean rum with roasted coffee beans and smoke flavors to give it a unique ... continue reading
Growlers are great for bringing home fresh beer, but once you crack one open, you've committed to drinking the whole thing within a day or two. SYNEK is a clever device that allows you to bring home fresh beer and put it on tap in your house. All you have to do is get the bags filled at a brewery or store and drop ... continue reading
There's no way to really measure "hoppiness." The term can refer to the aroma of a beer or the bitterness delivered by the specific hops used early in the boil. You can look at IBUs (International Bittering Units) for a general idea of hop bitterness, but that doesn't really tell the whole story. We decided to sniff ... continue reading
Each of these handmade bottle openers are forged from a single piece of ¼” stock round iron, reinforced with welding at the at the touch point for increased strength. The weld is creatively hidden within the copper wire wrap around the handle, giving off an earthy tone that will age as it is past down for generations. Each opener is unique leaving an outstanding weight and feel as crack open your next brew. ... check it out
When you hit your local liquor shop in search of some new beers to try, there are a few that are worth keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new and some are seasonal offerings just hitting the shelves. So next time you're out scouting potential fridge-dwellers, keep an eye out for these.
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Whether you need a drink because your dragons are acting up or because you had a rough day getting your head squeezed like a Nerf ball, The Wines of Westeros will help take the edge off. Each of the 12 bottles is cleanly designed in support of one of the houses in Game of Thrones and will go great with any feast. ... continue reading
What should you do after you've just had a big meal with a few beers? Have another beer for dessert. The Frozen Beer Slushie Maker from Kirin adds a frozen head to your favorite beverage for a frosty treat. You may have seen the idea before, Kirin actually started doing this a few years back and even had the boozy ... continue reading
There’s no question your dad would appreciate a card and a gift this Father’s Day, but if you really want to show your pops you care, crack a bottle of whiskey with him. Pour two glasses and listen to some of his old war stories so you can know more about the man who raised you. We’ve picked out a few really ... continue reading
We're not saying this should necessarily influence your purchasing decision, but there are probably more rappers out there that haven't mentioned Hennessy than those who have. Biggie. Snoop. Eminem. Nas. Lil Jon. 50. Hell, Tupac has two different songs that he mentions the stuff in, and for good reason. Henny is delicious, ... continue reading