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Oddka

Strange vodka flavors have been a thing for a little while now. While we normally gravitate towards bourbon or some darker colored spirit, vodka certainly has its place when we're mixing up a drink, and interesting flavored ones can make for some seriously delicious cocktails. Oddka takes the whole idea to another ... continue reading
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Tanner Goods Leather Coasters

It's time to protect your coffee table like a gentleman. Forget those cheap bar coasters and upgrade to these leather ones from Tanner Goods. They're the most sophisticated coasters we've come across. Cut from 10/11 oz. natural tooling strap leather, the set include four coasters all burnished, dyed, waxed, and stamped ... continue reading
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Nice Laundry Sock Drawer Makeover SPONSORED

After Nice Laundry launched their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, they sold out of things within 24 hours. Now that they're are back in stock, grab as much as you possibly can before they're long gone. Check out their "Sock Drawer Makeover", which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for $99 with free shipping, a fraction of the price you'd pay elsewhere. Plus, they'll recycle all of your old socks for free--whether you're a Rebel or a Prepster, that's some Spring Cleaning you'll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
$99 buy
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Chillsner

You're probably familiar with the Corkcicle. It's a super-handy way to keep your white wine chilled and covered without watering it down. Only issue is, white wine isn't really our go-to drink. That honor belongs to our good friend, Mr. Beer. Well, the folks who created the Corkcicle have heard our cries and have ... continue reading
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My Whiskey

Have you ever wanted your own whiskey? Like, a lot of your own whiskey? Thanks to Mississippi River Distilling Company, your boozy dreams have come true. With "My Whiskey" the company's custom whiskey program, you can create and enjoy your very own blend. Working with the guys over there (you don't need to travel, ... continue reading
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Starbucks Stainless Steel Chiseled Tumbler

While waiting in the insanity that is a line at Starbucks, you'll be tempted with many things to buy. You're like Odysseus avoiding the songs of the Sirens, only these Sirens are mostly unattractive and sing horribly off-key. You can probably pass up the jars of tea, emblazoned French presses, and Kind bars, but every ... continue reading
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iFlask

Sneaking booze into sporting events and concerts is a no-no. That said, we're not ones to pay $15 for a cup of warm Bud Light and wait in line for an hour while missing the damn event we came to see. Getting a little nip in will be far easier with the iFlask. Proving there is life after Kickstarter failure, the guys ... continue reading
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15 Coolest Beer Taps

We can’t help the fact that we’re sometimes attracted to bright, shiny objects. It’s why we do occasionally judge a book by its cover, and it’s also why we may order a beer we don’t know based on the really awesome tap handle associated with it. This doesn’t happen all the time, but we’re pretty sure it would be hard to pass up the suds coming from these guys. ... continue reading
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The Barman

We like fancy drinks. Correction: We love fancy drinks. Acquiring them from a fancy bartender with a mustache that makes us weak in the knees with envy is an easy, albeit pricey, process, but making them ourselves is a whole different story. It doesn't matter how many books we collect on the subject, or how many gadgets ... continue reading
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Mama Walker’s Breakfast Liqueurs

We love the Bloody Mary, and the Mimosa and Irish Whiskey, but breakfast drinking can get a little bit stale if you do it more than twice a week. You can get fifteen hundred different types of flavored creamer to internationally delight your taste buds, so how come there aren't more options for breakfast booze? Say ... continue reading
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7 New Beers You Should Know

As 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 them are brand new and some are seasonal offerings just hitting shelves. So next time you’re out scouting potential fridge dwellers, keep an eye out for these 7. ... continue reading
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Mead Making Kit

Mead is touted as "the ancestor of all fermented drinks," even though it's invention is "lost in prehistory." Prehistory! Before there was even history! The point is, mead is old as shit. It's been around forever because fermented honey and water actually tastes pretty damn good--even when it's not renaissance fair ... continue reading
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Wood Circular Graphic Coasters

In an effort to protect your coffee table, nightstand, or random piece of furniture you might rest your drink on, the standard beer consumer can make a few mistakes. Use doilies like your grandma and you'll get no respect from your drinking buddies. Use cheap bar coasters and you'll look like a freeloader. Use folded ... continue reading
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Brrrr Polar Bear Ice Tray

Ignore the cute polar bear/pig hybrid this ice tray happens to look like. Sure, some sites will mention this as a selling point, but we're assuming you're not decking out your home with adorable little critter shaped goods. What is worth mentioning about this ice tray, is the fact that it's mighty useful and an upgrade ... continue reading
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The Nomad Espresso Machine

When we need to get things done, our spark usually comes in the form of espresso. Problem is, we either need to run to a coffee shop or fire up the ole pod machine to get our caffeine infusion. The Nomad is an ultra portable, green (not just in color) espresso maker. Adopting the ideology of classic Italian espresso ... continue reading
$165 buy MORE: Coffee, Drink, Home.