Levitating Cup

Levitating Cup

Go find all your coasters and throw them in the trash. It's time to drink your whiskey like a goddamn sorcerer. Available as either a wired version or a wireless version, the Levitating CUP uses a series of magnets and an electrical field to make your glass of scotch hover in mi...

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

We had brushes with web design in school (also, we’re a website) and something that struck us was how inaccessible the process can be. Squarespace simplifies the whole process, allowing you to create a website tailored to your personal needs. The platform provides plenty of customizable options and templates, so whatever you’re building your site for, be it a portfolio, business, or house pet, will look great. You’ll even have a unique domain name, without any awkward brand name additions. It’s a personal site from top to bottom. Use coupon code ‘COOLMATERIAL‘ to get 10% off your first domains or website purchase.

The Smithsonian Is Hiring a Craft Beer Historian

The Smithsonian Is Hiring a Craft Beer Historian

Dust of those resumes, gents, because The Smithsonian has the dream gig for you and your gut. According to this job posting, The Smithsonian Food History Project is currently on the hunt for a Historian/Scholar to focus on brewing, with a strong emphasis on the craft beer movem...

8 New Beers You Should Drink Right Now

8 New Beers You Should Drink Right Now

When you hit your local liquor store or brewery in search of some new beers to try, there are a few we’d recommend keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new, some are seasonals making their return, and some were just announced for future release. So next time you’re...

8 Gin Drinks Perfect for Summer

8 Gin Drinks Perfect for Summer

Cocktail joints continue to expand their presence in the bar market, but you don’t have to don a vest or perfectly waxed mustache to make delicious drinks. All it takes is a steady hand and good recipe, and you can be your own mixologist. Give a couple of these a look before gi...

Dining at New York's Most Secret Restaurant

Dining at New York's Most Secret Restaurant

You’ve heard of speakeasies, but have you heard of speak-eateries? A growing trend of sometimes pop-up sometimes permanent, but always secret, restaurants are spreading throughout the United States. The most common type, and the hardest to get into, are referral only and that i...

Debunk the Skunk: Will Beer Go Bad in Your Trunk?

Debunk the Skunk: Will Beer Go Bad in Your Trunk?

There's a belief, held by some, that fresh beer will morph from drinkable pleasure into foul-tasting rat poison if left in heat. These people believe a cold 6-pack needs to stay a cold 6-pack. It's the reason why Igloo coolers are carried to breweries and ice packs are tossed...

This Is the Perfect Beer Glass

This Is the Perfect Beer Glass

The case for #properglassware for any and every style of beer has been well documented. Surely all these great beers need to be served in equally great glasses. Every style demands a specific shape. It may be worth considering that this is mostly bullshit. When you actually l...

Bubba Jones Brew Cups

Bubba Jones Brew Cups

Listen up beer fans—or fans of coffee, soda, or, really, any consumable liquid—it's time for a vessel fit for a feast. Each of these mugs, tankards, and growlers are handmade one at a time on an actual pottery wheel. That means every single one is completely unique. After b...