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In 1817, Guinness sent eight “hogsheads” of beer to South Carolina for consumption in America. Since that time, Guinness has enjoyed a profitable relationship with the U.S., sending far more beer these days to our shores. To celebrate the 200th year of doing so, Guinness dipped into their archives to brew a new Export Stout based on the one sent many moons ago. Guinness 200th Anniversary Export Stout is brewed just like Benjamin Guinness brewed it in 1817, with black patent malt, which is a sort of precursor to roasted barley. The result is a 6% ABV stout that pours a dark ruby red and packs notes of caramel and roasted coffee. Look for it on shelves stateside soon.

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Ah, the waffle weave. Looks cool, feels great, reminds us of toasted Eggos. You’ve seen them before–probably in a fancy store or hotel–but Parachute’s brand new Waffle Towels are different. They’re spun using innovative Aerocotton Technology, which basically means they’ll be dry by the time your significant other finally gets out of the shower and realizes you stole their towel. Parachute’s Waffle Towels come in two sizes and two neutral colors. Plus, their 100% cotton construction means they start soft and only get softer with time. Even Kevin McCallister would approve.