Vans-Authentic-Denim

If you knew you were going to be stranded on an island and you could only bring one pair of pants with you, what would you bring? For most men, that’s not even something you’d have to think about. The almost unanimous answer would probably be jeans. Jeans beat up nicely, they’re comfy and they don’t require washing every day. It only makes sense then that sooner or later someone would apply the material we’ve all come to know and love to shoes. The Vans Authentic model (vulcanized waffle rubber sole in white) gets slightly modified with the addition of denim. We’re not huge fans of math, but it’s easy to figure out that this equation ended up with a pair of shoes that looks good.

Pappy-Van-Winkle-Hot-Sauce

Pappy Van Winkle is the name in bourbon. Bottles have sent drinkers on wild goose chases and left others with empty bank accounts. While we can’t help you procure any of that elusive elixir, we can bring a little Pappy into your life in another way. Pappy Van Winkle Hot Sauce is aged in actual Pappy Van Winkle bourbon barrels. The distillery teamed with friends at Midland Ghost to make this flavorful hot sauce, which features the latter’s prized first generation Ghost Peppers. After the sauce was made, it was left to age in barrels that once held Pappy. That means you have a sauce that’s rich, oaky, and full of flavorful heat. Use it on meats, veggies, or, if you’re a special brand of crazy, just drink it straight from the bottle. It’s that good.