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5 German Beer Styles Every Guy Should Know

5 German Beer Styles Every Guy Should Know

Germany is a very regionally distinct country and exhibits that diversity in its beer. We've compiled a list of 5 distinct styles that best showcase German beer and are possibly the muse for your favorite American craft brew. German Beer laws are fairly restrictive (i.e. a Ko...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

The Best Breweries in America Road Trip

The Best Breweries in America Road Trip

Unless you have a ton of free time, plenty of disposable income, and a spare liver resting in your trunk, you probably aren't going to complete this road trip in one go. That said, if you did want to pull off the most epic brewtrip of all time, this is it. FlowingData used Rate...

Beers That Taste Like Your Favorite Halloween Candies

Beers That Taste Like Your Favorite Halloween Candies

What was your prized candy during your trick-or-treating days? Reese's? Almond Joy? Stale-ass pretzels from the weird neighbor no one talked to? Or worse, Good 'N Plenty? Your candy hunting days may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't take your preferences over to somethin...

Pico Is the Keurig for Craft Beer

Pico Is the Keurig for Craft Beer

After a couple successful Kickstarter projects, PicoBrew is back with Pico, the Keurig for craft beer. Using PicoBrew's award-winning Zymatic technology, the fully automatic craft beer brewing appliance allows anyone (yes, anyone!) to brew 5L mini-kegs of the same professional qu...

MiniBrew All-In-One Homebrewer

MiniBrew All-In-One Homebrewer

Home brewing isn't the most difficult thing in the world to do, but the combination of art, science and luck that's ultimately so satisfying can also be a huge pain in the ass. Once you figure out all your buckets, carboys, tubing, hydrometers, bungs and any other hardware, you'r...

48 Hours in Vermont

48 Hours in Vermont

There's no doubt that some of the best ideas are hatched over a few cold ones. And so it happened, one day in the office after a few beers, that an idea was hatched—a company retreat of sorts. But it couldn’t be the same old trip to talk about synergies and lean six sigma or ...

Coast Coasters

Coast Coasters

Whether you hail from the streets of New York City or were raised alongside the beaches of California, we’ve got the perfect place for you to rest your next cold one. These Coast Coasters allow you to display a little coastal pride when you’re knocking back a Brooklyn Lager o...

Shark Jaw Bottle Opener

Shark Jaw Bottle Opener

There are times when you want to tear into a cold one like a ravenous beast. That’s why there’s the Shark Jaw Bottle Opener. The heavy metal bottle opener allows you to sink some teeth into your delicious prey while keeping your chompers intact. With its gold finish and sturd...

Not Your Father's Ginger Ale

Not Your Father's Ginger Ale

Not Your Father's Root Beer, the beer/root beer hybrid from Small Town Brewery, became somewhat of a phenomenon this past year. We mean, it's a 5.9% ABV beverage that tastes just like root beer—what's not to love? To follow up on its success, Small Town Brewery is launching Not...

Sempli Monti Beer Glasses

Sempli Monti Beer Glasses

Sempli, best known for their Cupa line of glasses that rotate on a point in the base, knows how to make a fantastic glass that also makes a statement. For the latest release, designer Daniele “Danne” Semeraro turned his keen eye to everyone’s favorite sudsy beverage. The Mo...

The Labels of Stone Brewing

The Labels of Stone Brewing

As one of the 10 largest craft breweries in the United States, Stone Brewing Co. probably has a few bottles waiting for you at your local bottle shop no matter where you live. And when you do spot one, with its stenciled gargoyle and screen-printed label, it will be distinctl...