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Last year, Amazon released Echo, a really, really awesome voice-controlled entertainment hub that was ignored by far too many people. Now, Amazon is expanding the Alexa line with Tap, a voice-controlled Bluetooth speaker designed for a bit more portability. All you need to do is tap the microphone button on the speaker and say your request—anything from a specific song you want to hear to a pizza order you want to place. You can listen to music from Prime Music (obviously), Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn, and Tap can stream the music from your Bluetooth-connected phone or device. Powered by Dolby, the dual stereo speakers spit out 360° sound, and the device itself offers 9 hours of playback. Whereas Echo was meant more to sit on a shelf in your living room, Tap is designed to be attached to a backpack, thrown in a bag, or carried around for use. Just like with Echo, we’re fans.

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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.