Mental Floss shares a handful of facts and tips about beer and other alcoholic beverages, from the ways in which alcohol affect creativity, to how to open a beer bottle in a pinch, to the different kinds of hops used in brewing beer.
S&D Brewski’s stainless steel growler has a built in erasable chalkboard so you can remember what’s inside. Its double-walled, vacuum-sealed insulation keeps contents fresh, and stays cold up to 36 hours, and its screw-top lid comes with a tether so you don’t lose it.
Brewjacket’s Beermkr makes brewing craft beer easier than cooking. Order a beer kit, put the ingredients in, turn the machine on and wait. After a week you have a gallon of fresh beer that you can store in the included dispenser. You can order premade kits or create your own.
The Pico U is PicoBrew’s latest beer brewing machine. But aside from letting you ferment and brew a variety of beer from PicoBrew’s selection, the Pico U also lets you make coffee, tea, dry soda, kombucha and much more, all in a compact package that’s easy to clean.
The perfect gift for any craft beer fanatic, this Man Crate includes a 64 oz. mini-keg steel growler, personalized with its recipients name, two cool pint glasses, a bag of delicious Brew Candy, a 33 Bottles of Beer journal for logging brews, and a chalk pencil for growler labeling.
Rotate local craft beers and serve them at home with the SUB® Home Beer Draft System. Keep your beer cold and freshly carbonated. Get delivery of new various microbrewswhenever you want. Treat yourself to this home beer draft system, and use code GIFTSHOP15 for 15% off.
BrüMate’s modular can cooler holds 12oz or 16oz cans, or can be filled directly with up to 16oz of beer or any cold drink to enjoy through its sipper lid. Its double-wall insulation keeps things cold, and you can super-chill your 12oz cans with the included freezable gel insert.
Keep up to 128 oz. of your favorite craft beer fresh and carbonated for up to 2 weeks with GrowlerWerks’ uKeg 128. The vacuum-insulated steel container has a built-in tap, a variable pressure regulation cap, and keeps charged with CO2 cartridges. Also available in copper.
Sempli Designer Daniele Semeraro presents a fantastic looking set of modern, hand-blown crystal beer glasses, each designed to enhance the flavor and minimize foam. Includes 12 oz. IPA, 12 oz. pilsner, 19 oz. pint, and 12 oz. birra glasses, and packaged in a fancy gift box.
Like putting our pants on one leg at a time, we’re used to doing the same with our beer bottles. But if you’ve got guests over, you can pop open six bottles at once with this clever bottle opener design from Dim Sum Club, currently being funded over on Indiegogo.
Raise your mead like a Stark with this unique real ox horn that’s been polished and sealed. Make an impression and enjoy any cool liquid in this naturally-patterned mug. Each one is unique, and ethically sourced. Save 25% off the regular price in The Awesomer Shop.
Say cheers to Hilliard’s Craft Beer Brittle. Cooked in copper kettles, and packed with crunchy spanish peanuts, fresh brewed beer from the Shovel Town Brewery creates a buttery, nutty flavor with enough hoppiness to balance things out. Perfect for microbrew fans.
Most beer koozies are made from foam or fabric. But Ollari’s shows us how to make a super slick koozie from carefully segmented blocks of walnut, maple, and padouk, glued together, then turned on a lathe. A layer of clear lacquer protects it from condensation.
Rumpl, maker of awesome blankets for camping and bedrooms turned their textile skills to something entirely different this time, with the creation of a soft and insulating beer koozie that packs up small enough to carry it on your belt loop. Available in 12oz and 22oz sizes.
A tasty new seasonal beer from Ireland’s St. James’s Gate Brewery, it’s light, bright, and so drinkable. Turns out that the same yeast that makes a great stout imbues this beer with grapefruit, lemon peel, banana, and a hint of clove. Perfect for spring and summer shindigs.
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