While searching at Dickel’s Tennessee distillery for barrels of 9-year-old whisky, distiller Allisa Henley stumbled across a cache of barrels filled with this nectar of the gods. It’s rich, sweet, with tons of vanilla and oak. For now, you’ll need to visit Cascade Hollow if you want one.
Florida-based Saltwater Brewery came up with an edible, compostable and biodegradable alternative to plastic drink can rings which can harm animals. Made from byproducts of the company’s brewing process, the edible rings are just as strong as their plastic counterparts.
You’re gonna need a bigger rocks glass. Brooklyn artisans Fess Wavy turn cocktails into deadly shark-infested waters their awesome laser-cut cocktail picks, made from tortoise-shell Lucite. Who knew sharks liked cherries and olives? (Lead image via The Gear Hound)
How to Make Everything’s latest project is tequila. While they’re finishing their DIY process, they made this video showing how liquor companies make tequila. It’s made from the blue agave plant, but legally, only those made in Jalisco, Mexico can be called “tequila.”
Whether you like your mules with vodka or bourbon, they’re best enjoyed from a copper mug. Now you can serve up a fun 2oz. shot size of your favorite Moscow or Kentucky Mule from a tiny metal mug. Save 16% on this set of four BOS Mugshots in The Awesomer Shop.
Piñatas for adults. These colorful paper animals come stuffed with not just candy, but those tiny bottles of booze you find on airplanes and in minibars. The Stay Classy Burrito comes with 10 nips of liquor, assorted candies, fun fortunes, a blindfold, hanging twine, and a smashing stick.
The Tea-Ceré was engineered to produce the perfect cup of matcha green tea. Its automated mortar produces an extraordinarily fine powder, and its heated whisking chamber eliminates the laborious process usually associated with making this delicious and healthy drink.
Like the Rambler Tumbler and Cup, the new Rambler Bottles have wide mouths that make them easy to pour, drink and clean. They’re also made of stainless steel and have double-walled insulation and an airtight cap with a large handle. Available in 18oz, 36oz and 64oz.
Why is a rocks glass a rocks glass? And why do foo-foo drinks go in a V-shaped martini glass? Mike Rugnetta of PBS Idea Channel stops by Brooklyn cocktail bar Leyenda to get the skinny on the reasoning behind glassware selection from award winning bartender Ivy Mix.
This portable gadget is perfect for the coffee aficionado. It packs an insulated tumbler, hand-crank grinder, drip kettle, stainless steel filter, so you can make a wonderful cup of joe wherever you go. Just add beans and hot water. Save 16% in The Awesomer Shop.
Another brilliant single barrel Kentucky whiskey from the Buffalo Trace Distillery. Elmer T. Lee is smooth and fragrant, with notes of spiced vanilla, and a lightly honeyed note throughout. At 90 proof, it’s eminently drinkable, and you should always keep a bottle in your cabinet.