If regular old, plebian, run-of-the-mill, humdrum, stock, boring, standard ice cubes are cramping the style of your classic craft cocktails, The Neat Ice system will make you thirsty. Instead of cube trays or fridge ice-maker chunks, this thing makes big clear blocks of ice you chop up & smash like a bartender from 1898. The kit includes an ice mold, chisel, mallet/muddler, and a canvas Lewis bag used for crushing.
If the thought of sobriety makes you ill, this unique stainless steel flask in the shape of a hospital blood bag will make you better, but only if you fill it with the proper life-giving fluids. Available in November.
Unless you happen to really like Lederhosen, this is all you need to gear up for Oktoberfest. The Das Can-In-Stein looks like a classic pewter tankard with its hinged lid & thumb lever but it’s just a holster that fits any 12oz. can. Prost!
Maybe you’ve made homebrew or homemade wine, or maybe you’ve made neither, holding out for this sake making kit. The kit includes everything you need to make 1-gallon batches of traditional Japanese sake except for 2 ingredients, the 1 lb. of white raisins and 2.5 lbs. of sugar needed for each brewing.
When you unzip your snakeskin-embossed case containing 4 gold-colored stainless steel shot glasses, you’ll say, “Alexander Wang designed these.” The other person will say, “cool.” And while you both pretend to know who he is, you will do your shots and soon the world around you will become more entertaining.
Replacing the muddled Mojito of yore, the Moscow Mule is everyone’s latest cocktail obsession. And this set from Broquet gives you everything you need (minus the liquor) to make them at home. The set includes a stainless steel jigger & shaker, gourmet ginger syrup, and a pair of the requisite copper mugs to make it authentic.
These bartending multi-tools are designed for creating perfect cocktails & give you all the tools you need to do it. The Margarita Master features a jigger, knife, reamer, salt rimmer, & strainer all-in-one. They also make a similarly-equipped Martini Master & Mojito Master.
Up in Canada where the glorious game of hockey was perfected, those hosers open beers with their teeth. But the rest of us will be happy to use the PuckOpener instead. Made from a regulation NHL puck, they’re available in a variety of designs.
Still drinking your stout from a regular glass, eh? Not for long. Riedel glassmakers collaborated with Left Hand Brewery & Rogue Ales to design a glass that accentuates the unique flavors and body of a stout beer and this is it: The Spiegelau Stout Glass.
Made by a real human blacksmith in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, this hand-forged steel opener from Leaning Barn Iron Works features an old-time design that will pop ’em all.