As far as we’re concerned, a great IPA can be served in a lucky ski boot if need be, but for those who prefer to enjoy a fine pale from the proper vessel, here it is. Riedel enlisted the knowledge of master IPA brewers Sam Caligione of Dogfish Head & Sierra Nevada’s Ken Grossman to help them create this IPA-specific glass. Source
If you’re going to take that leap and wear “accessories” at least choose functional ones. Unlike assless chaps, this grenade-shaped beer opener/multi-tool/keychain will look sharp hanging from your belt and it has ¼” & 7/16” hex wrenches plus several ways to pop your brews.
Carabiners are usually used for rockclimbing and mountaineering but since nobody does that, Anso knifemakers created a Titanium ’biner that people might actually use. It is not designed for climbing or safety but it does open beers.
Tipsy is a term used by people who have had too much to drink but don’t want to admit it. This tequila buffet, which features a wooden serving board with cutouts for your bottle, shot glasses, salt bowls and everything else you need to rip shots, will keep your entire tequila service in place when you get into tipsy territory.
Normally we wouldn’t advocate putting your balls in somebody’s drink, but these balls are different. They’re stainless steel and made to cool your cocktail without diluting it. And jokes aside, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Balls Of Steel goes to testicular cancer research.
We know knives and drinking don’t mix but Danish knifemakers, Anso don’t really care. They create highly functional tools for both cutting and popping bottles. The Bar-Key is a solid Titanium opener and pry bar for your key chain. 5 colors available.
Poor skateboarding. Once young, wild and immune to the influence of anything but the underground, it has now reached middle age. New York “skate boutiques” now collab with French board brands to foist hip products like corkscrews made from recycled decks on an aging population of ex-skaters. So what if you can’t to kickflip anymore as long as you can corkscrew, right? via
Whether you drink aged, fine wines or supermarket table wine, well-designed wine tools are kitchen essentials. The Blade series includes a waiter’s corkscrew, an ergonomic twist corkscrew, a vacuum pump and an aerating decanting pourer. The design of the pourer adds 430% more oxygen to the wine as it pours, making even mediocre wine taste fine.
Forget about outfits for every occasion, the luggage you really need for that holiday trip back home is this Italian leather bar-in-a-box from luggage maker Tumi and the distillers of Ketel One. The Traveling Mixologist holds two bottles, two martini glasses, an ice bucket, ice tongs, an ice scoop, a zester, and everything else you need for a well-lubricated holiday season.