Imagine taking fresh, green coffee beans and with the simple push of a button, turning them into drinkable black coffee. It was just a coffee addict’s dream until now: this new, all-in-one roaster-grinder-brewer does it all automatically.
People have found all sorts of interesting alternative uses for old 8-bit Nintendo cartridges but this beats them all: A flask. Yes, the thirsty dudes at Ink Whiskey are converting cartridges into flasks. 5 different games to chose from. Pick your poison. Coming soon.
Let some other schmuck show up to the Turkey Day feast with the embarrassing/sad holiday classic, green bean casserole. A guy like you should show up with this delectable showstopper. Whipped bourbon bacon sweet potatoes taste as good as they sound and if prepared with care, will be devoured instantly.
The idea is just to make it seem like you can cook. Actually learning isn’t necessary. And it’ll be even easier using these idiot-proof pre-made spice blends. Just Cook has created a whole range of natural spice rubs for better-tasting chicken, fish, and beef. You can do it.
To celebrate 40 years of booming business in the outdoor recreation sector, Patagonia has teamed up with New Belgium brewing to create a birthday beer. More specifically, California Route Organic Ale, which will come in a can. Aside from “maybe” being at a Patagonia retailer near you for a limited-time starting sometime soon, there’s scant few details on where or if you’ll be able to buy it. Cool can though.
Any former reality show idiot can get a book deal. Especially to “write” a cookbook. But Southern chef John Currence won the James Beard award. And this won’t make his colorful personal stories or music pairings any better but at least you know his 130 recipes will be legit.
What good is a filling a whole growler if it gets lukewarm before you’re half done? It’s not. But this threadless insulated growler from Miir is good. Because not only will it keep your beer cold, but for every purchase Miir gives back, providing clean drinking water for one person. They even give you a bracelet to track the donation.
Diddy is somehow keeping his goofy, candy-flavored Ciroc vodka brand afloat, so why wouldn’t a Hollywood superstar like George Clooney step into the booze biz? Especially with a high-quality, 100% Blue Weber agave tequila made by master distillers in Jalisco, Mexico. His new Casamigos Tequila comes in 2 flavors, Blanco and Reposado and both are smooth enough for sipping straight-up.
Winespeak. It’s for waiters and the ex-wives they wait on. All you need to appreciate wine is a mouth but this book can get you a few steps further along in understanding what you’re drinking. Written without winespeak, master sommelier Richard Betts adds insight and humor (gasp) to help you identify and appreciate your wine. Yes, it really is a scratch-n-sniff book.
Heineken drinkers are like PC users. They’re loyal to what they like & won’t switch no matter what everyone else is into. You guys will love this new home tap system from Heineken, Krups, & important designer dude Marc Newson. Load up the pressurized, refrigerated tap unit with a metal “Torp” canister of Heinie and enjoy a fresh, cold one anytime.