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November is National Diabetes Month at werd.com

November is National Diabetes Month

Diabetes is everywhere …. someone you know, your mom, your best-friend’s kid, maybe even yourself??

You know the drill … eat better, exercise, watch your weight … but it’s hard, really hard.

Thankfully, we’re here to help.

For Good Measure blends diabetes with culinary inspiration. Low-carb cuisine that’s simple to prepare and amazing on the palate. Check it out, tell your mom, open up that refrigerator, and create something nourishing that will also keep the doctor off your back.

Alice In Chains’ Bourbon Adds a Taste of Tequila at werd.com

Alice In Chains’ Bourbon Adds a Taste of Tequila

Bourbon aged in tequila barrels sounds interesting. Bottling it at 101-proof even more so. Add in that the band Alice In Chains is behind it and we’re thirsty. Their unique bourbon is called All Secrets Known after the band’s 2009 song of the same name, and is made by FEW distilleries. This whiskey is certainly strong but as the distiller explains, the tequila barrel aging gives it a sweet spiciness with grassy notes of agave. We’ll take ours on the “rocks,” get it?

This German Bottle Opener Reseals the Deal at werd.com

This German Bottle Opener Reseals the Deal

Posted in Bar Ware and Gear for Men

Maybe it’s all the Octoberfesting but Westmark’s German-made 3-in-1 Resealer Beer Bottle Opener seems like a great idea right about now. Made of high-quality stainless steel it features a durable design and simple embossed instructions that make resealing your unfinished beers easier than ever. And even though you won’t need them, it’s also got instructions for opening bottles.

Tap It & Chill with Igloo’s Kegmate Cooler at werd.com

Tap It & Chill with Igloo’s Kegmate Cooler

Igloo knows how to party. Exhibit A: The Kegmate, a 54-quart stainless cooler with a built-in beer tap. It allows you to handle-pour nice frosty beers while the keg sits comfortably nearby not needing anyone to pump it up or ice it down. Igloo calls the system a Jockey Box, which includes the interchangeable tap, cooling coils, and the brand’s Cool Riser Technology. When you’re not tapping a keg, this premium cooler carries up to 85 12-ounce cans.

Hosting a Little Wine & Cheese Social Just Got Cheezier at werd.com

Hosting a Little Wine & Cheese Social Just Got Cheezier

Posted in Drink and Food and Food, Drink & Hosting

House Wine and Kellogg have partnered  to sell a wine-and-Cheez-It box. That’s 2 of life’s essentials in one box: a wine-tap on one side & crunchy Cheez-Its on the other. The 2 brands got this brilliant idea from you—their consumers, whose posts about “pairing” with Cheez-Its were simply too good not to embrace. Guys, this is basically dinner & drinks in a box. A date night no-brainer, right?!

This New Jägermeister Bottle is Pretty Cool at werd.com

This New Jägermeister Bottle is Pretty Cool

Modeled after those blue plastic freezer packs, Jägermeister’s new fast-cooling PET bottle is the brand’s first plastic packaging to reach the U.S. Not only will the CoolPack bottle fit nicely into your cooler; it will get icy (& more deliciously drinkable) faster than the glass bottle. Much lighter too, giving yet another reason to bring your Jäger along for the journey.

Coca-Cola Debuts Adult Drinks: Signature Mixers at werd.com

Coca-Cola Debuts Adult Drinks: Signature Mixers

Coca-Cola has concocted a new range of premium, adult-focused beverages; the brand’s debut lineup of Signature Mixers are cocktail mixers crafted to pair with dark spirits. There are 4 flavors: Smoky, Spicy, Herbal, & Woody—each developed & hand-stamped by a high profile mixologist from prominent & progressive bars all around the world. Rum, whiskey, golden tequilas, fernet—all your favorite brown bevvies—will now mix tastefully with Coke.

From Acclaimed Chicago Bar: <i>The Aviary Cocktail Book</i> at werd.com

From Acclaimed Chicago Bar: The Aviary Cocktail Book

Posted in Best Books for Men and Drink and Media

More than 2 years in the making, the Aviary Cocktail Book—based on Chicago’s ultra-deluxe Aviary cocktail bar—is comprised of 440 color pages featuring incredible photography that accompanies over 115 cutting-edge craft cocktail recipes. The idea was to create a book as innovative and original as the Aviary’s next-level approach to the art of mixology.

Enjoy Your Whiskey in a Handmade Clay Tumbler at werd.com

Enjoy Your Whiskey in a Handmade Clay Tumbler

Hand-thrown and decorated by skilled artisans at the MMclay Studio in San Francisco, California, these glazed clay whiskey cups are the perfect vessel for your favorite libation. Their unique coloring & markings make them truly unique and if you want to, you can use them for juice, water, and whatever else might wet your whistle.

Give Your Valentine Something Sweet with CBD at werd.com

Give Your Valentine Something Sweet with CBD

Instead of the stock box of chocolates for your Valentine, Lord Jones has something a bit more healthy. Their Limited Edition CBD Gumdrops are handmade in small batches with natural fruit flavors and hemp-derived CBD extract. Before you get the giggles, keep in mind these are non-psychoactive treats. They contain broad spectrum CBD extract derived from select hemp cultivated in the USA but alas, contain no THC.

Metallica Goes Deeper Into Booze Biz with “Enter Night” Pilsner at werd.com

Metallica Goes Deeper Into Booze Biz with “Enter Night” Pilsner

Metal gods Metallica have teamed up with San Diego-based mega-microbrewer Stone Brewing to release a signature pilsner inspired by thundering drums & shred-heavy riffage. Stone founder and the band worked together on every step in the process of creating the new “Enter Night” Pilsner. The beer, with special branded packaging will be available nationwide this spring.

Sierra Nevada Creates New IPA to Support Victims of California Wildfires at werd.com

Sierra Nevada Creates New IPA to Support Victims of California Wildfires

Located very near the record-breaking destruction of California’s recent Camp Fire, Sierra Nevada Brewing has crafted a fundraiser beer to support fire relief efforts in the area. Their Resilience Butte County Proud IPA was brewed on Giving Tuesday & Sierra is giving 100% of the proceeds from the beer to the Camp Fire Relief Fund. They’ve also recruited over 1000 breweries nationwide to brew it, too. Buy some, drink some and you’ll be doing a bit of good for the tens of thousands effected by this disaster.

Drink Up the Holiday Cheer with Smirnoff Ornaments at werd.com

Drink Up the Holiday Cheer with Smirnoff Ornaments

Posted in Decor and Drink and Home Stuff

Getting a Christmas ornament as a gift is usually right up there with that sweater from your aunt. Not this year. Smirnoff figured it out. They filled their festive holiday baubles with vodka. Each of the 6 different designs is filled with 750 milliliters of the brand’s triple-distilled No. 21 vodka. The ideal elixir for quality time with the family. Celebrate responsibly, LOL. Available wherever Smirnoff is sold.

<i>Game Of Thrones</i> Whisky? Let’s Make It a Double at werd.com

Game Of Thrones Whisky? Let’s Make It a Double

As the new & final season of Game Of Thrones approaches, hardcore fans will have a great way to deal with the pain of losing their favorite series. Game Of Thrones just launched 8 Scotch Whiskys to bid us all farewell. Each whisky was specially create by a renowned Scottish distiller, including Talisker, Cardhu, Royal Lochnagar, Clynelish, and more.

An Advent Calendar of Wines, Yes Please. at werd.com

An Advent Calendar of Wines, Yes Please.

The Twelve Nights Of Wine from Vinebox is an advent calendar of carefully curated wines delivered to your door in small, by-the-glass size bottles. It’s a mix of reds and whites plus specially selected seasonal wines. Vinebox has also hidden “Golden Bottles” in the mix and if you’re lucky enough to get one, Vinebox will send you wine for a full year.

This Is Where Your Whiskey Wants To Be at werd.com

This Is Where Your Whiskey Wants To Be

Posted in Bar Ware and Home Stuff

The Balvenie Bar Cart, designed by Mats Christensen, is the perfect vehicle and showcase for your favorite whiskeys. Made from reclaimed barrels, with a rustic wood exterior and charred interior, the cart celebrates the craft of distillery and blurs the line between furniture and art.