Gear: The campfire season is here folks and boy can they be a pain to get going. There can numerous ways that things can go wrong. The Happy Camper is such a simple yet useful invention. It is made of a slow burning cardboard with a firestarter that helps get it going. It elevates the wood off the ground giving optimal oxygen flow and leaving any wet ground issues behind. The Happy Camper will still allow you to put your expert campfire skills to good use without some of the hassles, leaving you with only one thing to focus on, the bourbon in your glass. Get it here.
Gear: Protect your furniture with this set of square Leather Coasters, which focus is on the natural beauty and variation of heavy-duty, vegetable-tanned bridle leather. Made in the USA, come in a set of 6, and and measure 4in. x 4in. Custom monogramming available. Get them here.
Drink: The 2014 Whiskey Advent Calendar is here. Behind each of the 24 windows lies a different 3cl Drinks By The Dram sample of delicious whisky, to help you count down to Christmas day again. The whiskies are listed below. Get yours here and enjoy!
Glen Garioch 1797 Founder’s Reserve
– Glenfarclas 10 Year Old
– The Lost Distilleries Blend – Batch 6
– The Macallan Amber – 1824 Series
– Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old Special Reserve
– Evan Williams Single Barrel 2003
– Auchentoshan Three Wood
– Arran – Batch 4 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)
– Bowmore 12 Year Old
– Teeling Small Batch Irish Whiskey
– Glenfiddich 18 Year Old
– Rock Town Arkansas Bourbon
– Haig Club
– Mackinlay’s Shackleton Rare Old Highland Malt – The Journey
– Isle of Jura 16 Year Old (Diurachs’ Own)
– Timorous Beastie
– Mortlach Rare Old
– Monkey Shoulder
– The Girvan Patent Still No.4 Apps
– Nikka Whisky From The Barrel
– Dalmore 15 Year Old
– Spirit of Hven Seven Stars No.2 Merak
– Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel – First Fill
– Paul John Edited
Book: What began over 30 years ago with hobby brewers in the United States has today become an international movement with beer-loving adherents from Europe to South Africa. Small enterprises worldwide are combining fresh ideas with traditional methods to create outstanding craft beers. Barley & Hops will take you on journey and and give you an extensive history behind your favorite beers. With numerous recipes, food pairing suggestions, portraits of those who are passionate about their craft, and much more, this is a great book to have on your shelf. Get it here.
Gear: We’ve featured a few flasks on our site, but none like the Vermonter Flask from Jacob Bromwell. Named after the state is was crafted in, the Vermonter flask is crafted from pure copper and made to last. The flask is 9 oz. and has a machined screw-top that is 100% leak proof. Designed for those who use their flasks on a regular basis, it is durable and a pleasure to look at. Get one here.
Food: We love Epic Bars and today we are excited to feature another great product. Epic’s Hunter & Gatherer packs stay true to the company’s fundamental principles by using 100% grass-fed, free roam organic beef turned jerky. They are mixed with a variety of different fruits and nuts and are available in four flavour profiles that include Harvest Nuts, Berry Blossom, and Toasted Coconut. Get them here.
Gear: Today we feature another amazing product from Strong Like Bull and one that is based on such a simple idea. BottleLoft lets you hang your beer from the roof of your refrigerator. This keeps them out of the way of all the other items you have on hand. Using magnets that can hold up to 4.8 lbs., a custom rail, and adhesive strips; BottleLoft will save you space and allow you to add a couple extra beers, which is what is most important anyways. Get it here.
Gear: Today we feature the Floyd Shelf and simple tool that allows you to turn any slab of wood into a working shelf. The Floyd Shelf is a two-bracket set available in red, white, or black, and bolts to your wall, tightening down on any piece of wood up to 1 and 5/8 inches thick to form a shelf of virtually any width. This simple design makes it easy to use and gives you the opportunity to choose what wood you would like to use. Each shelf holds up to 50 pounds, so you can easily display some of your favorite bottles. Get one here.
Gear: Traditional growlers are great but we all know our beer inside goes flat quickly once opened. This is where the uKeg comes in. It is a new growler that is equipped with a CO2 regulator cap, pressure gauge, and tap handle. The uKeg is easy to transport and will keep your beer fresh for up to a month. Now you don’t have to waste that beer you unfortunately didn’t have a chance to drink right away and with a site gauge you can see exactly how much beer you have left. Get on here.