Articles Tagged: Buyers Guide

Bulleit 10 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey Review

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Diageo’s small batch, Bulleit Bourbon recently released it’s newest expression, Bulleit 10, a 10 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. At a recent event, Founder Tom Bulliet, told the crowd how was able to a 10 year in the Kentucky heat. Using the same distilliate as their classic Frontier Whiskey, Mr. Bulliet hand selects barrels starting at year one, three and six to go towards the 10. Knowing which barrels can withstand the extra years … Read more

Bar10der – Ten Bartending Tools In One

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Don’t want to haul your whole cocktail kit to your friend’s party, but want to be ready if duty calls? Then Bar10der is for you.  If MacGyver was a bartender, this would be his bar tool.  Bar10der packs 10 bartending tools into one tool that folds down to about 8 inches and weighs a little less than a pound. 

What’s included?

    Muddler
    Reamer
    Channel Knife
    Jigger
    Zester
    Knife
    Stirrer
    Strainer
    Corkscrew
    Bottle Opener

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Sipping Stones

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How to chill a fine Scotch without succumbing to tons of dilution?  A question as old as the Whisky itself.  

Sipping Stones, made of 100% soap stone, solves the problem by not being ice.  That’s right, these rocks are rocks. Simply store these dice sized cubes in the freezer and they are ready to chill when you are.  Which for me is always.

So how did they do chilling my Scotch (or beverage of your … Read more

Mavea Elemaris XL Water Filtration Pitcher

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We recently tried out the Mavea Elemaris XL Water Filtration Pitcher for our water drinking needs.  Living in San Francisco we have great water, which is some what negated by the pipes in our 1920s era building.  This pitcher from Germany helps get rid of some that bad stuff with a state of the art filter that requires no pre-soaking and last about 90 days.  Along with it’s European design and 5 color options, the

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TnE Red Wine: Just Add Water

Are you going camping or hiking? Are you going to space?

If the answer to either of these questions is “yes,” then Trek’n Eat has the product for you: powdered wine.

This red wine can be easily toted in its lightweight dry form. Add water and you have wine with 8.2% alcohol content.

You adventurous types out there will have to let me know how it is. I’m sticking with the non-dehydrated stuff.

Trek’nEat Red … Read more