Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide

You’re the reason your dad drinks, so you might as well get him what he wants for Father’s Day.   Spirits There’s even more Japanese influence in the American bar scene now than there was among the Impressionists, so try starting with one of these new, fantastic (yet affordable enough to not make him ask why you …

Hermetus Bottle Opener & Resealer

Update: sign up for the email newsletter to get a $7 off coupon, bringing the cost under a buck (+$5 shipping). For  crooked bar owners, roofy dosers and those who just can’t drink a whole beer in one sitting, there is now the Hermetus Bottle Opener & Resealer. This churchkey can also be used to hermetically …

Five Dollar Shake

In my home town, there’s a rural hipster cafe where they serve a delightful little concoction called the $5 Shake. It goes something like this: $5Shake 16 ounces imperial stout, like Otter Creek Imerial Russian Stout 1.5 ounces espresso 1/2 ounce pure Vermont maple syrup Combine all ingredients in an imperial pint glass, stirring gently.