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DESIGN
GrowlerWerks
In Portland, Oregon, nearly every neighborhood boasts its own brewery, and the takeout container of choice is usually the cheap, refillable and readily available growler. However, the growler has one fatal flaw: its screw-on cap lets in air. Unless...
FOOD-DRINK
Narragansett Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the Union, yet as visitors and locals alike know, it's not short on culture, heritage or tradition. Two of those traditions are Narragansett Beer and the state's official beverage (yes, states have official beverages...
FOOD-DRINK
London's Tincan Restaurant
by Adam Coghlan One of the more intriguing culinary experiments we've seen in some time comes from an unlikely source: award-winning architecture and design practice AL_A. With Tincan—a new six-month-long temporary restaurant and shop in London...
DESIGN
King of Gears Jersey by King Kog
For all the nutrition, training and bike weight measuring, there's one thing cyclists everywhere can agree upon after a long hard ride—and it isn't more energy bars. Aprés beers are a part of bike culture whether you're riding in a peloton-style...
CULTURE
Easy Keys Creation Myths: The Story of Beer
Easy Keys' new book "The Story of Beer" is a rollicking tale in which readers will find a giant banjo-playing bear clad in white briefs and sporting deer antlers. His name is BEER. Billed as a translation by Aimee Theirot, from an original story...
FOOD-DRINK
Sixpoint Brewery's Juice-Based RAD
For a craft beer-based take on the infamous Brass Monkey, Sixpoint Brewery recently introduced RAD, a tangy concoction of fruit juice and beer. Inspired by a 50-50 blend of lemon soda and beer originally created to quench the heavy thirst of cyclists...
FOOD-DRINK
Baker's Bark Craft Beer Spice Rub
With grilling season just around the corner, there's no better time to step up your barbecue game with a bit of spice. The crew at Georgia-based Baker's Bark brought in a favorite grilling companion to add a unique maltiness to their smoky spice...
FOOD-DRINK
Clapton Craft Beer
East London’s craft beer scene continues to evolve; constantly bringing new, interesting concepts to an area that’s already home to a number of microbreweries. The latest addition is Clapton Craft, a beer shop on Lower Clapton Road in Hackney that...
FOOD-DRINK
Ponysaurus Beer
When choosing a mascot that's a dinosaur with the lower body of a pony, you're setting the bar high for crafting a beer that will be just as memorable in taste. Started last year by Keil Jansen (who quit his job as a special education teacher to...
TRAVEL
Word of Mouth Melbourne: Late-Night
Melbourne is a city that prides itself on culture. From concerts to plays, club events and public exhibitions, there's no shortage of entertainment into the very early hours. But when the clock clicks over to a new day, the perfect place for supper...
FOOD-DRINK
Ger'onimo by Beavertown + Jameson
by Adam Coghlan Two men in two countries on a serious mission to create a beer for the connoisseur, Ger'onimo by Beavertown + Jameson is a collaboration between a microbrewery in East London founded three years ago and an Irish whiskey distillery...
FOOD-DRINK
Naked Homebrew Labels
When it comes to homebrewing, often the only option for marking each concoction is the old sharpie-on-cap method. While going label-less makes reusing bottles and lids easier, "naked" containers are a surefire path to confusion. Garage Monk offers...
FOOD-DRINK
Corkcicle
Few products are entirely explained in their name like Corkcicle, a wine chiller that replaces the bottle's cork, resulting in consistently chilled white wine (or room temperature red wine) for up to an hour. A non-toxic cooling gel (surrounded by...
FOOD-DRINK
La Brasserie de la Goutte d'Or
Chateau rouge, Ernestine, Charbonnière, Myrha—these names no longer refer exclusively to the streets of the popular Paris neighborhood La Goutte d'Or in the 18th arrondissement, as they have been given to the first bottles of beer made 100% in central...
FOOD-DRINK
Braven Brewing Company
New York is a city in a constant state of change with local, national and global forces shaping neighborhoods and communities. While Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood is now best known for its vibrant artist community and wood-fired pizza, it was...
TRAVEL
Word Of Mouth: Grünerløkka, Oslo
by Emily Millett Oslo is officially one of the most expensive cities in the world. And although it is intriguingly enticing in all of its icily organized and spotless Nordic beauty, when a cup of coffee can set you back around $20, you'll want to...
FOOD-DRINK
The Sub and The Torp: Heineken Innovations
Always ahead in the differentiation game, beer giant Heineken recently unveiled a new way to attract the ever-growing craft beer connoisseur—a home draft beer machine designed in part by celebrated industrial designer Marc Newson. As home brewing...
FOOD-DRINK
Almanac Beer Company
There's no shortage of craft beer-makers in the US. Over the past decade, the number of microbreweries, brew pubs and home-brewers has exploded—just about everybody has a friend who insists his or her homemade IPA beats anything on tap. However...
FOOD-DRINK
Upslope Brewing Company
Cracking open a cold one in the great outdoors shouldn't mean lowering your standards. While many favorite brews are bottle-bound, the crew at Upslope Brewing Company of Boulder, Colorado knows good things can come in cans. CH tested three of Upslope...
TECH
Nikon Coolpix A
Thanks to Instagram, in 2013 everybody is a food photographer. The plethora of filters the social app provides has undoubtedly contributed to making culinary still lifes more visually intriguing, but it's done little to heighten the medium of photography...
FOOD-DRINK
East London Microbreweries
by Andrea DiCenzo Sweeping through cities in the United States, Australia, Italy, France and more recently, the United Kingdom, the craft beer revolution is now on a worldwide stage. And in keeping with the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of...
FOOD-DRINK
Anchor Brewing Fort Ross Farmhouse Ale
As a visit to NYC's CultureFix taught us last spring, saison-style beers are incredibly refreshing when the mercury rises. While many are hard to come by, San Francisco's storied Anchor Brewing recently released a Belgian-style farmhouse ale that...
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