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Food & Drink

Meet Ezra’s, The One-Stop Shop for Craft Spirits

Craft spirits are all the rage these days, with everyone honing in on locally produced artisanal goods. Parker Newman, his twin brother Adam Newman and their childhood friend Scott Reich noticed the trend, but also discovered that the liquors they wanted to try were all too often not available...
outside of the areas where they were produced. So, they decided to do something about it and create Ezra’s, the first e-commerce site that offers a carefully curated selection of locally produced craft liquors and a website dedicated to everything about them, from cocktail recipes to profiles on...
the various brands...

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Living

Bentley remembers its racing heritage in the snarling Continental GT3-R

If you’ve $337,000 to spend on a car, and you’ve been debating between a racecar and a bespoke luxury coupe, save yourself the...
anguish and get the Bentley Continental GT3-R. The night before I was scheduled to drive the only 2015 Bentley Continental GT3-R...
currently in existence, the earth shook. Lying in bed, dreaming of Bentley racecars and the day ahead, I was abruptly awoken to my...
hotel room in Napa, California shaking around me. Just as I had quaked with anticipation of driving the GT3-R before I went to...
sleep that night, the ground around me quaked, too. Now,...

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Living

Pack It In: Fall Trail Running

It's easy to enjoy the fall colors and weather from the inside of a car, but it's a different story when you're out on the trail...
fighting the weather and mud. We've got the perfect gear this year to extend your trail running season by a few extra precious...
days.

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Fashion & Style

How To: Shop for Trousers

Alex Wilcox helps us understand what to look for when buying a pair of...
trousers.

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Food & Drink, Swill

Swill: Meet Calvados, Cider’s Extra-Boozy Cousin

Swill is our bi-monthly column dedicated to liquor, wine, beer, and every other...
delicious dram that falls under the broader umbrella of booze. But it’s more...
than just tasting notes scribbled on a cocktail napkin — Swill is about...
getting outside of your comfort zone, trying new things, and exploring the big,...
wide world of libations. One week you might catch us halfway through a bottle...
of single-malt scotch, and the week after that we might be buzzing on some...
Ugandan moonshine made from bananas. This column is just one big boozy...
adventure, so grab yourself a glass and join us for...

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Living

The Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences

It's no secret we love fast cars here at The Manual. So when Waldorf Astoria...
asked us to fly out to their La Quinta resort in Palm Springs, CA to...
participate in one of six Ultimate Driving Experiences taking place across the...
United States this fall, we quickly packed our bags.

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Fashion & Style

Feltraigers – A Brand, A Store and A Rebellion

Menswear brand Feltraiger relocates to Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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Fashion & Style

Trying on Peter Manning’s new Tribeca Field Jacket

Peter Manning brings the popular field jacket design to men 5'8" and under with...
the recently released Tribeca Field Jacket.

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Fashion & Style, The Manual Wind

The Manual Wind: Bell & Ross BR-X1 Skeleton Chronograph

Bell & Ross has become synonymous with the square sport watch over the last...
ten years. Their latest release, the BR-X1, takes their classic BR-01 design...
from 2005 and gives it the 2014 treatment. Titanium, ceramic, and rubber...
combine to form just 250 pieces of this new limited edition.

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Fashion & Style, Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesday – Eric Villency

Eric Villency is the CEO of Villency Design Group, a company founded by his...
grandfather. Today he speaks to The Manual about his career and personal style....

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Grooming

Shortcut: The App That Brings the Barber to You

Get a haircut wherever and whenever you want with a new app called Shortcut.

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Travel

All Aboard: Bills Khakis x Mulholland

Neither Mulholland or Bills Khakis ever falters when it comes to high-quality...
construction and craftsmanship. Made of ragged wax canvas and quilted twill...
tops, their collaborative travel collection appears to be no different.

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Food & Drink

Warm Up With Amarula Cream

One way to throw a curveball into your Thanksgiving (or Friendsgiving)...
gathering is to pick up a bottle of Amarula Cream.

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