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Urban Winemaking in Portland

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If you’ve visited the wineries just outside of Portland, or the sprawling vineyards of Napa, then you might be more used to the huge tasting rooms and cellars that seem…

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An Interview with Fiorella Valdesolo of Gather Journal

While checking out all of the amazing brands at The Northern Grade in Austin, we came across this inspiring little magazine in the airstream of Moore & Gilles. After opening the first page we were...
transported for about an hour (sorry for hogging the couch guys!) into the world of Gather. Once we looked at...

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Backcountry Kitchen: Primus Camping Stoves

Summer camping season is in full swing, and that means cooking your latest catch, or favorite backpacking meal in the great outdoors. In the past, that meant getting a campfire started, monkeying around...
with the right balance of heat, and praying your food didn’t end up covered in ash – or worse, scorched on one...

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Ditch the Bottles and get Canned with Fort George

This summer Fort George has begun packing their classic Quick Wit and a new Optimist IPA into conveniently sized 12-ounce six packs.

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Next-level Grilling with KANKA

Let’s face it, during the summer, grilling is every American man’s God-given right (cue the patriotic music). We all have our different methods and rituals, but a good grill-session makes every summer...
outing that much more memorable. While we understand that you may have your own beloved portable, propane grill that has helped you out...

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Pride 1978: Glenmorangie’s Rarest Whisky

As far as Scotch goes, Glenmorangie is one of the best single malt whiskies, and this week, the company upped their ante further with the release of Glenmorangie Pride 1978, an ultra rare whisky aged for...
34 years, and then bottled in 2012, with only 700 decanters on the market. What’s the price, you might...

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Recipes to Celebrate Bastille Day

As we Americans just wrapped up celebrating the Fourth of July, the French are getting ready to celebrate their independence. July 14th is Bastille Day, the English name given to La Fête Nationale or...
French National Day, which marks the start of the French Revolution with the Storming of the Bastille. Because we love any reason...

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These Protein-Packed Chips are Made From Crickets

Snacking on insects might sound like an outrageous idea at first, but once you start looking at the facts, it starts to make a whole lot of sense. It’s time to change your perception about eating...
bugs. I mean, sure, you’ve probably eaten one or two at some point in your life — maybe it...

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Jazz up your next burger with these four, creative toppings

Everyone puts pickles and mustard on their burgers. Try one of our creative toppings that are sure to surprise even your Instagram foodie friends.

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Swill: Corsair Red Absinthe

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 outisde of your comfort zone, trying new things, and exploring the big, wide world of...

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Discover Handcrafted Cocktails in “Alchemy in a Glass”

The past few years have seen a proliferation in handcrafted cocktails, from the number of bespoke cocktail bars to the recipes we see in food magazines. For mixologist Greg Seider, his passion for creating...
handcrafted cocktails started early in life. As a child Seider has terrible allergies, so he used to have to use his...

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American Beer Gardens: Hip Summer Hangouts

Americans love summer and summer means heading outside to eat, drink and be merry. Instead of imbibing with friends in a dark and stuffy pub, why not drink your favorite brew at a beer garden? This...
quintessentially German institution, with its convivial atmosphere, plethora of beer and outdoor seating, is taking the U.S. by storm. Here are our favorites around the...

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Red, White & Booze: July 4th Cocktails

July 4th is two days away, and we all know what that means. It’s time to break out the sparklers, throw some meat on the grill and turn up the party to celebrate America’s independence. And...
because no party is complete without booze, we have a few ideas on how to drink up properly this...

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