Drew Prindle
Drew is our resident tech nerd. He’s spent most of his life trying to be James Bond, so naturally he’s developed an unhealthy obsession with cutting-edge gadgets, top-shelf liquor, and well-timed puns. When he’s not composing articles for TheManual and DigitalTrends, Drew prefers to spend his time on the outskirts of Portland, buried in neck-deep powder at Mt. Hood.

Glühwein: An Open-Ended Mulled Wine Recipe

It’s just a fancy German word for “mulled wine.”

Everything You Need To Know About Smoking Meat

Entire books have been written on the subject of smoking meat, but don’t let that fool you — you can learn how to do it like a pro in just a single afternoon.

Buy It Once, Have It Forever: The Big List of Brands with Lifetime Warranties

Check it out to figure out where you can get gear that will last forever.


How to Wear a Suit: Unspoken Rules You Need to Know

If you don’t wear suits all the time, knowing all the little style rules you need to follow is a daunting task. Many of them are unspoken and you’re only clued into them if you’re an expert or an avid…

The Lazy Man’s Guide To Making Homemade Hard Cider

Looking to make your own booze, but don’t want to spend a boatload of cash on brewing equipment? Make some cider. It’s drastically easier to make than beer, yet the brewing process still allows for just as much creativity and expression.

Swill: Everything You Need to Know About Barleywine

Chances are you’ve heard of it before, but if you’re like most causal beer enthusiasts, you probably only have a foggy idea of what the hell barleywine actually is. For this reason, we felt compelled to demystify this lovely and under-appreciated subcategory of the craft beer genre.

Swill: Gin Aged In Old Bourbon Barrels Is Far Tastier Than It Sounds

if you haven’t charged headfirst into the wild new frontier of barrel aged gin, now is the perfect time to do so. Aging gin in old bourbon barrels is the hottest new trend among craft distillers — and there’s a good reason for it!


Forget Bloody Marys & Mimosas: These 4 Unconventional Drinks Go Great With Brunch

Boozing at breakfast is quite possibly the greatest thing ever — but unfortunately everyone seems to drink the same tired old cocktails