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Drew Prindle

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.

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Whiskey vs Whisky: Is There Really a Difference?

Is it whiskey or whisky? Is there a difference? We get to the bottom of the age-old whiskey vs whisky debate in this short and to-the-point article
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How to Make Your Own Cinnamon Whiskey at Home

We've put together an easy-to-follow recipe for homemade cinnamon whiskey that kicks the crap out of Fireball and all the other semi-spicy liquors.
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Glühwein Recipe: How to Make Your New Favorite Kind of Mulled Wine

Glühwein is the bomb, and it's surprisingly easy to make. Enjoy our recipe for this German mulled wine, which reads more like open-ended directions.
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Style School: How to Fold a Pocket Square

Want to know how to fold a pocket square? Here are simple instructions for four traditional folds: straight, single point, double point, and crown.
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The Most Baller Way to Take a Shot of Whiskey. Ever.

Are you looking for the coolest, most bad-ass way to take a shot of whiskey ever? Look no further than Caliber Ballistic Barware shot glasses.
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Get in the Fall Spirit with Jagermeister Spice Cocktails

A few years ago, Jägermeister released a new flavor that we can all get behind: Jagermeister Spice. Mix it into these 3 cocktails for fantastic fall drink.
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How to Wear a Tie Clip Properly

Curious how to wear a tie clip correctly? Wondering about proper placement, size, and other sartorial subtleties? Check out this quick-reference guide
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This Vodka is Infused With Carolina Reapers — The Hottest Peppers on Earth

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Swill: Everything You Need to Know About Barleywine

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

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Swill: Jeremiah Weed’s Sarsaparilla Whiskey is a Bourbon for Root Beer Lovers

Jeremiah Weed's Sarsaparilla Whiskey is one of perhaps three flavored whiskies in existence worth putting in your mouth.
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Finally, a Glass Designed Specifically for Top-Shelf Whiskey

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

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Here’s 5 Smoked Beers You Should Definitely Try

In this installment of Swill, we offer up an introduction to the big, wide world of smoked beer
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Forget barrels; age your hooch in small batches with the Oak Bottle

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You can finally preorder this ridiculous leaf-blower-powered hoverboard

Instead of using fancy supercooled magnets and elaborate metal-covered skate ramps to levitate, Mr. Hoverboard employs four downward-facing leaf blowers.
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PhotonGrill is a portable, inflatable solar grill that fits in a backpack

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Apparently, Whiskey Aged in Space Tastes Different than the Earth-Aged Variety

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Swill: Rogue Just Released A Chipotle Flavored Whiskey

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Kole: A Fresh New Take On Flask Design

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Swill: Gin Made With Dead Wood Ants Tastes Way Better Than It Sounds

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Swill: Elephant Gin does London Dry with a Unique African Twist

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This giant artificial wave park just opened up to surfers in Wales

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Time and Oak Whiskey Elements Review

Remember Whiskey Elements? Those nifty little chunks of strategically-cut oak that supposedly make your whiskey taste more mature in 24 hours? I got my hands on a set and put them to the test.
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Chimichurri Steak: An Open-Ended Recipe

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Cilantro, Lime, & Smoked Paprika Corn on the Cob

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Swill: We Drank a Bottle of Coca Leaf Liqueur, For Science

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Swill: Ardbeg’s 200th Anniversary Single Malt Islay Scotch

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Swill: Coffee & Cigarettes Spiced Rum Tastes Just Like It Sounds

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Filet Mignon Beef Jerky is the Best Kind of Beef Jerky

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Here’s 6 Ridiculously Good Barrel-Aged Beers You Should Be Drinking

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Stop Using Crappy Tonic Water and Make a Legit G&T with Bradley’s Kina Tonic

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How To Turn an Old Washing Machine Drum Into a Fire Pit

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Swill: Del Bac Smoked Whiskey

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The Coolest Stuff You Didn’t Know You Could Get at the Hardware Store

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You’re Hanging Your Sweaters Wrong. Here’s How To Do it Correctly

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2Bar’s Small-Barrel Bourbon Tastes Like a 12-Year After Just a Few Months

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Swill: This Aloe Vera Booze is The Best Thing We’ve Tasted in Months

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The Smoker: Portland’s Best-Kept St. Paddy’s Day Secret

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Swill: Gompers Pear-Infused Gin is Absurdly Delicious

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Skip the Gold Apple Watch: Here’s 9 Better Ways to Blow $17,000

$17K for a "watch" that will be obsolete in three years? No thank you. There are far better ways to spend that money. Here's ten of them
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The Cheapskate’s Guide to Buying Awesome Outdoor Gear

As an avid outdoorsman who also happens to be a cheapskate, I've developed a pretty great system for getting excellent outdoor gear on the cheap
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This Bar Cart from Moore & Giles is Pure Swank

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Swill: Problem Solver IPA Claims to Boost your Creativity With Booze

Sounds counterintuitive, but a recently-published study gives credence to the idea, and suggests that the right amount of booze can actually boost your creativity.
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Swill: Drinking Beer from Concentrate, For Science

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Keep Your Feet Happy with Muji’s Right Angle Socks

The socks you're wearing right now probably aren't uncomfortable by any means, but once you slip on a pair of Muji's ingenious Right Angle Socks, you'll notice the difference.
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We Made Some High Quality Whiskey Gifs, Because The Internet Didn’t Have Enough

The Internet has a disturbing lack of high-quality whiskey gifs, so we took the liberty of making some for everyone. Enjoy!
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Dovo Shavette is part straight razor, part disposable

The Shavette allows you to shave just like you would with a traditional straight razor, but skip the annoying blade maintenance routine
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Meet Brewie: The World’s First Fully Automated Brewing Machine

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Celebrate Burns Night With These Scotch-Based Cocktails