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Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

Spices

The Best Bourbon Cocktails That Aren’t Mint Juleps For Your Weekend

When it comes to bourbon cocktails, it’s hard to beat the thoroughbred that is the Mint Julep. This combination of bourbon, ice, simple syrup, and mint is one of the most popular classic cocktails and the go-to drink for fans of the Kentucky Derby. It’s also a perfect cocktail to build an …

Cocktails

You Should Get an Electronic Leak Sensor

Leave them by your water heater, your kitchen sink, or anywhere else you’d prefer to keep dry.<p>What's worse than a water leak? A water leak you don't know about that keeps getting worse, unbeknownst to you. Affordable, Wi-Fi equipped leak monitors allow you to plug in a sensor around your washing …

Home Automation

Why Every Drinker Should Know What Bottled-in-Bond Means

Craft spirits makers are finding a way to guarantee craft, thanks to an antiquated labeling category.<p>Spirits lovers this week got a long-overdue …

Whiskey

These 8 Brands Make Some of the Best Leather Goods in America

Leather goods have existed, in one form or another, for thousands of years. Staples we use on a daily basis, like wallets and belts, haven’t changed …

The 12 Best Rye Whiskeys You Can Buy in 2018

This definitive guide to the best rye whiskeys explores everything you need to know about bourbon’s spicy sibling, including the bost bottles you can …

How to Graduate to Better Whiskey

When I met Patrick Marran, it was a cold December night in New York City. My girlfriend and I had just given up on trying to break through the crowd …

What’s the Best Way to Drink Bourbon? Just Ask a Kentuckian

<i>Last Updated December, 2017.</i><p>Is there a right or wrong way to enjoy bourbon? We set off in search of a definitive answer by asking everyone from …

Whiskey

Process: U-Turn

In the town of Woburn, Massachusetts, just a short drive north of Boston, a small team of workers is busy hand-building quality turntables at the …

Ikea Ypperlig Collection

Developed in collaboration with Rolf and Mette Hay, the Copenhagen-based husband-and-wife design team behind the design studio Hay, the Ikea Ypperlig …

Fall Cocktails

Seasonal ingredients like cranberries and apples pair beautifully with ginger beer, white wine and hard cider to create delicious drinks. Whether …

Mardi Gras

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

CRKT Keychain Sharpener

"<i>A dull blade is a dangerous blade. Keep your knife sharp and ready whenever and wherever you go with Columbia River Knife and Tool’s keychain</i> …

Conker Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur

There's no shortage of Coffee liqueurs on the market, but there aren't many that aren't super sweet or come close to resembling espresso. Conker Cold …

Yes, You Should Put Water In Your Whiskey

Classy whiskey drinkers like to add a few drops of water to their glass. Now chemists have explained why that makes it taste better.<p>Whiskeys and other liquors start out as sugary slurries. Yeast eat the sugar and make alcohol. Distillers heat up that alcoholic mixture, isolating ethanol (the …

Whiskey

How to create the perfect cold-brew coffee

Supplies for keeping your cool (and buzz) all summer long.<p>Iced coffee is super easy to make, and yet it's twice as expensive at your local deli. Don't spend the summer choosing between sweating bullets and forking over your hard-earned cash. With a bit of gear and a bit of prep, you could be …

Coffee

These Custom Label Printer Labels Help You Organize Your LEGO

A LEGO organization station can help you keep those tiny bricks organized, but if you really want to step things up, you’ll love Brick Architect’s …

What to Drink With Steak if You Don't Like Red Wine

Red wine and steak is a classic pairing for a reason—they tastes great together—but not everyone can handle all of those tannins. Fortunately, there …

Build a Portable Spray Paint Booth for Your Workshop

If you do a lot of spray painting, this clever box design keeps over-spray from ruining your stuff, helps you avoid nasty paint fumes, and is as easy …

Channel Your Inner Sommelier With This Crash Course in Wine

The world of wine can be pretty intimidating, but by memorizing a few basic concepts, you'll look like a pro at your next dinner party. Created by …

Alcohol

7 Burning Questions About Whiskey, Answered

Fire water, water of life, juice—whatever you call it, whiskey (also spelled “whisky”) is having a moment. But with so many different whiskeys …

Whiskey

Coleman Northern Nova Lantern

Light your entire campsite with the push of a single button thanks to the Coleman Northern Nova Lantern. It has a ruggedized design that includes …

How to make the most of Spotify playlists

Tips for a better, more personal Spotify<p>A playlist is one of the best gifts you can give yourself.<p>Playlists — where emotions lurk in every shadow and the mysterious alchemy of memory is constantly bubbling and brewing! Playlists — where you can cut the filler tracks and go all killer, all the time. …

Playlist

A Guide to High-Proof Bourbon, the Only Whiskey Fit for Dad

About two years ago, a few editors and I flew down to Kentucky to try and understand why bourbon is booming. As sometimes happens with the simplest …

Bourbon Whiskey

Can a $250 Turntable Stack Up to a Pro-Grade System?

The audio brand Fluance started out making performance speakers for home stereo applications. With the RT81 and RT80, Fluance makes its first entry …

Audiophile

For Coffee Lovers, the Aeropress Is a Travel Necessity

People have been drinking coffee, in one variation or another, for over 500 years. It’s a staple of diets the world over, one of the last addictions …

20 Great American Lagers Not Named Budweiser

The most popular beers in America — Bud Light, Coors Light, Budweiser and Miller Lite — are all types of lager. They’re inherently drinkable: not …

Beer

The Best Aeropress Method from the 2015 World Aeropress Championships

It’s no secret that we adore the Aeropress coffee maker here at Lifehacker and one of the reasons is just how many variables you can tweak to make a …

What Does Jack Daniel’s First Recipe Change in a Century Taste Like?

Recently, Jack Daniel’s released their hotly anticipated Single Barrel Rye Whiskey, marking their first matured whiskey with a mash bill different …

Three Bourbon Cocktails, Made By a Pro

There are some who think it’s sacrilege to mix anything with good bourbon. They’ll maybe make an exception for a few careful drops of water from an …