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Where to Buy Amazing Tea Online

So you've fallen in love with tea. You've learned how to tell your high mountain oolongs from your shade-grown gyokuro. Now you're ready to buy some tea of your own.<p>Whenever I buy tea these days, I think back to a story from Verdant Tea's David Duckler:<p>When I was studying tea, one tea master forced …

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Keeping Senkos Simple

Since joining the Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits Pro Team in 2003, I have been asked literally hundreds of questions about our various product lines. One …

How to Rig and Fish a Senko

After a long winter of funny stuff, it has become time to offer real value to the world. Read this post to the end and you will know one of my best …

Fishing Central Wacky Rigging for Summer Bass

TIPS<p>Posted Jul 08, 2013<p>Donna Bilbrey, PAA and LBAA Tournament Angler (and my better half) recently taught me an important lesson about summer bass …

The 7 Best Budget Tequilas

I don't know about you, but I can drink tequila year-round. I have to say, though, I especially love it in the spring and summer. I think tequila's crisp, bright flavors work very well with warmer temperatures and longer days. So now that the weather's finally getting pleasant, let's talk about …

A Beginner's Guide to British Beer Styles

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When I began to plan this series of beginner's guides to the world's most famous beer styles, I was pumped. I would get to shine light on the underappreciated lagers of Germany and reignite passions for the Belgian …

Try These Now: 2 Awesome High Proof Tequilas

<i>More Tequila! More Agave!</i><p><i>SE Guide to Tequila »<br>Bartenders Share Their Favorite Tequilas »<br>10 Tequila Cocktail Recipes »<br>SE Guide to Mezcal »<br>9 Mezcal Cocktail Recipes »</i><p>There's no need for us to refer back to the dark days of college drinking here: as you guys all know, well crafted tequila is one of …

An Epic Vertical Tasting of Dogfish Head's World Wide Stout

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Dogfish Head's World Wide Stout is as formidable a beer as you'll ever find. In its softest years, it bottoms out at 18% ABV—at its strongest, it's been 23%. Rich, deeply complex, and pretty darn sweet, it's a beer best …

5 Winter Beers to Warm Your Holiday

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Winter Warmers are the signature beer style of the holiday season. They are robust, rich, and boast an alcohol presence that is usually, well, warming. But over the years craft breweries have reached beyond this …

Ask a Cicerone: Your Favorite Porters and Stouts

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Ask a <i>what</i>? A Certified Cicerone®. That is, a beer expert who has passed a particular certification exam administered by the Craft Beer Institute. You can think of them as beer sommeliers.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>This may be the …

What a Small Moment in the Obamacare Debate Says About Ideological Media

Does the legislation put the privacy of Americans at risk? More than progressives acknowledge—in part because of ham-handed conservative critiques.<p>Congress conducted hearings yesterday on the much maligned Obamacare website. The most contentious moment involved Rep. Joe Barton, a Texas Republican. …

Highlights from WhiskyFest NYC 2013

Enter the glowing over-amped heart of Times Square; slice and dice your way through the tourist throngs; and make your way to the <b>Marriott Marquis</b> hotel. Take the great glass elevators to the sixth floor, and join the grain-and-wood enthusiasts gathered for WhiskyFest, the annual spirits show put on …

Best Gun Safes at Every Price Point - Guns & Ammo

Anyone who owns a firearm for home defense has an obligation to ensure their firearm is accessible in the event of a home invasion, and securely …

Ask a Bartender: What's Your Favorite Whiskey?

Perhaps the best thing about whisk(e)y is its diversity; between ryes and bourbons, Scotches and more, there's an enormous range of the brown spirits. We asked bartenders from around the country: What's your favorite whiskey, and how do you drink it? Here's what they had to say.<p>"I like to end the …

An Ode To Pour-Over Coffee

Life’s best designed products are sometimes the ones we take for granted each morning.<p>I used to have a coffee machine from the future. It was silver, naturally.<p>It could be programmed to burr-grind my beans to various levels of fineness, charcoal-filter tap water, and brew 12 cups of coffee before I …

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