Fitzroy Premium Navy Rum

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Fitzroy Premium Navy Rum is named for Captain Robert FitzRoy, the man who steered Charles Darwin on his voyage of discovery aboard the HMS Beagle. Where Fitzroy rum distinguishes itself from your standard bottle of firewater is in its packaging. The bottle and lid are both made from recycled materials found polluting the North Sea….

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Turn Off The TV Mug

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Cool ‘n Vintage is a Portugal-based company that have made a name for themselves by restoring iconic vehicles like Series Land Rovers, original Minis, Alfa Romeos, and the occasional BMW Airhead. This mug is one of their newer creations, as they continue to expand out from “just” doing vehicles to also make products that fit into…

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Uncle Duke’s Scotch Whisky

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Uncle Duke’s Scotch Whisky was a secret up until very recently. It started life back in 2010 as a personal project from the people behind the world-famous BrewDog Brewery in Glasgow. The plan was to create a bastardisation of scotch and bourbon to see what would happen. Uncle Duke’s is aged for 4 years in…

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The Homemade Gin Kit

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The Homemade Gin Kit allows those of us who’ve always wanted to be moonshiners the chance to make our own personal firewater, and then offer it to unsuspecting guests as a refreshment. Each Homemade Gin Kit contains two 375ml glass bottles, a fine stainless steel strainer, a stainless steel funnel, a tin of Juniper berries,…

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MicroShiner – Spring 2015

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MicroShiner Magazine is a quarterly periodical dedicated to the renaissance of boutique distilleries in the United States and around the world. They’ve just released their Spring 2015 edition, which is a special look into the burgeoning world of female distillers, it’s available to read for free online here via Issuu.

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Moscow Mule Mug

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Despite its name, the Moscow Mule is a thoroughly American cocktail. It was invented in New York in 1941 and by the mid-50s it was a nationwide sensation, reaching its peak popularity on the west coast where the cocktail was an ideal accompaniment on a hot summer day. Traditionally the Moscow Mule is served in…

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The Gentleman’s Bar Collection

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This is our collection of slightly unusual items that you probably don’t currently have in your home bar, but that you should probably consider. Especially the sabre. Champagne Sabre The Champagne Sabre was clearly invented by a drunk person who had a sabre in one hand and a bottle of champagne in the other. For…

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Monteluz Pisco

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I came across Pisco last month for the first time and it seems like one of those things that everyone other than me already seems to know about. For those of you who also like to drink unusual things and haven’t come across Pisco previously I’ve included a brief history of the spirit below with…

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Beer Making Kit by Brooklyn Brew

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The Beer Making Kit by Brooklyn Brew is an all-in-one solution to home brewing ideally suited to the first time brewer or enthusiastic amateur. The kit contains everything you need to create a 10 bottle batch of Everyday IPA® – a 6.8% India Pale Ale made with Columbus and Cascade hops. The kit comes in…

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Bummer & Lazarus Gin by Raff Distillerie

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The Raff Distillerie is a fantastic little liquor factory on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay, it’s unique in the burgeoning world of micro distilleries in that all of the stills were hand built by the same guy who makes the spirits – a quietly talented Master Distiller and 5th generation San Franciscan by the name…

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Full Moon Apple Shine

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Full Moon Apple Shine is a 90 proof spirit made by the team at the Full Moon Distilling Company – they’ve decided to ramp up production to keep up with demand and to do this they need to begin the long process of crossing the T’s, dotting the I’s and cutting their way through the…

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Ceramic Beer Growler

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        If (like me) you’ve only ever heard the word “growler” used as vernacular for something which shouldn’t really be mentioned on a safe-for-work website like Silodrome, you may be a little confused as to what a beer growler is. I certainly was. As it happens, the word “growler” was originally used…

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