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Friday, January 28th, 2011

East End Brewing Gratitude Barley Wine

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East End Brewing of Pittsburgh, PA released the 2010 version of its famed Gratitude Barley Wine earlier this week. It is “a limited edition Barleywine Style Ale, brewed in November in the American tradition and hand packaged to specially commemorate…

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Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Float Cappuccino Cups

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Designed by Stephanie Forsythe and Todd MacAllen, the Float Cappuccino Cups are manufactured in Canada (that’s for you, Pete). “The double-layered structure of the Float glassware series separates the bowl containing the liquid from the hand, keeping cold liquids from…

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

McNeill’s Brewery Extra Special Bitter

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Time for a break from Fall fashions. McNeill’s Brewery, located in Brattleboro, VT boasts a 5 time national champion Extra Special Bitter Ale. Christopher Schonberger, Associate Food Editor of TimeOut NY declares the beer, “The best bitter in America.” Here…

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

12:05 pm

Golden Star Tea

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Looking for a beverage to satisfy the teetotaler in your family while ringing in the New Year? Look no further than Golden Star Tea.  We’d rather not say it’s the alcohol free version of Champagne – that is simply ridiculous…

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Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Martini Cocktail Set by Miranda Watkins


Miranda Watkins handsome Martini Cocktail Set has joined the collections of the V&A. The British designer’s travel set was produced in Sheffield at A.R. Wentworth by hand… originally for Wallpaper* Handmade. For those that like their drinks shaken, the pewter…

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Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Denim Demon Aquavit

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Producing quality jeans and associated garments isn’t enough for the guys at Denim Demon. They had to have their own drink too. Denim Demon Aquavit, their own Schnapps, is crafted in collaboration with Buustamon – which is not only Sweden’s…

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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Beer & Pretzel Caramels

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These delicious caramels are produced with a mixture of Brooklyn Brewery’s Brown and East India Pale Ales. Salty Martin’s pretzels are combined with the sweet producing a perfect punch of crunch and savory/sweet dynamic. They hit at $12.00 a dozen…

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Monday, October 18th, 2010

Two Brothers Heavy-Handed IPA

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The way my grandfather tells it, each and every fall he skipped the first few months of school to work in Kent picking hops. The truth of this story notwithstanding, his hard work tales are the reason I know when…

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Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Farnum Hill Ciders

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We’ve featured only one American cider ever here on Selectism, and that was almost one year ago. So, with Autumn on the way, we take a quick look at Farnum Hill Ciders. Located in Lebanon, New Hampshire, Farnum Hll (Part…

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Friday, September 10th, 2010

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