Recipe: The Perfect Spicy Whiskey Mule

The Kentucky Mule is probably my favorite summertime drink here in Austin, Texas. It’s a great mix of competing flavors: cool ice versus warm bourbon, sweet ginger beer versus tangy lime juice, it’s got a lot of things going on. But for those who want to throw in just a little more complexity and maybe a little bit of fire thankfully Still Austin Whiskey Co’s Mother Pepper Whiskey offers the perfect solution.

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Whiskey Review: Still Austin Whiskey Co Mother Pepper Whiskey

The craft spirits market is absolutely booming in the US, with small shops opening up all over metro areas. Just to be clear, I’m not complaining — variety is the spice of life, and having more people involved in the process means more unique and interesting takes on the spirit. Here in Austin, Texas, one of those new (and definitely unique) distilleries is Still Austin Whiskey Co., and their “hot take” on whiskey is their Mother Pepper product.

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Review: Top-Z Butane Insert for Zippo Lighters

Ever since they were introduced in 1932, Zippo lighters have been the most iconic style of pocket lighter on the planet. Not only are their dimensions just right to fit comfortably in your hand, but there’s something strangely satisfying about the click that it makes when you open the lighter. And of course, the nearly infinite styles and designs that exist to suit every taste. There’s just one problem: they suck for cigars. Top-Z wants to fix that.

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