Today in Gear: Dewar’s 15 Year Scotch, a flawless Logitech iPad stand, and another reason to cut cable.
Stirring Hearts and Glasses Alike
A drink at their place rivals any experience you’ve had at a bar. Their reach for the top shelf is as quick as Mr. Eastwood’s draw, at least when you’re around. Seize the rare opportunity to settle your tab this gifting season by arming the mixologist with more tools of the trade. And be sure your generous side prevails — because in this case, re-gifting is always welcome.
For aesthetically minded design buffs, here’s a list of things that will last for decades — because, unlike the pile of reindeer socks and plastic tchotchkes littering your closets from holidays past, they’re meant to.
There’s a word for someone who appreciates the finer details in digital entertainment. (There’s also another word for someone who takes appreciation to a level of obsession, but we’ll focus on the positive one — it’s the holiday season.) After all, anyone worth buying for probably deserves a bit of downtime, and there’s nothing like a splash of A/V newness to stimulate the senses. It’s true that a screen is a screen and a speaker is a speaker, but buy with that mentality and all you’ll get is the “I love the knit sweater!” forced smile. Nobody wants that. So start here, with our recommendations to suit the media fanatic in your life.
Bee open minded
Putting honey into alcoholic things has a bad rap. It’s effeminate, it’s weak, it’s a cop-out. The parallels to shitty, girly strawberry-kiwi-whipped-cream-lip-gloss vodka are overwhelming. But everyone’s doing it. Now Dewar’s (a Scotch!) has joined in. We’re here to tell you: their take isn’t wrong. It’s just… different.
Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Chevy, you had us at “ZL1″, but our loyalties have waned as we pine for the Camaro Z/28, with its 500 hp, 7.0-liter V8 and enough racing bits to make lesser muscle cars cower in fear. It’ll be available in late 2013. chevrolet.com Commando Padlocks Manufactured in Michigan to military- and commercial-grade…
The FSC x Dewars travel bag ($150) is designed to transport a bottle of Dewars 18 year old blended Scotch Whisky and a custom flask in high style, thanks to an 18-ounce waxed cotton exterior, J&E Sedgewick & Co bridle leather handles and Dewar’s own tartan plaid lining. The idea was conceived by FSC founder…