JANUARY 14, 2020

Today in Gear: The Must-Try Whiskeys of 2020, a Jacket That Will Last the Next Century & More


January 14, 2020 Briefings By

Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at tig@gearpatrol.com.


New & Noteworthy Releases

These 3 Cars Were Named America’s Best This Year
These 3 Cars Were Named America’s Best This Year

There were many great vehicles to emerge over the past year. These three were brand redefining.

One of Our Favorite American Watchmakers Is Back
One of Our Favorite American Watchmakers Is Back

Benrus is an American watchmaking legend, famous for the Sky Chief and several Vietnam-era military watches.

CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know
CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know

CES is packed with car-related technology reveals and announcements. These are the ones that matter.

Good Luck Getting Your Hands on These Handsome Retro-Styled Watches
Good Luck Getting Your Hands on These Handsome Retro-Styled Watches

Historic Swiss watchmaker Titoni is still making cool timepieces, the latest of which is the retro-themed Heritage.

Mercedes Sells a Camper Van You Can Control With Your Smartphone
Mercedes Sells a Camper Van You Can Control With Your Smartphone

Raise the roof or set the mood lighting with a few taps on your phone.

The Best New Style from One of Our Favorite Boot Brands Isn’t Actually a Boot
The Best New Style from One of Our Favorite Boot Brands Isn’t Actually a Boot

Viberg is unquestionably one of our favorite heritage bootmakers. Now, they're making one of our favorite mules.

5 New Bottles of Whiskey You Have to Try in 2020
5 New Bottles of Whiskey You Have to Try in 2020

An indie whiskey darling expands, Old Forester beefs up, Elijah Craig gets spicy & more.

These Surprisingly Affordable Bookshelf Speakers Promise Deceptively Big Sound
These Surprisingly Affordable Bookshelf Speakers Promise Deceptively Big Sound

The Q Acoustics 3030i bookshelf speakers have similar features as the company's floorstanding speakers. And thus, they're designed to sound way bigger than they are.

We Hope We Never Have to Experience the Weather This Jacket Can Handle
We Hope We Never Have to Experience the Weather This Jacket Can Handle

Vollebak built its new 100 Year Jacket to be tough enough to last a lifetime, and waterproof enough to take on a typhoon.


Fresh Deals


TRX Suspension Trainer
Save $50: Arrange this Navy SEAL-designed workout system thoughtfully and outfit it appropriately, and your home gym can be an entirely capable alternative to a pricey gym membership.


Stanley Classic Flask
Save 41%: We like Stanley’s Classic Flask for its wide opening and stainless steel body that we aren’t afraid to toss across a campsite. It’s also wildly affordable; right now, you can get one for $15.


Todd Snyder Outerwear
Save 51%: New York designer Todd Snyder is having a massive post-winter sale with a 30 percent discount on top of already-discounted pieces.


A One-Year Subscription to Evernote Premium
Save 40%: Evernote is offering a year subscription to its premium service, Evernote Premium, for 40-percent off. This deal is valid now through the end of the month, January 31.


Todd Snyder X Timex Mid-Century Watch
Save 37%: Need a versatile, everyday watch to wear with a suit or during a night out with friends? The Mid-Century, a collaboration between Todd Snyder and Timex, might be just the thing — and it’s just $99 today in both colorways.


Today on Gear Patrol

Which Ford Should You Buy? Our Quick Guide Helps You Decide
Which Ford Should You Buy? Our Quick Guide Helps You Decide

What's the best Ford vehicle to buy? It depends on what you're looking for.

This Innovative Scratchproof Watch Was 50 Years Ahead of Its Time
This Innovative Scratchproof Watch Was 50 Years Ahead of Its Time

The Rado DiaStar is a watch that pioneered ceramics in watchmaking decades before its use came into vogue.

Are $1 Weed Tablets the Future of Productivity?
Are $1 Weed Tablets the Future of Productivity?

For $1 a tablet, Dosist's Dose Dial promises to make you "feel just the right amount of good." We tested it.

How to Break in Raw Denim, According to the Experts
How to Break in Raw Denim, According to the Experts

We spoke to experts at three of the world’s most respected denim shops: Kiya Babzani, co-owner of Self Edge; Jeremy Smith, co-owner of Standard & Strange; and Okayama Denim owner Merv Sethi.

Why Audiophiles Are Shopping for Vintage Turntables
Why Audiophiles Are Shopping for Vintage Turntables

And if you're interested, these are the best places to look refurbished, vintage turntables.

6 Alternative Jacket Insulations That Aren’t Down
6 Alternative Jacket Insulations That Aren’t Down

Not all jackets are filled with feathers.

The Best Everyday Hot Sauces, According to Pro Chefs
The Best Everyday Hot Sauces, According to Pro Chefs

As dumb as it sounds, hot sauce loyalty is a thing. We asked professional chefs what their favorite market variety hot sauces are, and things got heated.

CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know
CES 2020: All the Car News You Need to Know

CES is packed with car-related technology reveals and announcements. These are the ones that matter.

5 New Bottles of Whiskey You Have to Try in 2020
5 New Bottles of Whiskey You Have to Try in 2020

An indie whiskey darling expands, Old Forester beefs up, Elijah Craig gets spicy & more.

What’s the Best Way to Drink Bourbon? Just Ask a Kentuckian
What’s the Best Way to Drink Bourbon? Just Ask a Kentuckian

Is there a proper way to drink Bourbon? We asked experts in the industry to weigh in.


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