FEBRUARY 12, 2020

Today in Gear: The Small Distillery That Earned a “Best Bourbon” Title, a Pilot’s Watch Redesigned & More


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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 Are the 7 New Cars Every State Is Most Excited to Meet in 2020
These Are the 7 New Cars Every State Is Most Excited to Meet in 2020

Find out your state's most anticipated car of 2020.

Toyota Could Give Us a Supra-Inspired Corolla Hot Hatch
Toyota Could Give Us a Supra-Inspired Corolla Hot Hatch

The Corolla Hatchback is one of our favorite compact cars...but we're always happy for more power.

These Pilot’s Watches Have Been Redesigned for Better Fit and Wearability
These Pilot’s Watches Have Been Redesigned for Better Fit and Wearability

Oris's Big Crown ProPilot Big Date watches are now more refined than ever, with a redesigned case offering a slimmer profile.

Aston Martin’s New Droptop Flips Its Lid in 7 Seconds, Does 190 MPH
Aston Martin’s New Droptop Flips Its Lid in 7 Seconds, Does 190 MPH

You can open the new Vantage Roadster's top in the time it took you to read this sentence.

The World’s Best Bourbon Comes from a Small Distillery in Texas, According to More than 40 Experts
The World’s Best Bourbon Comes from a Small Distillery in Texas, According to More than 40 Experts

Iron-who? A small distillery in Northeast Texas earned one of the highest honors in whiskey.

Fighter Jet Gray and Antimatter Blue: Meet the Colors of the New Ford Bronco
Fighter Jet Gray and Antimatter Blue: Meet the Colors of the New Ford Bronco

Ford's new Bronco and F-150 aren't here yet, but these appear to be the colors you'll be able to choose from.


Fresh Deals


Cotopaxi Fuego Down Jacket
Save $75: Looking for a stylish hooded down jacket that can serve as a travel go-to, a comfy mid-layer or a bluebird outer layer? This technical beauty is 30 percent off.


5 Awesome Pocket Knives Are on Sale Now
Save up to 40%: Ahead of President’s Day deals and discounts, there are a variety of pocket knives on sale at Huckberry for as much as 40 percent off.


Birkenstock Arizona Sandals
Save 25%: Birkenstocks rarely go on sale, but you can pick up a pair for a steal at Huckberry today. Currently, the brand’s Arizona sandals are 25 percent off.


Brooks Brothers’ Iconic Non-Iron Dress Shirts
Save $107: The gold standard in dress shirts doesn’t come cheap, but today you can take advantage of the Brooks Brothers Dress Shirts Sale and pick up three for $169 — just in time for spring.


L.L.Bean Winter Sale
Save 60%: Everything from massive logo totes to rugby shirts to camo-print sherpa vests to Goodyear-welted boots.

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Huckbery Winter Clearance
Save up to 50%: Huckberry has kicked off its Annual Winter Clearance event. It’s the one time of the year you can score huge savings on winter’s best products like outerwear, boots, blankets, sweaters, accessories and more.


Bose QuietComfort 35 II Noise-Canceling Headphones
Save Up to $130: Bose’s QuietComfort 35 IIs are still some of the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy. Today, you can snag a pair for $120 off (in black) or $130 off (in rose gold).

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Target Blowout Sale on 4K TVs
Save Up to 30%: Ahead of Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day, Target is having a blowout sale on a bunch of already affordable 4K TVs. You can save up to 30% on models by Samsung, TCL and Vizio.


Timex Marlin Watch
Save 20% The original Timex Marlin is currently marked down 20% off on Huckberry, making the already-affordable mechanical piece even more accessible — at just $159 there’s no doubt you’re getting a ton of bang for your buck.


Today on Gear Patrol

Ever Wonder What That Funky Little Loop on the Finger of Your Ski Glove Is For? We Found Out
Ever Wonder What That Funky Little Loop on the Finger of Your Ski Glove Is For? We Found Out

Its main application serves backcountry adventurers, but it has another handy use for just about all of us.

8 Garment Care Essentials Everyone Should Own
8 Garment Care Essentials Everyone Should Own

Like cars, clothes need maintenance, too. Whether or not you spend a lot on your clothes, having the right garment care tools at your side is imperative for making your duds last.

The Best Recipes to Cook for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at Home
The Best Recipes to Cook for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner at Home

Not every couple wants to go out to dinner for Valentine's Day. Here are some of the best recipes to cook for a romantic night in.

The Coolest Foreign Cars You Can Import for the First Time in 2020
The Coolest Foreign Cars You Can Import for the First Time in 2020

Want a ride that'll truly set you apart from the Joneses? Try one of these formerly-forbidden cars.

The 4 Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2020
The 4 Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2020

These are the best bookshelf speakers for your home audio setup, in a variety of price ranges.

These Are the Best Tools for Changing Your Watch Strap
These Are the Best Tools for Changing Your Watch Strap

Swap your strap in style.

France Has Been in the Whisky Game for Years. Now Is Its Time to Shine
France Has Been in the Whisky Game for Years. Now Is Its Time to Shine

With innovative aging, unique terroir and exquisite juice, all signs point to 'oui.'

Presidents’ Day Is Black Friday for Mattress Deals. Here’s Where to Shop
Presidents’ Day Is Black Friday for Mattress Deals. Here’s Where to Shop

This Presidents' Day, get yourself a new mattress so you can get a better sleep in 2020.

Why You Should Buy a Watch at Auction
Why You Should Buy a Watch at Auction

Geoff Hess, a consultant for Phillips auction house and a vintage watch expert, breaks down why placing a bid may be the best path to your dream watch.


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