Craft brewery's have come into their own in the United States. In 1975 there was only one, now there are over 2,300. Those brewery's are making hundreds of millions of dollars and make some of the best beer in the world. The Audacity of Hops ($14) is an amazing look into the world of these craft brewery's. The book is based on hundreds of interviews with some of the most influential people in the industry. It weaves these stories, and shows a revolution that beat formidable odds to become an American success story.
The Adidas ZX Flux - Camo ($124) are only available from Footlocker EU but it may be worth the shipping to grab a pair. The Camo pattern is beautifully done up on a high quality photographic printed nylon upper. The rear of the upper has a molded cage heel while the outsole is the ZX 8000 with a TORSION bar at the midfoot. If you want to stand apart from the crowd, these kicks would definitely do it.
Grilling juicy red meat, growing the perfect moustache and wooing a beautiful woman, is there anyone better to deliver the tutelage on all of the above, and more, than Nick Offerman, AKA Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation? Paddle Your Own Canoe ($15) is a unique combination of his trademark comedy and is very real woodworking expertise, he does run his own woodshop after all. Paddle Your Own Canoe is full of tales from the childhood Offerman spent in Minooka, Illionois your stereotypical American small town. We his journey to Chicago we he began as an actor/carpenter the hilarious seduction of his wife. A modern classic that will have you laughing out loud.
Adam Carolla is a man on a mission; he had had enough of the insanity that exists in modern America. The ability to reason has been removed thanks to the crystal rubbing, Oprah-watching, wholefood shopping moms and their whipped into place lawyer husbands. In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chick's ($10) is Carolla's comic gospel on life in America today. A society who views a peanut and jelly sandwich as the spawn of the devil and thinks the bathroom is no place to pee. This is an excellent book that cements Carolla's place as one of our best comedians/cultural commentators/complainers. An absolute gem.
The Machine Era Co. KeySquare ($38) is a new way to carry your keys, and open bottles while getting something handmade, designed, and machined in the USA. The KeySquare will be one of your favorite everyday carry pieces. The slot, with its belt loop stay, is designed to hold securely to your belt loop, while being easy to detach. Each piece is nickel plated and made from a solid block of steel, which creates a stronger, more reliable product. Because these are in such high demand, please allow about a week for shipping.
If you're looking for a blacked out road warrior for the spring then looking no further than the 2016 Indian Dark Horse Motorcycle ($17K). The newly released bike is blacked out bumper to bumper. Including wheels, forks, handlebars, engine, and bodywork including the Warbonnet in the front. But looks aren't everything. The Dark Horse features an enhanced thunder storke 111 V-Twin that puts out a nice 119 ft-lbs of torque. Additional features include a keyless ignition, ABS & cruise control, and a true dual exhaust to provide the thunder.