Our Favorite Fourth of July Reads

In the moments you’re looking to get in a good read over the holiday, or hankering to learn something, here are our favorite Fourth of July-related reads.

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In between traveling, kicking back in the yard or at the beach, manning the grill, or just watching fireworks, here are some of our favorite Fourth of July-related reads. Happy birthday, America!


Table of Contents
Grilling & Recipes
Best in America
Booze
Style


Grilling & Recipes


Pellet Grilling Isn’t a Fad, It’s the Future — Here’s Why

Invented in the 1980s, the wood pellet grill was once dubbed the grill of the future. It's finally earned that title.

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How to Make Truly Great Guacamole

According to Gonzalo Guzmán, the chef and owner of San Francisco's celebrated restaurant Nopalito.

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Want a Juicier Steak? Punch Some Holes in It

Hint: it's all about the muscle fibers.

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25 Grill Recipes You Should Bookmark Right Now

A recipe doesn't have to be complicated to be great.

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10 Tools You Need to Take Your Grill Setup to the Next Level

Once you've got your head around basics of grilling, you'll want more. These upgrades are what you're looking for.

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Everything You Think You Know About Cooking the Perfect Steak Is Wrong

Stop living a lie. Many food experts now agree that fast flipping is the best way to cook a steak. Here's how to do it.

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The 12 Best Tools for Grilling, According to Pro Chefs

We asked a handful of the world's best pitmasters what gear is essential to making the best damn barbeque ever.

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These Weber Kettles Are the Most Hyped Thing in Grilling

If you thought all Weber grills were created equal, you were wrong.

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Best in America


The 50 Best Menswear Shops in America

From Minnesota to Miami, these are the brick-and-mortar retailers to seek out first in all matters of personal style.

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These Are the Most American Cars and Trucks On Sale

A new list of vehicles made in the United States using the greatest amount of American-sourced materials reveals a few more "imports" than you might have guessed.

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The 7 Most Beautiful Waterfront Motorcycle Rides in America

If you want to experience the best riding roads in America, grab a motorcycle and start with these waterside routes.

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These Are the Best Rental Cars to Grab This Summer

We combed through the prominent rental car companies's inventories and picked out the best cars they offer, so you can make the most of your summer.

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15 Incredible Dive Watches Under $1,000

There's a myriad of great divers you can buy for a few hundred bucks.

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Review: Is this the Perfect Outdoor Projector?

Anker makes the best portable projectors you can buy right, but which should you buy?

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A Quick, Flashy History of Fireworks on the Fourth

From Mongolian invasions to America's Independence Day, here's the history of fireworks and why we use them on the Fourth of July.

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Gear Patrol Magazine: Issue Ten


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Booze


The 14 Best Beers to Drink on the Fourth of July, According to Brewers

Not sure what beer to drink to celebrate America this year? Heed the advice of these craft brewers who name their favorite Fourth of July beers.

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The 10 Best Coolers of 2020

Looking to hide some sandwiches and 85 cans of beer from a bear? One of these will do the trick.

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The 18 Best Bourbon Whiskeys You Can Buy in 2020

Everything you ever wanted to know about America's favorite brown spirit, including, of course, the best bottles you can actually buy.

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The 18 Most-Hyped Breweries in America Right Now

For good and for bad, some breweries garner a level of hype once reserved for overpriced shoes and underaged boy bands.

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15 Delicious IPAs You Can Buy Almost Anywhere

Sometimes you just want tasty, reliable and easy to find. Here are 15 IPAs that don't cost an arm and leg to track down.

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Some of the Best Backpack Coolers of Summer 2019

These nine cooler bags are built to be worn on your back. Fill 'em up and get moving to the perfect picnic destination faster.

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12 Classic IPAs That Still Stand Up Today

If you can look past the hype, you'll find plenty of accedible IPAs from what are now considered big-name brewers.

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The Best Everyday Bourbon Whiskeys Are Affordable and Easy to Find

The best bourbon isn't the stuff flipped for hundreds of dollars on your local Facebook group.

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Style


How to Keep Your White Sneakers White

White kicks are a classic look, but keeping them white is not easy. Here's a quick video tutorial on how to care for both your leather and canvas sneakers.

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12 White Sneakers to Wear All Summer Long

Keep your footwear game proper for the blazing summer with a cool pair of white sneakers.

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How to Recover from a Sunburn

With advice from Dr. David Lortscher, a board-certified dermatologist and co-founder of Curology.

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The Best Hair and Skincare Products for the Beach

The best protection and recovery products for a day in the sun.

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The Best Swim Trunks for Men

From Outerknown, Patagonia, Onia and more.

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The 10 Best Aviator Sunglasses for Men

From Ray-Ban, Barton Perreira, Jacques Marie Mage and more.

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