The perfect whisky glass, DIY beef jerky, Mophie’s most powerful battery and more.
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The Norlan Whisky Glass
Whisky making is both an art and a science. The team behind the Norlan Whisky Glass feel the glass you drink from should be approached the same way. Their hand-blown borosilicate glass was developed using a combination of fluid dynamics modeling and bio-mimicry. It was then further refined based on the input of master distillers. The end result is a beautiful and highly functional glass optimized to deliver the spirit’s aromas better than any option before it, with smart design touches like a mouth that allows imbibers to sip without breaking eye contact with friends. It even minimizes fingerprints on the bowl. Kickstarter backers will have the opportunity to get the glass in hand first with a discount off future retail values.
Topo Designs Climb Pants
Topo’s characteristically convenient design shows up here in a built-in quick-release t-lock belt. Elsewhere, a gusseted crotch provides flexibility in combination with cotton-lycra construction.
Fleisher’s DIY Jerky Kit
Not unlike granola, jerky is best when it’s homemade. With pork and beef rubs and meats, Fleisher’s jerky-making kit is a good way to get started.
Alternatively, chow on some caviar, harvested by hand from a single sturgeon and only minimally salted.
KOOBA Dart Game
Bull’s-eyes are basic. This new game is good for the backyard or the home bar.
Mophie Power Station
Mophie’s new line of smart-device chargers features the thinnest form factor of any external battery on the market as well as lightning-fast charging and a robust power-tracking app.
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