Six Craft Beers That’ll Add a Summer Vibe to Fall

Technically speaking, summer is over. But we’ve got six ways (and by ways, we mean craft beers) to help you get those long, sunny days to stick around a little longer. Keep reading to see what we’re drinking this fall.


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Set a few of 10 Barrel Brewing Co.’s lagers on ice before you fire up the mower for one last pass across the grass. When you’re done, kick your shoes off and crack open one of their 16-ounce cans.

You’ll be treated to a cold, light, crisp beer that goes down easy and keeps you coming back for more. Cheap fun? Heck yeah, we’re in.


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Bench Life | Green Bench Brewing Company | St. Petersburg, FL

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Watch of the Week: Breitling’s Chronomat Celebrates the Legacy of Mechanical Watches

In the 1970s and 1980s, things weren’t looking so great for the tried-and-true mechanical watch. Compact, highly accurate quartz watches had flooded the market, and more and more people were taking a pass on the intricate craftsmanship of mechanical watches and opting for battery-powered options. But Swiss watchmaker Breitling wasn’t content to let the mechanical timepiece fall by the wayside. To celebrate its 100th anniversary in 1984, the brand launched the Chronomat, a mechanical watch that demonstrated a strong commitment to spring-powered watches, and it soon became an icon. Now the watchmaker has released the Chronomat B01 42, and it references everything we love about the original: It’s highly functional, offers refined styling, and brings some interesting history to your wrist.

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Maker’s Mark’s Latest Release Is a Dessert in a Glass

Outside of notes like pepper and baking spice, vanilla and caramel are two of the more common flavors associated with bourbons across the board. So how difficult could it be to craft a bourbon whiskey that pays homage to these two flavors in particular?

Simply nosing the latest special release bourbon from Maker’s Mark’s Wood Finishing Series one might not immediately surmise that dialing in the very well-integrated dollops of sugary caramel and round vanilla was a complex task. But glimpsing the launch code-like name on the bottle of the 2020 Limited Release—officially designated “SE4 X PR5”—you start to get the idea that this whiskey is more complicated than these two top notes suggest.

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Stranahan’s 10-Year-Old ‘Mountain Angel’ Is a Testament to Great American Single Malt

One of the primary things that draws people to barrel-aged spirits like whiskey is the fact that you can’t create a whiskey in the moment. A marketing agency can feasibly dream up and bring to market a wholly new rosé expression or unaged tequila in less than a year. An industrious entrepreneur with enough money and know-how can launch a brand new gin, complete with celebrity backer and social media marketing campaign in a matter of months.

But with aged spirits there’s simply no substitute for the passage of time. A 15-year-old whiskey reflects decisions made 15 years before it was bottled, and while many decisions were made along the way—blending, for instance, has a heavy influence on the final product—whiskey is by its nature not of-the-moment. In this sense, all whiskeys are managed experiments that evolve over time, each with an expected outcome but also subject to unexpected results.… Read more

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How John McEnroe Is Breaking Racial, Economic, and Social Barriers to Success Through Tennis

Some guys of my generation dreamed of marrying actress Bo Derek or forming a famous rock band. Not me. As a high school tennis coach and passionate club player during tennis legend John McEnroe’s glory days, I often mused over what it must be like to play on the same court with someone of his renowned stature. I wondered if being near that level of excellence had a tactical feeling—if being close to him would raise the hair on my arm like static electricity radiating off an old CRT television screen. I had witnessed his artistry on the court from the nosebleed section at the US Open, but now I was about to bare witness up close and personal.

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The Best Instant Pot Breakfast Recipes to Make ASAP 

Cooking up a nice dinner? Sure. These days, even cooking up a fancy lunch for those of us still working from home seems like a nice excuse to step away from the computer for a few (hours). But for whatever reason, few of us invest nearly as much thought and effort into making something special for breakfast. But if you own an Instant Pot, you can make an impressive breakfast that takes little effort and rewards you (and anyone lucky enough to quarantine with you) with delightful, nuanced flavors. Below, we’ve rounded up some favorite Instant Pot breakfast recipes—some sweet, some savory—all proof that breakfast really is the most wonderful, and important, meal of the day.

(For more easy Instant Pot recipes, check out 5 Instant Pot Dinner Recipes We’ll Be Making All Year Long.)

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Trying to Surf in Yemen at the Start of the Global War on Terror Was Not as Dumb as it Sounds

The following is an excerpt from the book Reports From Hell, a gonzo ride through the Middle East with Chas Smith, the award-winning author of Welcome to Paradise, Now Go To Hell. In this chapter, our fearless correspondent arrives in Yemen in 2003, looking to answer the one question literally no surfer had ever asked: Were there any waves in Osama Bin Laden’s ancestral home?

We treat al-Mukullah over the next ten days the way sloppy Germans, Danes, and Poles treat Mallorca, ambling around in the heat of the day between shops that sell ice-cream and internet cafés, driving out to the wave for a surf, driving back for a massive chicken lunch, driving out to the wave for an evening surf, driving back for a dinner of fried fish balls and banana mush next to the mosque.

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10 Remote Airbnb Listings for Social Distancing

With COVID-19 concerns still looming, Americans are changing the way they travel, or plan to travel in the future. People are skipping busy airports and train terminals in favor of road trips and camping experiences. Instead of crowded tourism destinations, they’re focusing on hidden gems and lesser-known locales. Even business travel and group conferences have transitioned to virtual formats. Countless hotels and resorts across the country have already begun implementing new sanitation protocols and increased safety precautions. But many travelers are opting for private home rentals in lieu of traditional hotel stays. In fact, despite travel advisories and say-at-home orders, Airbnb reported a surge in bookings this summer. Hosts in rural areas earned more than $200 million in June, indicating a staggering 25 percent increase compared to the previous year. And the trend is only expected to continue in the months to come.

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Easy-Drinking Whiskey Cocktails to Toast the End of Summer

Summer comes to an end at different times in different places—and at different times for different people. Seasonal transitions can pose some problems, particularly when trying to slap together a no-hassle cocktail or two. So we did the work for you with three easy whiskey cocktails.

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Here are three supremely flexible drinks for every part of the final summer days (and nights). With just a few ingredients, a single glass, and a stir or a smash, you can welcome the cooler weather with a refreshing toast.

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For the “Bonus” Dog Days: The Summer Garden

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This Is Your Heart on Endurance Sports

We’ve all read stories about the guy who dropped dead while running his first marathon, or the athlete who almost crossed the finish line of his triathlon—but had a heart attack instead. Sounds alarming, but the number of fatalities in endurance sports is still relatively low, according to new research by the American Heart Association.

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“The 50-year-old former college athlete with known or hidden heart disease who’s been sedentary for years and decides to do a triathlon is at the greatest risk,” says lead study author Barry A. Franklin, Ph.D. Some more facts: Almost half the people who have a heart attack during a triathlon are first-timers. Men are four to six times more likely to have a heart attack (and die from it) during an … Read more

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9 Unique National Parks You've Probably Never Been To

While COVID-19 may have derailed the epic globe-trotting adventures you had planned this summer, there’s no harm in dreaming about your next getaway. But before you consider boarding a long-haul flight to some far-flung destination, don’t forget about all the unique national parks just waiting to be explored right here in the U.S.

Our country boasts countless natural wonders, diverse landscapes, and some of the most majestic places on the planet. Thankfully, many of them are protected by the National Park Service, attracting millions of visitors each year. Today, there are 62 areas that are designated as national parks. Heavy hitters like Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Zion tend to draw the biggest crowds. However, there are plenty of unique national parks that may not see as much foot traffic, but still pack an impressive punch.

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Your Grooming Routine Could Use Some Seaweed

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From hydration boosts to anti-aging benefits, products powered by marine plants can round out your grooming regimen. Here are just a few of our favorites that include seaweed to try right now.

There’s a reason that seaweed and algae are surfacing as main ingredients in grooming products: The nutrients may help provide both protection against skin-aging toxins, as well as hydration and collagen boosts. According to Dhaval G. Bhanusali, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist at Hudson Dermatology and Laser Surgery in New York City, “When used in haircare, they may also help nurture strong hair, while promoting moisture and healthy shine.”

Different types offer different benefits, but most are packed with proteins, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Time to give your grooming routine a deep-sea boost.

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Your Underwear Is Broken and You Don’t Even Know It

This article was produced in partnership with BN3TH (pronounced “beneath”). 

If you enjoy the outdoors, you’ve probably invested in quality gear for your favorite activities—a good pair of trail shoes, a bike (or several), camping supplies, and more. But when was the last time you considered the performance specs of your underwear? Too many guys settle for boxer briefs that chafe, itch, and offer little support. That’s why you need to get to know BN3TH, producer of sustainably made performance underwear. You may be used to stepping into slouchy cotton drawers every day, but after one ride with these purpose-built briefs, you’ll never go back.

In 2010, co-founder Dez Price launched BN3TH to solve a key problem for active guys: While fitness apparel had evolved considerably, underwear wasn’t keeping up. The average pair of boxer briefs is made from a cotton-polyester blend with bulky seams running into … Read more

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