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Best Gifts For Your Boyfriend He Never Knew He Wanted

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Why are boyfriends so hard to shop for? If you have no idea what to get him for his birthday. Or if you’re trying to get a head-start on the holidays, check out this list of ideas to get you going. 

A Cool Charger

Keep him connected with a versatile charger set featuring a slim high-speed USB with two universal ports to charge multiple devices at a time.

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An All-Inclusive Travel Pack

Neck pillow? Check. Slippers? Check. Eye mask and ear plugs? Check. This gray traveler’s kit has everything he’ll need for a more comfortable journey. 

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An Informative Clock

Replace his irritating iPhone alarm with something much cooler. Like an aluminum clock with a sound-activated display. It features the time, date and temperature, and automatically turns off when it’s quiet.

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A Book of Beer

Consider Mark Dredge’s “The Beer Bucket List” book which has a thorough list of hops-focused information. Including a list of the best drinking spots across the globe.

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A Reversible Jacket

A bold checkered red-and-black jacket is perfect for fall, and it also has a fuzzy lining that makes it reversible so he can wear it with twice the amount of outfits.  

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5 Delightful Cocktails To Accompany Your Easter Brunch

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There are certain expectations on Easter brunch with family. Starting from the egg hunt, the great spread, and a bunch of chocolate bunnies. Starting from this year, complete the tradition with one of the cocktails down on the list. I’m sure, your brunch would never be the same again.

Tanqueray Bramble

Combine 1 ¼ oz. Tanqueray London Dry Gin, ¾ oz. lemon juice, and ¾ oz. simple syrup in an ice-filled rocks glass. Drizzle ¼ Creme de Mure (a blackberry liqueur) around the inner rim, and garnish with a lemon wedge and blackberry, if you feel like it.

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Lavender Honey Fizz

Add 1 ½ oz. The Botanist gin, ¾ oz. lemon juice, ¾ oz. white wine aperitif, ½ oz. honey, and 4 dashes of rosemary bitters to a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice, shake, and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with 1 ½ oz. soda water, and garnish with 2 sprigs of lavender. There you have a pretty cocktail.

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Bacardi Old Cuban

Shake 2 parts BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho rum, 4 mint leaves, 1 part sugar syrup, 1 ¼ part lime juice, and 2 dashes bitters in a cocktail mixer. Strain into a coupe glass and top with 2 ½ parts Prosecco. Garnish with a mint-leaf float. You will feel like you’re in Cuba as you sip the drink.

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Carrot Mimosa

Combine 1 oz. fresh carrot juice and 4 oz. Rosé All Day sparkling wine in a Champagne flute. Garnish with a carrot. I’d say this is one of the healthiest cocktails I’ve ever know of.

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Garden Party

Combine 1 ½ oz. Tito’s Handmade Vodka, 1 0z. lemon juice, and ¾ oz. simple syrup in a glass with ice. Top with club soda, and garnish with 2 lemon wheels and sprigs of rosemary and thyme. It is figuratively like a garden in your mouth.

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5 Best Irish Whiskey For Your St. Patrick’s Day Party

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Distilled Spirits Council called Irish whiskey as the fastest growing spirits of the 21st century. Irish whiskey is made in Ireland, and is pot-stiled. Meaning that distillers use a mix of malted and unmalted barley. So Irish whiskey can have everything from cinnamon to mango to pineapple flavors distilled into it. Which makes Irish whiskey perfect for cocktails. If you do want to make your own cocktail or simply enjoying Irish whiskey as it is, here is the list for you.

Jameson

Jameson is a classic smooth Irish whiskey that is readily available in any bar. You can choose to drink it neat or with ice cubes as a way to start your partying night.

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Dingle Tripled Distilled

The formula in this product features gentle citrus and caramel tasting notes. The bonus side, it is made by a cool distillery. Or artisanal, you might say. Instantly upping the cred you earn as a drinker.

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Tullamore D.E.W

Tullamore is one of those classis Irish whiskey out there. The fans love its smooth sweetness. Making it ideal for the first time whiskey drinkers. So, if you are not sure what kind of Irish whiskey you want, try Tullamore first.

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Connemara 12-Year-Old Peated Single Malt

The product is praised for its smoky flavor and hints of vanilla. Many have described the product as gone down very smooth. Taste closely and you might feel like you’re sitting by a bonfire on the beach.

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Kilbeggan Traditional

Kilbeggan has been around for more than 180 years. When poured, it gives off a beautiful gold color and tastes like sugary cereal. Perfect for someone who doesn’t like a hint of bitter note too much in their whiskey.

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5 Truly Delightful St. Patrick’s Cocktails

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St. Patrick’s Day might have passed. But the glamorous party night could still be liven up to. Having drinks at St. Patrick’s day is not that hard. You can just stir anything Irish or green. Then everyone will be happy. But since you visit this page, I will assume that you still have no clue what to make for St. Patrick’s day party. Here is the list of St. Patrick’s Day cocktails you can make.

Celtic Sipper

In a shaker with ice, combine 1½ oz. Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur, 2 oz. Zaya Gran Reserva rum, and 1½ oz. coconut water. Strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice. You got yourself a delicious drink.

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Kalak Tipperary

Pour 2 oz. Kalak Single Malt Irish Vodka, ¾ oz. sweet Italian vermouth, and ½ oz. Green Chartreuse in a shaker filled with ice. Stir for about 20 seconds, and strain into a chilled tumbler. Add a sprig of thyme studded with three olives, and stir the drink again. Fill the glass with ice, and stir a final time. Green-ish drink for you.

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County Clare Cooler

Combine 2 oz. Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey, ¾ oz. unfiltered apple cider, ¾ oz. lemon juice, ½ oz. honey syrup, and ¼ oz. Benedictine (a French liqueur) in a cocktail shaker. Add 1 oz. ginger beer to the bottom of a rocks glass. Shake the cocktail shaker and strain into the rocks glass. Garnish with fanned apple slices if you want to.

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Shamrock Pinch

Fill a glass with ice. Add 2 oz. Barefoot Moscato, ½ oz. Irish whiskey, and 1½ oz. orange juice. Top with 1½ oz. ginger beer, squeeze a lime wedge into the drink, and drop the shell into the glass. Garnish with lime if you feel it’s necessary.

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Long Smash

In a shaker, muddle six tarragon leaves with 2 oz. grapefruit juice and 1 bar spoon of sugar until the sugar has dissolved. Add 1½ oz. Kalak Single Malt Irish Vodka and lots of ice. Seal, shake hard for 10 seconds, and strain into a chilled glass. Add a dash of sparkling mineral water, and garnish with a grapefruit twist and tarragon sprig. The acid taste will wake you up.

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