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DRINKTANKS Mini Keg Dispenser Keg Cap Kit

Easy to use and useful device for someone who wants to buy larger quantities of beer and keep it fresh without committing to a full blown beer dispensing system. The right size to take home a cherished beer and enjoy it over time without committing a lot of time, money, and space to it.

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 7

DRINKTANK 32 Ounce Growler

Given the cost of craft beer, buy a decent safe, and sturdy growler to keep your beer in!

  • Rating: 9
  • Value: 8

DRINKTANKS Growler 64 Ounce Model

A bit pricey at first glance, but like anything of quality, better to buy one once and enjoy it thoroughly than to buy some substandard junk that you won’t like as much and have to buy more of them when they break too soon.
Also given the increasing price of craft beer it makes sense to use a better grade of carrier for it !

  • Rating: 9
  • Value: 8

Bottle of Pierre Ferrand Double Wood ReservePierre Ferrand Double Cask Reserve

A very interesting example of a heretofore forgotten style of cognac with a much broader, weightier, and complex palette of flavors from the use of Banyul Casks for finishing.

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 8

Benriach The Smoky Ten Speyside Single Malt Whisky

Another Benriaxh Single Malt this on with more rum barrel influence and peat added to the mix.
Still a great buy at the price point and a bit more traditional ( read somewhat peaty)

  • Rating: 8
  • Value: 9

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