Every year we put together our favorite gifts for travelers, adventurers, health nuts and fitness buffs–things we and our readers will love and use–and all 50 gifts are under $50! Bookmark this guide to make your holiday shopping easy as pie.
Surly Brewing Company’s Furious is one of those beers that leaves permanent mark on those who have had it, and Travel Well’s beer geek can’t wait to dive in and see what the buzz is all about. Surly questions, “A tempest on the tongue, or a moment of pure hop bliss?” Let’s find out.
I’ve you’ve never enjoyed a beer in the shower, now’s the time to try it. This week we disrobe and step into a steamy nirvana of hot water and cold beer with Champion Brewing’s Shower Beer (ALC 4.5% IBU 35), a czech-styled pilsner that invites us to imbibe and unwind.
Our next beer comes into our telescope’s focus this week from Oregon, one of the biggest brewing galaxies. Ecliptic Brewing’s Filament Winter IPA (ALC 7.2% IBU 70) is especially fitting as we on the East Coast are experiencing some frigid weather.
Schneider Weisse has been brewing some of the most famous and widely celebrated German wheat beer since 1927. Each year they brew just 240 cases of their Aventinus doppelbock, and this week Allen tries the vintage 2009. Find out why you should grab one of these rarer, beautifully-wrapped bottles if you ever come across one.
This week Allen reviews a beer from the highly regarded Dogfish Head Brewery, maker of “off-centered ales for off-centered people.” Their Burton Baton (ALC 10% IBU 70) is an oak aged Imperial IPA comprised of two different batches of beer: English-style old ale and an Imperial IPA. Find out what Allen thought of the combination.
You would be hard-pressed to find a craft brew enthusiast who is not familiar with the pink elephant. Brewery Huyghe is best known for the Delirium series, and their Delirium Argentum is a specialty beer created to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its award-winning Delirium Tremens.
This week’s Beer of the Week is Sierra Nevada’s Ovila Barrel-Aged Belgian-Style Dubbel is collaboration between the brewery and the monks of the Abbey of New Clairvaux in Vina, CA. See what Allen thought of the wine-y, bourbon-y brew.
Knee Deep Brewing Co. is one of the very first breweries Allen thinks of when recommending IPAs. He expects their Breaking Bud IPA to be a less aggressive version of their Hop Deranged and find an IPA that’s a little more sessionable. Did he find an IPA for the masses?
Even if you haven’t heard it called the Quantified Self Movement, you’ve heard of its members and practices, and chances are you’re a part of it. Find out why the trend in tracking health data has taken off in recent years and how you can use it to your advantage in this infographic.
During the holiday season, it’s more important than ever to be conscious of where we shop and what we buy. That’s why every year we put together a list of our favorite things that match our mission of health and sustainability for people and the world we explore. This year we’ve curated 40+ products we love that are good for you, good for the planet and good for communities in need.
Allagash Brewing’s Tribute Series is one way the brewery gives back to their community, and we’ll happily drink to that! This week Allen reviews their 2015 Tribute Series Fluxus. See what he thought of this Belgian strong ale.
“As soon as the smell hit me, I knew I was in for a treat.” See why beer reviewer Allen gave this imperial stout the highest rating yet in Travel Well’s Beer of the Week series.
Westbrook Brewing Company is on a mission “to make the most interesting, drinkable, and generally awesome beer possible,” and its One Claw Rye Pale Ale caught our eye with its blue and white hand-drawn can artwork. Let’s see if it’s got more than just good looks.
What better time to enjoy a pumpkin beer than Halloween week? In this week’s beer review, Allen carves into Heavy Seas’ the Great’er Pumpkin, a barrel-aged Imperial Ale that hits all the fall notes. Check out his review and recommendations for the full scoop.
With Halloween just around the corner, I went on the hunt for a new Autumn beer to carve into. What I found was a deeply complex Imperial Ale brewed with pumpkin and spices and aged in bourbon barrels. From their Uncharted Waters Series, Heavy Seas’ the Great’er Pumpkin gave me quite a punch
Finding famous places in Berlin is made easy by an abundance of guidebooks, tourism websites and blogs dedicated to navigating the city. However, figuring out where you’ll spend time before, afterwards, and in-between is often more difficult than it seems. This guide seeks to make it easier — while making it taste really good, too. That is, if you like coffee.
Coronado Brewing Company’s Islander IPA is Travel Well’s first Beer of the Week feature. Highly drinkable, enjoyably herbaceous and heavily aromatic, this is a beer I can’t imagine any “hop head” could find too much to nitpick about.
Travel Well intern Cason explores Auckland City, NZ through its markets, discovering fresh produce, artisans’ crafts, fresh-caught seafood and more.
Fall is the season of the pumpkin. Work this flavorful and nutritious ingredient into your day by trying our new pumpkin pecan oatmeal recipe for a bowl full of Fall flavors that will start your morning off on a decadent note.
With all the zest of summer and the comfort of a hearty winter meal, lemon cilantro chicken and sun dried tomato and feta couscous has become one of our go-to meals all year long.