New Paltz, New York’s Coppersea Distillery is a founding member of the Empire Rye consortium—a coalition that designates whiskies and distilleries as being of and interested in elevating a given appellation and area. This rye malt whisky, named after a peak overlooking their farm, is the distillery’s first Empire Rye expression. It’s made from 100% Hudson Valley rye, “sourced directly from its own and neighboring farms in the Valley,” and boasts notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and pepper.
From perhaps the most transparent coffee purveyor on market, Coffee Manufactory, comes a seasonal release: 100% Peru Roger Chilcon Flores. Full bodied and packed with rich notes of plum, blackberry, clove and dark chocolate, these beans will consistently deliver a delicious cup—and you can trace them back to the very farm from which they were sourced.
Made from stainless steel rather than plastic, this ice pack not only saves water but it saves users from having to store it in plastic, too. It stays cold for four to six hours and reaches its lowest temperature after two hours in the freezer. It’s non-toxic and filled with distilled water—so there’s no chance of it leaking any unwanted substances.
Packable and easy to carry, To-Go Ware’s Repeat Utensil Kit features a pair of chopsticks, a fork, knife and spoon. Each utensil is made from recycled bamboo and the carrying case is made from RPET (recycled PET plastic). Plus, they’re heat- and stain-resistant and won’t absorb unsavory flavors.
With 10 individual packets including 10mg of THC each, Ripple’s dissolvable powder is flavorless, and calorie-, sugar- and GMO-free. Thanks to technology developed by Stillwater Brands, the dose is fast-acting and free from unpleasant odors or tastes. It is a welcome addition to virgin bases—seltzers, smoothies, coffee, etc—and provides just enough of a high to afford relief. For availability refer to the brand’s product locator page.
Whether used as the base for a cannabis-heightened Moscow Mule or as a standalone drink, Magic Number’s cannabis-infused ginger beer is subtle enough, at only 3mg, for first-timers or for those looking for mild highs. The beer itself is made using only three ingredients: sustainably-grown Peruvian ginger, natural cane sugar and water. For the listed price, you’ll receive one 12 oz bottle; for availability, refer to the brand’s product locator page.
Infused with 10mg of water soluble THC distillate, Oh Hi’s pomegranate seltzer is tangy, juicy and fruit-forward. The concoction, made from all-natural ingredients, is refreshing and low in sugar (only five grams) and can be the bubbly base for any cannabis-focused cocktail. For availability near you, refer to the brand’s product locator page.
Rich, flavorful and undoubtedly spicy, Copper & Kings’ Destillare margarita salt is made from evaporated Pacific sea salt and Basque red chiles. The result is a textural ingredient that affords spiciness, a slight sweetness and unmatched complexity to any mixed drink.
Crafted from a blend of nootropics, adaptogens and botanics, Kin Euphoric’s High Rhode is bottled bliss. Inside, there are eight servings, each meant to be prepared over ice, and then topped with soda and served with lime. Notes of Hibiscus, gentian and licorice are most noticeable on the palate. There’s no alcohol inside the euphoric, but it “helps to calm the body’s response to stress and supports the brain’s neurotransmitters for a bliss you can feel.”
Made from a unique blend of ripe chili peppers, jalapenos, habanero powder, Mexico-sourced organic agave nectar, black truffles and black truffle oil and a proprietary blend of spices, this hot sauce is a rich option for its heat level—which happens to be 5,000-7,000 on the Scoville heat unit scale. With a deep, roasted roasted flavor, it offers more than mere heat. Plus, for this product launch, the brand TRUFF donated $25,000 to (RED) to further their mission of ending the fight against AIDS.
Crafted in Japan from porcelain that’s made from natural Amakusa pottery stones and potter’s clay, Hasami Porcelain’s tall teapot is a high-quality and elegant vessel. With an organic feel, it’s still ultimately sophisticated—and is safe for microwaves and dishwashers. There are various cups, plates and accessories from the Nagasaki-based brand available too.
Woven from 100% Global Organic Textile Standard-certified cotton and finished with a non-toxic coating, Haps Nordic’s handcrafted sandwich bag is a reusable alternative. Sealed with velcro, the pouch allows contents to breathe rather than sweat (and condensate) inside. They’re available in eight different colors and patterns.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the UK, this “Suffragette City” cup and saucer is made by Plinth in collaboration with the Mayor of London and Bella Freud. Made from fine bone china, its gold rims mean it’s not dishwasher-safe. More importantly, a portion of the proceeds go to the Fawcett Society, which works for gender equality and women’s rights.
With notes of citrus and salt atop well-rounded smoke, Montelobos’ 86 proof mezcal represents the spirit’s more refined side. Made in Santiago Matatlán from 100% certified-organic Espadín agave, the Oaxacan product is a safe bet for those curious about mezcal, as well as those with a developed palate.
Infused with 15mg of hemp-derived CBD, Aurora’s rosemary grapefruit-flavored elixir is soothing but ultra-subtle. It invokes a feeling of imbibing but it doesn’t inebriate or induce unsavory side effects. Piney but slightly sweet and citrusy, the beverage is delectable, effervescent and does well on its own or over ice. You’ll receive four bottles for the listed price.
Made from a blend of cotton and polyester, these Scholten & Baijings-designed tea towels from HAY make for an easy, eco-friendly alternative to paper towels. They’re wider and longer than traditional tea towels, in order to promote absorbency. Available in six different colorways, each set comes with two contrasting towels.