Author Archives: Nick

The Five Best on East Dane: Skol

Every couple of weeks I’ll take a look at the five best things on East Dane at the time, each time choosing a different theme. East Dane is one of the best shops on the web for clothing and accessories, … Continue reading

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Old Nation Boss Tweed

I have never had a beer from Tree House nor Trillium. Are the Bissell Brothers actually brothers and how much foam does a beer from Foam have? My point is that I’ve never had a NE IPA that was actually … Continue reading

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Streaker Sports Bombay Waves Jersey Tee

Since I started the week off with some love for Minnesota, I’ll keep it going with today’s pick. The Mighty Ducks was easily a top ten movie of my youth. And I thought D2 was an absolute classic. But while … Continue reading

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Askov Finlayson for Target

It’s a pretty good time to live in Minnesota. The Vikings are heading to the NFC Championship, the Super Bowl arrives in a few weeks (having lived through one in Indy, soak up as much as you can), the beer … Continue reading

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L.L.Bean Small Batch Bean Boots

With the copious amounts of snow and, now with temperatures warming, slush over the past few weeks, I’ve been living in my Bean Boots. I’m in and out of my car, walking into stores all day, so my boots keep … Continue reading

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The Five Best on East Dane: After Christmas Sale

Every couple of weeks I’ll take a look at the five best things on East Dane at the time, each time choosing a different theme. East Dane is one of the best shops on the web for clothing and accessories, … Continue reading

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Central State Evicted

As the year draws to a close, I’ve spent some time reflecting on what the most meaningful beers I drank in the past year were. There was an exploration of wood beyond the classic bourbon barrel experienced over a variety … Continue reading

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The Five Best on East Dane: Snow Shoes

Every couple of weeks I’ll take a look at the five best things on East Dane at the time, each time choosing a different theme. East Dane is one of the best shops on the web for clothing and accessories, … Continue reading

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Ledbury Wine Wayne Gingham Casual Shirt

Yesterday was Cabernet Franc Day, which is probably something I should have known already since I sell wine for a living. Usually cordoned off into Bordeaux blends, we do actually see a few single varietals here in Michigan. I mention … Continue reading

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Odd Side Ales Imperial Mayan and Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Mayan Mocha

Last Saturday, as I was finishing up a session of homebrewing by cracking open a second bottle from Odd Side that day, I came to the realization that I have been drinking an awful lot of Odd Side beers lately. … Continue reading

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