50 Things We Want This Week: Pocket Knives, Rare Whiskey, Boots, And More

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We are back again with all of the latest Things We Want. This is a weekly gear guide of the newest and best gear for guys and it includes everything from gadgets to accessories, apparel to whiskey, affordable items and some outrageous finds that caught my attention.

I like to editorialize the weekly ‘Things We Want‘ as little as possible but it’s important to call out some items in depth. This weekly gear guide also includes my daily Everyday Carry Essentials features so be sure to scroll all the way through so you don’t miss any of the latest and greatest gear for men! If you know of a product that you think should be featured in my weekly Gear Guide then feel free to hit me up via email at cass@brobible.com.


Heaven’s Door Bootleg Series Vol. II

Heaven’s Door Spirits has released Heaven’s Door Bootleg Series Vol. II which is part of Bob Dylan’s exceptional collection of American whiskeys. I’d had a sample of this sitting on my home bar for a few weeks but only just had the chance to taste it last night and GOODNESS GRACIOUS did I love this. I got strong notes of cinnamon, banana, spice, and maple syrup and I think I know why…this 15-year-old cask strength Straight Bourbon is finished in 30-year-old Jamaican Pot Still Rum Casks and takes on some of those finishing qualities of a world-class rum.

The Bootleg Series Vol. 1 was a truly special 26-year-old whiskey that was finished in Japanese Mizunara oak casks and I thought it would be impossible to top but I found myself enjoying the Vol. II as much as any cask strength whiskey I’ve had this year. The catch is there are only 3,000 bottles available/for sale and they retail for $499 but you get what you pay for. Here’s what Heaven’s Door Master Blender Ryan Perry has to say about this expression:

After nearly two years of experimentation with different blends and barrel finishes, we have created an incredible whiskey for the Bootleg Series Vol II” Perry said. “I was intrigued by the idea of using Jamaican pot still rum casks to imbue the 15-year-old cask strength whiskey with a soft, round and lasting finish that is distinctive and complex.” After nearly a year in the rum barrels, the whiskey yielded “hints of maple syrup on the nose, notes of toasted coconut, holiday spice, and toasted oak on the finish,”

Each bottle comes in a handmade ceramic bottle that features Bob Dylan’s painting ‘Sunset, Monument Valley.‘ So you’re getting a world-class whiskey inside of an actual piece of Bob Dylan’s art. That’s hard to top. If there’s a Bob Dylan fan in your life then you might want to seriously consider purchasing this bottle before they’re gone.

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Samsung Black Friday TV Deals: TVs For Under $1000

Known for having the best clarity with an unmatched viewing experience, the best Samsung TVs are available at the fraction of the cost right now. From the ultra-sleek choice, The Frame QLED 4K UHD HDR Smart TV, to the other crystal clear 4K choices, you won’t want to miss out on these Black Friday prices.

Whether you’re putting together your holiday wish list, or knocking out some of your holiday shopping this year, Samsung’s got you covered. So scroll down to see some of the deals happening right now on Samsung QLED 4K UHD TVs. These deals include The Frame QLED 4K UHD HDR Smart TV (2020), TU7000 Crystal UHD 4K Smart TV (2020), TU8000 Crystal UHD 4K Smart TV (2020), Q60T QLED 4K UHD HDR Smart TV (2020), Class Q70T QLED 4K UHD HDR Smart TV (2020) and each of these are available in various sizes. Just hit that ‘shop now’ button below!

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Living It Up

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I wanted to put this really cool opportunity from Baker’s on your radar today, the Baker’s Single Barrel Journey. As you already know, every bottle of Baker’s is now a single barrel expression. TO get in on this action you go to the ‘Baker’s Single Barrel Journey‘ landing page and put in the Barrel ID form the neck tag of your Baker’s Bourbon and you’ll be able to discover the journey of your whiskey from start to finish in a way that’s never been available until now.

You can see specifically where it was aged on the property, learn about the distinctive characteristics which made your bottle unique, and you can go ‘behind the barrel’ for a limited time and get a picture of YOU (yes, you) posting with Baker Beam in front of the rackhouse where your bottle came from and an exclusive tasting with Freddie Noe. Since everyone can’t visit the distillery this year they’ve found this incredibly immersive and unique way to humanize each bottle with the story behind it. They were kind enough to send me a preview of this experience and I had to share it with you gentlemen because it’s pretty darn cool and it will make an awesome holiday gift to yourself or someone in your life.

[1] Baker’s Bourbon Single Barrel [Buy on Drizly]

[2] Astorflex Kamuflex Slip-Ons [$135]

[3] Grunt Style Basic Poly Quarter Zip [$54]

[4] Wellen Organic Stretch Denim Jeans [$98]

[5] Deejo Knives Pocket Knife w/ Custom Blade Tattoo [$70]

[6] The Mehlville by The James Brand [$75]

[7] The Norlan Glass (Set of 2) [$48]

[8] Viski Ice Sphere Mold [$20]

[9] The Cache River Bit Driver [$60]

[10] 1733 VX21 Ripstop Bookbag [$180]


Leatherman Everyday Carry Tools

Every great handyman needs a reliable set of tools and I can’t think of a brand that’s been more reliable in my life than Leatherman. I got my first Leatherman from my parents when I was in the Cub Scouts and they’ve been part of my life ever since. They make ambidextrous multi-tools to fit all of your needs, each with a specific set of tools of your choosing. Just hit that ‘shop now’ button below to pick yours up today!

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Philips Hue Play Light Bar

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So, here’s where we’re at: I’m now a Philips Hue stan and I’m having trouble remembering what my TV life was like before I got the Play Light Bar Double Pack. I’ve known about Philips Hue for years but hadn’t tested the waters yet. My home theater came with strip lighting already installed. But then I got the Play Light Bar Double Pack and became an instant believer in how awesome this is.

For starters, it was incredibly easy to install. I was up and running within minutes. The idea of controlling lights on an app didn’t appeal to me much until I realized how extensive the functionality was. As I was scrolling through Hue Labs on the app I found a setting that syncs up my TV’s lights with my team’s colors on game day. Then there was a Halloween setting that made the lights bounce around all spooky-like. You can set schedules so the lights gradually and softly come up in the morning as you wake up and come on in the evenings. They have A TON of smart home lighting but I’ve started with these and I legitimately plan on buying these for my family this Christmas because I’m so impressed. Just give it a look for yourself and you’ll soon come to see the light as well.

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Dr. Martens 1460 Boots

No matter what decade you grew up in, there’s a good chance you recognize Dr. Martens 1460 Boots, as the look has been timeless ever since the first pair was released 60 years ago. From the grunge scene in New York to the hip nightlife of Los Angeles and beyond, the boots have stood the test of time — and anyone who’s ever owned a pair has a unique journey of their own.

Even with premium leather, the Dr. Martens 1460 Boots have a waterproof option, the 1460 Men’s Waterproof Lace Up Boots, meaning they don’t sacrifice substance for their classic style. The result is a durable boot that takes you pretty much anywhere, which is why, year after year, these are among the best boots for men.

Need something for your favorite pair of jeans or chinos? The Dr. Martens 1460 Boots are there for you. Looking for a work boot for your in-home workshop? The comfort and flexibility of the 1460 Boots have you covered. With a variety of different colors and styles, you can choose the pair that best fits your personality.

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Essentials For Your Holiday Wish List

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The Lock Pick Training Kit ($30) which is just a fun tool that I think every guy should have. Lock picking isn’t a skill that’s required to get through life but it will certainly save you in a bind if you ever lock yourself out of simple locks and this $30 kit teaches some valuable skills. This makes for a great stocking stuffer too.

[1] Horween Leather Chronograph [$128]

[2] Astorflex Bitflex Boots [$195]

[3] Grunt Style Performance Fishing Shirt [$69]

[4] Proof Rover Pants [$98]

[5] Lock Pick Training Kit [$30]

[6] Brad Leone Carbon Fiber Puncher Knife [$140]

[7] The Ridge Carbon Fiber Wallet + Cash Plate [$125]

[8] MeUndies Boxer Brief w/ Fly [$16]

[9] YETI Rambler 26oz Bottle Chug Top [$40]

[10] Aer Fit Pack 2 Backpack [$135]


YETI Cocktail Cups For Christmas

YETI Rambler Tumbler 10oz

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I’ve been riding the YETI Rambler Lowball Mug train for a while now. I’ll primarily fill it up with some Bourbon when I leave the house for afternoon golf which doesn’t happen nearly as often lately as it used to but man, these YETI Ramblers are a great way to save some $$$ on the course and make use of the great whiskey I’ve got at home.

I wanted to put the 10oz YETI Rambler Wine Tumbler ($25) and 10oz Rambler Lowball Mug ($20) on everyone’s radar as we approach the holidays because they make for relatively inexpensive gifts that everyone in your life will appreciate AND they’re just as great in Winter as they are in Summer. The double-walled insulation means these tumblers keep your cold drinks ice cold and warm drinks hot. Likewise, they protect your hands. It’s already cold out there and you don’t want to be holding a frigid cup that’ll instantly drop your wine to 32F, the ramblers do a great job at insulating your spirits.

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Grunt Style’s Outdoor Collection

With a fighting spirit instilled in everything they do, Grunt Style is American born and bred, and prides itself on being a badass no matter the situation. It’s about attitude. It’s about freedom. It’s about supporting the men and women who currently fight or previously fought for our country. While you don’t need to be a veteran to wear Grunt Style, you do have to have a similar mindset. There’s only one way to conquer each day this fall, check out some of the styles from Grunt Style’s outdoor collection by clicking that ‘shop now’ button below.

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6 Of The Best Pocket Knives Right Now

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If you are in the market for a new pocket knife then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve included a broad collection of this year’s best everyday carry pocket knives and listed them in ascending order of price from $30 up to $140. Everyone’s needs are different. You might be looking for a cool gift to toss in someone’s Christmas stocking this year or perhaps you’re purchasing a new tool for everyday use. Regardless of the needs, I’m confident you’ll find what you are looking for in this collection of the best men’s pocket knives available right now.

[1] Leatherman Skeletool KBx Pocket Knife [$30]

[2] Roark Saigon Special Knife [$45]

[3] SOG Knives Flash AT [$75]

[4] Benchmade 380 Aller Multi-Tool [$136]

[5] The Carter by The James Brand [$139]

[6] Civilware Brad Leone Carbon Fiber Puncher [$140]


Red, Green, and Black Essentials

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The Grunt Style Buffalo Plaid Flannel ($39) is a classic pattern that’s perfect for work, banging out some chores at home, crushing some beers by the campfire, or raising a glass to the holidays. This shirt’s made from a 80% combed ringspun cotton and 20% polyester blend that makes it incredibly soft and comfortable for all-day wear and it’s proudly stitched in Carol Stream, IL.

I recently branched out from my old sunglasses and check out these Kaenon Redding Polarized Sunglasses ($209) and I’m incredibly glad I did because I’ve been blown away both by the quality of the lenses and how light the sunglasses are overall. Maybe I got too used to my old fishing shades and didn’t notice the weight of them on my face but when I first put on Kaenon sunglasses I was shocked by how light they were. These shades come in six different colors with a minimal, clean, and classic design. You’re going to love those Kaenon SR-91® Polarized Lenses.

[1] Huckberry x Timex “Cola” Sport Watch [$189]

[2] Lems Shoes Boulder Boot Mid [$120]

[3] Grunt Style Buffalo Plaid Flannel [$39]

[4] Flint and Tinder 365 Pants in Slate [$98]

[5] Kaenon Redding Polarized Sunglasses [$209]

[6] Vuori California Beanie [$28]

[7] Leatherman FREE T4 – One Handed Multitool [$60]

[8] Hestra Basic Wool Gloves [$45]

[9] Magpul DAKA Essential Wallet [$17]

[10] Topo Designs Rover Pack Heritage Canvas Series [$159]


Pre-Rolled CBD ‘Dad Grass’ Joints

Dad Grass CBD pre-rolled joints

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Life is funny sometimes. I s**t you not, I was telling my better half last weekend that I wish there was a joint out there with a 95-5% CBD-THC blend of joints that I could puff on without getting high because I have virtually zero THC tolerance these days and boom, this Dad Grass product was brought to my attention yesterday. This is exactly what I was looking for, 100% CBD pre-rolled joints I can chill out with.

These are perfectly legal in all 50 states as long as you are 21-years-old or more. They’re made from America’s finest organic hemp flowers which are responsibly grown. The joints are rolled in small batches and sealed for freshness and you can purchase a 5-pack ($35) or 2-pack ($14).

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Best Everyday Accessories

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[1] Todd Snyder x Timex Q Bracelet Watch [$179]

[2] SeaVees Mariner Boots (Exclusive) [$158]

[3] Fjällräven Greenland Re-Wool Crew-Neck Sweater [$150]

[4] Flint and Tinder All-American Stretch Denim Jeans [$128]

[5] Grunt Style Tactical Keychain in Black [$11]

[6] Deejo Knives Pocket Knife w/ Custom Blade Tattoo [$70]

[7] Grunt Style Leather Patch Beanie in Maroon [$15]

[8] MeUndies Boxer Brief w/ Fly [$16]

[9] Tanner Goods Journeyman Card Wallet [$60]

[10] Jaybird Tarah Pro Headphones [$130]


6 Of The Best Men’s Beanies

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There’s a chill in the air anytime we step outside these days. It’s been beanie season off and on for a while now but the cooler weather isn’t going anywhere and now’s the time to load up on one of the best beanies for men this season. I’ve pulled together a few beanies from Huckberry for you gentlemen to pick through!

[1] Topo Designs Watch Cap (3 Colors) [$22]

[2] Huckberry Beanie (7 Colors) [$28]

[3] Upstate Stock Eco-Cotton Watchcap (3 Colors) [$32]

[4] Filson Watch Cap Beanie (3 Colors) [$45]

[5] On’s Merino Beanie (3 Colors) [$50]

[6] Heimat Mariner Mechanics Hat (3 Colors) [$61]


4 CBD Products To Treat Common Problems: Hangovers, Recovery, Sleep, Energy

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I wanted to throw some of the Best CBD products available on your radar today so I figured I’d include four of them and each with a different focus. First up is the Sunday Scaries Dynamic Duo which includes one bottle of gummies and one bottle of their Vegan AF formula and this is one of the best CBD treatments for hangovers out there today. Second, we see the Nanocraft CBD CBD Pain Salve Stick which is one of the top CBD products for recovery. In this instance, that’s referring to pain-relieving, anti-inflammatory, and appetite-regulating properties. Check it out!

On the bottom row, we’ve got the Honey Oil CBD Capsules 25mg 10 Pack which are one of the best CBD Sleep treatments you can find anywhere and they’re absolutely delicious. Check these out and thank me later. Lastly, we see the Rebel Morning Boost Formula (1000mg) which are a CBD treatment for boosting energy throughout the day by strengthening the parts of your body (cells) that are dragging you down. Give it a look!

[1] Sunday Scaries Dynamic Duo (2 Bottle Combo) [$71]

[2] Nanocraft CBD CBD Pain Salve Stick (500mg) [$64]

[3] Honey Oil CBD Capsules 25mg 10 Pack [$19]

[4] Rebel Morning Boost Formula (1000mg) [$95]


F*ck Coffee Nootropics Brain Support Supplement

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Are you looking to limit, reduce, or eliminate your coffee intake? TEMPO’s got you covered with their F*ck Coffee Nootropics Brain Support Supplement. It was engineered to be an effective alternative to coffee and other stimulants by boosting focus. It’s cleaner than energy drinks and it promotes all-day energy, improved memory, enhanced creativity, elevated mood, and it’s crash-free.

The blend of Rhodiola rosea extract, Coffeeberry Energy, NeuroFactor Coffee Extract, and TeaCrine are ideal for rapid absorption. This is a newly-released item and you can pick it up on Amazon by clicking here or hitting that ‘shop now‘ button below.

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Cass Anderson is Managing Editor of BroBible. He graduated from Florida State University, has been to more Phish concerts than he’d like to admit, and primarily specializes in Outdoors and Gear-related content.

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