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Canned Cocktails

Meet the new wave of conveniently portable libations: cocktails in a can. If you´re heading to the beach, and are in the mood for a cocktail, all the necessary items to make one don´t travel very well. Forget fancy glasses, a long grocery list, the shaker... these Canned Cocktails by Cutwater Spirits can be shaken without any bar tools. All you need to do is figure out a way to keep them cold. Available in eight varieties including Gin & Tonic, Bloody Mary, Vodka & Soda, and Rum & Coke. Simply sip straight from the can or pour over ice and garnish appropriately.



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ALPINE START INSTANT COFFEE

Alpine Instant Coffee is a new product developed for coffee lovers that don’t have the time normally needed to brew a nice batch. No need for a coffee maker, French press... simply tear open a pouch and pour it into hot or cold water and the medium roast Arabica grind dissolves instantly with a quick stir. The mix will be perfect and most importantly exquisite taste is ensured. So if you’re currently on the go or a more outdoorsy person that doesn’t like to tag alon...
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THE CRAFT AND THE MAKERS

We have always tried to help get a word out and promote small manufacturers that focus on craftsmanship and aim to create quality products that last and have their own histories. A new book called The Craft and the Makers showcases savvy businesses that have chosen to focus on craftsmanship and are creating things with a soul, every page is a testament to the products created with heart by these artisans, and profiles the small companies as well as the individuals t...
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PARK BUTTE LOOKOUT

Fire lookouts were built to house workers full time after the Great Fire of 1910 that burned millions of acres of forest in Washington, Montana, and Idaho and were used to detect fires and were used as an early warning system in an age before radios, aircraft and GPS. Thanks to modern technology, they are now obsolete for their original use but are now usually kept up by park volunteers for people to visit and stay in. Take this restored fire lookout in Mount Baker ...
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