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      DAY SHEET BLOG — Spirits

      Dirtbag Endorsed Artists create their own whiskey

      Dirtbag Endorsed Artists create their own whiskey

      13 NAILS is the "prime time rock band extravaganza" of Fort Collins, Colorado, who sprinkle a b-movie vibe over their heavy metal, hardcore horror punk sound. Having headlined tours, and opened for worldwide acts like John 5 & The Creatures, Mushroomhead, Dope, THC, Pop Evil and many many others, the band brings a big show to every stage. 13 Nails recently partnered with a local Fort Collins distillery to create their own blend and brand of whiskey. 13 Nails' frontman Johnny Lambert gave us the low down: From the original idea to the final product, explain how your band created their own whiskey… At first it was just a T-shirt design we had that was selling really well, and then as we grew as a band, I started to email sponsors. I happened across Feisty Spirits as a local company, and we sat and discussed the idea of a Halloween/Fall flavor release. That was 3 years ago, and now here we are with it growing! Why whiskey, and not gin, rum, or beer? We are all fans of whiskey, lol. We would like to venture out some day with a line of spirits.... What band wouldn't? What is the significance behind the name, “Grave Digger”? Grave Digger came from one of the first songs we wrote as a band. We have also used it slightly for a bit of a mascot theme. Can you describe the flavor, and some of the ingredients? It has a standard whiskey base with spices added in, with fresh apples to create the flavor. How can we get our hands on a bottle? Right now, select Fort Collins and Loveland, CO stores carry it along with the distillery/tasting room itself. Feisty Spirits and 13 Nails would love to see it go national! With it being a local distillery, we are using a portion of each bottle to help fund the Easter Seals of Loveland, CO music department. It would be nice to one day have it grow to the point where we can help Easter Seals all over the country. If it goes well, do you foresee making other spirits in the future? If this one keeps going the way it does, it would be nice to have a full line of 13 Nails collab spirits. If you are in the Fort Collins/Loveland, Colorado area this Halloween season- try to get your hands on this rare regional select spirit! Also, CLICK HERE to hear the music that inspired it! Check out 13 NAILS on the web Check out Feisty Spirits

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      A New Gin Infused With Vintage Harley Davidson Parts

      A New Gin Infused With Vintage Harley Davidson Parts

      Are you tired of eating the worms at the bottom of your tequila? Are your pockets lined with cash? Do you love vintage motorcycles so much that you live, breathe and.. drink them? If you answered yes to all three of these- look no further. A new product has hit the market, and it was made just for you. World-class custom bike builder, Uwe Ehinger, AKA The Archaeologist, has recently released a new line of gin, 'infused' with actual parts from classic Harley Davidson Motorcycles. That's right- each vintage chic bottle comes with a pretty good-sized hunk of old engine floating around in it... the spirit of a Harley in your cup of spirit. We at Dirtbag Clothing think this designer gin is 'totally metal'.. and would love to give it a try. It comes in three revved up varieties:

      • For your entry level biker dude, the 1962 Panhead- weighing in at about $1060.
      • For the guy who is serious about drinking motorcycle parts, but is not entirely sold on this marveling concept, the 1947 Knucklehead- available at a cool $1175.
      • And lastly, the only gift worthy of kings, or maybe just the ruler of your bike club.. the 1939 Flathead- the true premium option at around $1300.
      At prices like these, this gin is nothing to shake a camshaft at. A neat relic, as well as attention to detail are the biggest selling points here. Every bottle comes packaged with a fancy paper insert, printed on some 1930's printing press, bearing the stories of the engine parts enclosed.. I don't know about you, but I always like to know the true origins of the engine I'm sippin' on. Lastly, the burning question: is it safe for me to drink steel Harley Davidson components from the mid-twentieth century? A quick dive into the statements from the company says it is. Apparently the parts are specially cleansed and coated with some space-aged food-safe tin alloy... seems legit. The gin can be purchased at The Archaeologist's Website.