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    The antique drink-quipment shop's got fatherly new arrivals like a travel cocktail case stocked with four shot glasses, two tumblers, a corkscrew, a bottle opener, and a stirring spoon (plus space for two bottles), plus coasters from a London photographer whose street scenes are cut from glossy aluminum sheets that've been "dry mounted", presumably by being subjected to the wry high-minded wit of some dude in a powdered wig.
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      The antique drink-quipment shop's got fatherly new arrivals like a travel cocktail case stocked with four shot glasses, two tumblers, a corkscrew, a bottle opener, and a stirring spoon (plus space for two bottles), plus coasters from a London photographer whose street scenes are cut from glossy aluminum sheets that've been "dry mounted", presumably by being subjected to the wry high-minded wit of some dude in a powdered wig.
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  • 02
    For the father who's deep into punctuality, and barrels, this Roman numeral-inscribed, handcrafted white oak joint's made by a Manassas-based company boasting the "world's largest barrel selection", foolishly broadcasting they've never even made it to Screen 4 in Donkey Kong. Losers.
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      For the father who's deep into punctuality, and barrels, this Roman numeral-inscribed, handcrafted white oak joint's made by a Manassas-based company boasting the "world's largest barrel selection", foolishly broadcasting they've never even made it to Screen 4 in Donkey Kong. Losers.
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  • 03
    Mad Men's noir-ish postwar nostalgia has permeated so many aspects of today's culture, from skinny ties, to really skinny ties, to cheating on your hot wife with everyone in town, even Jewish chicks! Also, drinking all day out of sweet cocktail glasses, like those made by Dorothy Thorpe.

    Originally produced in the 30's, 40's, and 50's, Thorpe's classily clean-lined, silver-rimmed barware's been rejuvenated by its frequent appearances in the Sterling Cooper office, and is now available at Old Town's newly opened The Hour after the shopkeep's 20 years of stockpiling led to the "largest collection on the East Coast", and hopelessly unrealistic cocktail party expectations. Thorpe's signature wide, platinum-banded rims're available on a set of four round-bottomed glasses dubbed "Roly Polys", one with a giant punch bowl and five smaller Rolys, and a set of eight smaller, sharper-angled rocks glasses, not to be confused with Sharper Image rocks glasses, which everyone pretends to consider purchasing before just using the massage chairs. Equally suave are her zero-mercury-containing "mercury glass" collections, which feature a near-black rim-band fading down the glass, available in an eight vessel/caddy set; a four boy/four snifter combo; and an array including an ice bucket, tray, and eight tall "Tom Collins Glasses", which Kerry Collins is prepared to use each one of. At 10am. Every morning.

    There's also tons of stuff for your kitchen/super-cool-office, including a tall, platinum-banded "martini/cocktail pitcher", and platinum-banded bowl for nuts that's super-squat -- the position one must assume to force out still more cultural commentary referencing Mad Men.
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      Mad Men's noir-ish postwar nostalgia has permeated so many aspects of today's culture, from skinny ties, to really skinny ties, to cheating on your hot wife with everyone in town, even Jewish chicks! Also, drinking all day out of sweet cocktail glasses, like those made by Dorothy Thorpe.

      Originally produced in the 30's, 40's, and 50's, Thorpe's classily clean-lined, silver-rimmed barware's been rejuvenated by its frequent appearances in the Sterling Cooper office, and is now available at Old Town's newly opened The Hour after the shopkeep's 20 years of stockpiling led to the "largest collection on the East Coast", and hopelessly unrealistic cocktail party expectations. Thorpe's signature wide, platinum-banded rims're available on a set of four round-bottomed glasses dubbed "Roly Polys", one with a giant punch bowl and five smaller Rolys, and a set of eight smaller, sharper-angled rocks glasses, not to be confused with Sharper Image rocks glasses, which everyone pretends to consider purchasing before just using the massage chairs. Equally suave are her zero-mercury-containing "mercury glass" collections, which feature a near-black rim-band fading down the glass, available in an eight vessel/caddy set; a four boy/four snifter combo; and an array including an ice bucket, tray, and eight tall "Tom Collins Glasses", which Kerry Collins is prepared to use each one of. At 10am. Every morning.

      There's also tons of stuff for your kitchen/super-cool-office, including a tall, platinum-banded "martini/cocktail pitcher", and platinum-banded bowl for nuts that's super-squat -- the position one must assume to force out still more cultural commentary referencing Mad Men.
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  • 04
    Of out of Hagerstown, MD, this set of eight highballs (w/ gold caddy) is covered in images of various older IBM designs, from the System/360 Model 60, to the 2402 Tape Unit, aka what Brett Favre had to do back in the day of VHS.
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      Of out of Hagerstown, MD, this set of eight highballs (w/ gold caddy) is covered in images of various older IBM designs, from the System/360 Model 60, to the 2402 Tape Unit, aka what Brett Favre had to do back in the day of VHS.
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  • 05
    This Richmond-based craftsman's cracked our list of Favorite 5 Bar Essentials with steel bottle openers sewn with tanned leather straps, and a table top made from a discarded railroad tie from Virginia's capital, all of which he claims are "bringing back quality that seems to be so lacking today", which is weird, because there's actually a lot more chiropractors working now than ever before.
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      This Richmond-based craftsman's cracked our list of Favorite 5 Bar Essentials with steel bottle openers sewn with tanned leather straps, and a table top made from a discarded railroad tie from Virginia's capital, all of which he claims are "bringing back quality that seems to be so lacking today", which is weird, because there's actually a lot more chiropractors working now than ever before.
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  1. Barware from the Hour
  2. Barrel Clock
  3. Dorothy Thorpe
  4. IBM Computer Glasses
  5. handcrafted