9 Hipster Things That Actually Aren't All That Hipster

August 12, 2014 11:38 AM

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9 Hipster Things That Actually Aren't All That Hipster

Look at you, sipping that aged rye whiskey out of a tumbler made of hand-blown glass. How hip. But have you ever wondered how your recently opened local distiller could possibly sell whiskey that was aged for 15 years? According to a recent story in the Daily Beast, many "small-batch," "artisanal" distilleries actually get their alcohol from a big factory in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Not so "local" after all.

You might like to think that music festivals are counter-cultural utopias where all that really matters is flower power and chill vibes. But in reality, events like Lollapalooza in Chicago and Bonnaroo in Tennessee are total corporate sell-outs. According to Ad Age, brands can fork over as much as $...

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