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Astral Brewer Water Shoes - Men\'s


    Astral Brewer Water Shoes - Men's

    Astral Buoyancy steps into the world of footwear with the Brewer water shoes. Featuring fast-drying materials and sticky rubber soles, these shoes outfit you for water-filled excursions. See details

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    Astral Buoyancy steps into the world of footwear with the Brewer water shoes. Featuring fast-drying materials and sticky rubber soles, these shoes outfit you for water-filled excursions.

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    Astral Buoyancy steps into the world of footwear with the Brewer water shoes. Featuring fast-drying materials and sticky rubber soles, these shoes outfit you for water-filled excursions.

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    Astral Buoyancy steps into the world of footwear with the Brewer water shoes. Featuring fast-drying materials and sticky rubber soles, these shoes outfit you for water-filled excursions.

    • Lightweight yet durable Cordura® nylon uppers feature airmesh vamps and tongues that dry quickly and keep feet from overheating when in your kayak cockpit
    • Nylon linings and topsoles are comfortable against bare feet
    • 0mm heel-to-toe drop encourages natural foot movement and all-day barefoot-style comfort
    • Rockered toes are articulated to fit in kayaks
    • Drainage holes on the sidewalls let water exit quickly; fold-down heels let you slide on shoes quickly
    • G.14® outsoles provide unsurpassed traction on wet rocks


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    Astral Brewer Water Shoes - Men's Specs
    Best use
    Cordura nylon/nylon mesh
    Stealth rubber
    13.5 ounces
    Footwear height
    Footwear closure
    Average footwear weight (pair)

    Astral Brewer Water Shoes - Men's

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    Astral Brewer Water Shoes - Men'sis rated5.0out of5by5.
    Rated5out of5byfromThese shoes saved my feetTook these on a backpacking trip to Havasu Falls along with an old pair of Montrail Mtn Masochists and Chaco Flips. Well the masochists combined with a pair of smartwool running socks lived up to their name and my feet were absolutely killing me after 7 miles or so. With 3 miles to go I broke down and put on the flips and was able to slowly limp into the campground with blisters and aching toes/feet/ankles/legs. Next day I patched up the blisters and put on the Astral Brewers and a pair of lightweight Injinji running toesocks and hiked 6-7 miles with minimal pain. Day after that I used the same combo and hiked 20 miles roundtrip to the Colorado river and back with minimal pain again! Never took them off and feet were wet the entire day. Incredible grip on wet and dry land. Comfy to swim in, deep water crossings, and hike on sand, rock, whatever. On the morning of the hike out I reluctantly put back on the masochists with the toesocks. Put heavy pack on a horse and carried just 15 lbs or so in daypack. Made it 2 miles before I couldn't take any more pain. Took them off and put on the Astrals for the remainder of the 8 miles out. Great traction even on dry terrain and sharp rocks. I was able to keep moving and didn't have to stop for 'pain breaks' at all. Soles and rest of the shoe still in great condition even though subjected to uses not intended by the manufacturer! It is true I wasn't conditioned enough to comfortably do this hike with a 50 lb pack but if it weren't for the Astrals (and ibuprofen) I wouldn't have been able to enjoy the area or make it back out on my own 2 feet. $50 is a bargain for these shoes, they are very well made. And the laces being too long is a minor complaint but I had to think of one negative thing about them.
    Date published: 2013-10-06
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat water shoeI have been waiting for a shoe like this. The soles are very sticky on wet rocks, the fully enclosed upper protects your feet on all sides from abrasion, and they drain well. They are light weight and fold down nicely in a pack so they are good for camp shoes or stream crossings. They also dry quickly so they can be used for multiple uses on a trip. I also like they offer colors that aren't too bright since I like my outdoor gear to blend into nature. They are one of my favorite pieces of gear.
    Date published: 2013-10-02
    Rated5out of5byfromWomen's Astral Brewer Water ShoesThese are seriously awesome shoes. I have never felt so much confidence when scrambling over wet slimy boulders or just taking a hike. Probably the most comfortable water shoe I have owned and while some may find this trivial, all my other water shoes have taken on a funky odor that really never does away, my Brewers have no foul smell at all!!! I have recently incorporated these shoes into my fly fishing activities and have found them to be reliably sticky in the most slippery conditions. The back of the Astral Brewers fold in for quick on and off (much like a slipper) if necessary. The happy bonus with these little gems is that I am able to wear them casually as well as they are stylin'!
    Date published: 2013-09-17
    Rated5out of5byfromThese shoes are awesomeI bought these shoes before a trip to Costa Rica. I am so glad I spent the money. They were great, I kayaked, hiked, anything and everything in them. They are kinda pricey, but well worth it.
    Date published: 2013-08-28
    Rated5out of5byfromAwesome Kayak ShoeI've been wearing Brewers for the last 7 months both in a kayak and for everyday use. I admit that I am biased towards Astral products and have owned many over the years HOWEVER the Brewers are a huge step forward in terms of paddling footwear. On the river the Stealth outsole is hands down the stickest rubber that I've used to date...this gives me confidence in my footing when portaging and during rescue when there is no time for mistakes. The midsole cushions and protects, but my favorite aspect is that the heel and ball of the foot are on the same plane. This gives a really natural and predictable platform compared to other shoes I've owned. They drain really fast through holes in the side and rear flush port. Lastly the Cordura uppers are quite durable and airmesh at the vamp provides exceptional breathe-ability. Best part is they are stylie enough that I can wear them to my local pub after a day of charging on the local creeks.
    Date published: 2013-05-01

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