Rum, citrus, bitters, crushed ice. Throw it all in a glass, use a twig to froth it up. What sounds like an exercise in cocktail improvisation is the cornerstone of an overlooked category of drink – the swizzle.
When it comes to fermented beverages, alcohol production is typically the goal. But kombucha is a different beast.
Consumers are turning to proof-less beverages more than ever for a wide variety of reasons. They’re finding plenty of options to wet their whistles.
Brandy is a catchall term for distilled spirits made from wine or fermented fruit juice, most of which derive their warm tones through the aging process. Outside the aging barrel, however, there is a wide world of unaged brandies, each with its own expressive profile, and many that are crystal clear.
Greg White builds drinks from unique and often homemade ingredients as the bar manager for Town Center Cold Pressed Roastery in Norfolk.