GreenBar Collective

We tour the LA distillery home to the world's largest collection of organic spirits

Cocktail enthusiasts gave a collective cheer when word got out that GreenBar Collective—the LA-based brand known for its collection of top-notch organic licquors and sustainably-crafted spirits—was moving into bigger digs. With more space to accommodate its growing menu of infused vodkas, complex gins and spiced rums (the only exception being the IXÁ tequila, which is not made in-house, but in Tequila, Mexico, in order to …

Hella Bitter

Two cocktail recipes from the Brooklyn-based purveyors of craft bitters

With a mission to “make the world a bitter place,” Hella Bitter is a brand of bitters focused on creating fine, hand-crafted cocktail accompaniments. The name and the attitude of irreverence are evidence of the brand’s Bay Area roots—the company may have ditched the former logo personality of a well-dressed gent sporting a “thizz face”, but their origins remain a major influence. Operating out of …

Bitters

Two outstanding bitters options for excellent cocktails

Nothing soothes the soul in the frigid winter months like a properly composed cocktail. Even if you are lucky enough to reside in a warmer climate it is essential to have the right ingredients on hand when mixing your elixir. The strategic use of a good bitter can make a delicious spirit really sing, and, after scouting the scene for the past few months, we …