Four Pressed Juice Cocktails

Pairing tequila with the freshest fluid ingredients

Since the dawn of the pressed juice craze, our minds have strayed to its potential impact on the world of mixed drinks. Of course fresh lime juice adds a kick to almost any cocktail, and freshly squeezed orange juice lends flavor more potent than when poured from a plastic bottle—but a recent trip to NYC’s Tacombi at Café el Presidente (where they’ve built cocktails around …

Four Simple Cocktails for Spring

A real daiquiri, a highball and more for easy seasonal sipping

As bartenders continue to further the nuances of cocktail-making, it’s important to remember that sometimes simple does the trick. And while we recently tried an otherworldly Woodford Reserve Double Oaked $1,000 mint julep in anticipation of the Kentucky Derby, there certainly are easier drinks to whip up for more casual occasions. The following four struck our fancy for their time-tested brilliance, minimal ingredients and ease …

Addition Cocktail Spices

90-proof, all-natural liquids offering wild flavors for imaginative mixed drinks

With 25 different savory and spicy flavors, the range of Addition Cocktail Spices opens a new door in the world of mixed drinks. These potent liquids, clocking in at 45% ABV, contain just three ingredients: water, alcohol and the source spice. All of Addition’s spices are handcrafted in Seattle from whole spices, fresh herbs or peppers—by way of a traditional maceration technique. Addition’s founders, Matt …