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 …