Pentire Adrift

Pentire’s non-alcoholic, 100% plant-based spirits bottle the beauty of the North Cornwall coastline and its unique plant life. Their original formulation, Adrift, utilizes these local plants—specifically, rock samphire, sage, lemon citrus and Cornish sea salt—for a crisp, herbaceous flavor. Serve it over ice with a seltzer or tonic and topped with lemon, rosemary or bay leaf—or in any number of other ways. No matter the …

Girly Drinks: A World History of Women and Alcohol

Between the gender disparity in distilleries and cocktails that are associated with femininity, the culture of drinking has long been patriarchally dictated. Mallory O’Meara’s Girly Drinks forces a reckoning with this gendered divide, shedding light on the overlooked women behind breweries and booze. From an ancient Sumerian beer goddess to the iconic bartender Ada Coleman, this book reveals the feminist history within alcohol.

Interview: Kavka Vodka Founder Jan Woroniecki

Produced in Poland, a sensational small-batch spirit with dynamic capabilities

Quite familiar with various vodkas and their ideal cocktail uses, restaurateur Jan Woroniecki—owner of London’s upscale Ognisko Restaurant, situated within the elegant Polish member’s club Ognisko Polski—decided to configure his own. Produced at an independent distillery in Poland, Woroniecki’s Kavka Vodka nods to historic distillation methods that date back as far as the 18th century. Working with master distiller Urszula Wojcik and acclaimed bartender Karol Terejlis, Woroniecki rebuffed …