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San Pellegrino Pompelmo

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Q Club Soda

June 2014

The Ginger People Ginger Beer

The Moscow Mule is the new mojito: the default drink by people who know they’re in a cocktail bar but are overwhelmed by the options.

B.G. Reynolds’ Orgeat

The Mai Tai includes a crucial, yet hard-to-source, ingredient, orgeat syrup, which is made from almonds.

Mexican Coca-Cola

To put a fine point on it, American Coke is awful, overly sweet, and depends on high-fructose corn syrup to provide that sweetness. Add whiskey to that and you get a flat-tasting mixed drink.

Fever-Tree Tonic Water

From the very first sip, it’s clear that this is how tonic water is supposed to taste—bitter from real quinine and sweet to pair with London dry-style gins.

Mr. Q. Cumber Soda

This small soda brand should make an easy and delicious addition to cocktail programs that lack the luxury of fresh produce beyond citrus.

2012 Vietti Roero Arneis DOCG, Roero

A fresh floral nose on this complex wine, made from Arneis grapes, is complemented by a balance of dry and sweet, with equal parts minerals and sweetness, resulting in a refreshing white wine.

2011 Andrea Faccio Villa Giada “Suri Bianco”

This full-bodied white wine—featuring Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cortese grapes—touts herbaceous qualities, from the white pepper-laced flowers on the nose to hay on the palate, mingling with

2012 Dinastia Vivanco White Wine

A solid pairing with seafood or salty snacks, this light-bodied white Tempranillo (Tempranillo blanco), made from Viura and Malvasia grapes, is very balanced with mineralities and pineapple notes,

2011 Souverain Chardonnay

Starting with the pineapple bouquet on this Chardonnay, the flavors intensify into luscious, crisp pineapple, crème brûlée, and creamy lemon notes on the palate, enhanced by buttery floral notes th

Founders Rübæus

This ale sees five separate additions of fresh raspberries during its brewing, imbuing it with a deep and fresh berry essence, from the first scent to its tart and dry finish.