Top Beverage Picks

A NYC Restaurant That Brings Healthy Drinking to Life

When opening up a vegan restaurant in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, one must consider how it would fit into the area steeped in cultural history and diverse cuisine. Home to a large percentage of Dominicans, the neighborhood’s restaurants have exhibited this culture—from bakeries and chicken joints to roadside stands and carts offering everything from sliced mangoes to chicharrones.

Espolòn Añejo X

Aged for six years, Espolòn Añejo X is an ode to Barro Negro, the mid-century Mexican art form.

Lagavulin

In the 1880s, esteemed British spirits historian Alfred Barnard paid a visit to Islay’s Lagavulin distillery, where he deemed an 8-year-old Scotch “exceptionally fine.” Inspired by this scribe’s compl

Casal Garcia Vinho Verde Sparkling Rosé

An amber hue in the glass, this semi-dry wine’s fresh cherry and strawberry notes don’t let up until the finish, and the palate also features herbaceous notes and toasted vanilla.

2015 Domaines Paul Mas Côté Mas Rosé Aurore

Crafted from 30% Cinsault, 20% Syrah, and 50% Grenache Noir, this rosé is pale pink in color. It expresses watermelon notes, minerals, and balance, and an approachable profile with a crisp finish.

Ommegang Great Beyond Double IPA

Brewery Ommegang of Cooperstown, New York, made a name for itself as a Belgian-style brewer, but its latest offering is unabashedly American.

Samuel Adams Winter Lager

The addition of ginger, cinnamon, and orange peel bring a Christmas cookie–like complexity to one of the mainstays in Boston Beer Company’s cold-weather portfolio.

Paul John Indian Single Malt Whisky

Paul John Indian Single Malt Whisky is distilled along the tropical beaches of Goa, from summer-harvested barley grains that grow at the foothills of the Himalayas.

Redemption Whiskey

Redemption Whiskey has bolstered its Aged Barrel Proof Collection with three new variants, including the 9-year-old High Rye Bourbon.