It’s a good time to be a drinker. This is true for myriad reasons, not least of all the incredible, ongoing evolution of American cocktail culture. The country’s best bars revitalize their categories, and get us excited about tiki, Negronis, and even speakeasies all over again.
Not even cocktails are immune to the power of pumpkin spice. As cooler temperatures arrive for much of the U.S., this season’s beverages are transitioning away from bright, summery flavors like mint and citrus. Now bolder, boozier drinks with earthy and woodsy undertones, orange citrus, and baking spice are headlining cocktail bars coast to coast.
At this point, thanks to its 2011 purchase by AB InBev, Goose Island can be found almost anywhere. It’s the default ”craft” beer at many bars, even if most drinkers no longer consider it craft. And that means you’ve probably consumed a Goose Island beer at least once in your lifetime. (We’re willing to bet […]