Will You Partake in These 5 Beverage Trends?
Updated July 9, 2017
Five beverage trends on our radar...
Hopwater is a nonalcoholic, caffeine-free beverage made from hops. It can be enjoyed on its own or as part of a unique mixed beverage.
Hop Soda is made with Cascade hops and has a light, citrus taste with floral notes but without bitterness. Proper soda also makes hibiscus and coffee flavored sodas.
Golda Kombucha recently collaborated with Banjo Cold Brew to create a kombucha made with cold brew coffee instead of tea - meet Koffucha. This fall, Clearly Kombucha released the first fermented pumpkin spice concoction. While the Golda Koffucha is only available in Georgia, expect to see more coffee inspired kombucha experiments pop up near you.
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Biodynamic farming is part of the organic agriculture movement and is similar to certified organic farming. The Demeter Association grants certification in the US to those using production and processing standards such as avoiding synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. Biodynamic farming has an astrological side to it. Crops are planted and harvested according to a calendar specifying root days, flower days, leaf days, and fruit days.2011 Chateau La Tour de L'Eveque "Blanc de Blancs: Cotes de Provence White 750ml, a BIO wine
Drinking Vinegars & Shrubs
Chef Andy Ricker’s line of drinking vinegars, Pok Pok Som, come in a variety of flavors including Ginger, Tamarind and Pomegranate.Pok Pok Som Drinking Vinegar Variety Gift Pack (Ginger, Pomegrante, Thai Basil) on Amazon
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Shrub & Co uses organic fruits to create these sweet but tangy treats.Shrub & Co. Spicy Ginger Cocktail Shrub Syrup - 16 oz on Amazon
Tea for Kids
Little Me Tea Berry Tea on Amazon
Drazil Tea is also a juice and tea blend for kids with no added sugar.Drazil Kids Tea Variety Pack on Amazon