Each week, The Daily Meal gives you a round-up of new drinks to hit shelves. What we’re excited to try:
Counter Culture’s New Coffees: The much-loved coffee roaster has new arrivals from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Sumatra available online for purchase. This is one way the roaster is fulfilling its vision to pursue coffee perfection through partnerships dedicated to environmental, social, and fiscal sustainability. The new coffees range in price from $16 to $18 per bag, and new flavors include Kilenso Mokonisa Natural Sundried (Sidama, Ethiopia), Haru (Yiragacheffe, Ethiopia), Karatu Peaberry (Central Province, Kenya), and Atu Lintang (Aceh, Sumatra).
evian’s New Bottle Design: On June 24, evian® Natural Spring Water revealed that the bottle is being redesigned for first time in a decade. The design represents a major breakthrough for the water provider that first defined the U.S.’s premium water segment in the early ‘80’s. The bottle has sleeker lines, a “label-less” look, a simplified logo, and shows the French Alps, the source of the natural spring water. The practically transparent bottle design is available in the 500-milileter size with additional formats debuting within the next year.
Powell & Mahoney, Ltd.’s Blood Orange Mixer: This vintage-inspired company offers up a variety of all-natural original cocktail mixers; these add-ins help you effortlessly craft cocktails like cosmopolitans, mojitos, peach Bellini, or a handful of others. The newest flavor, Blood Orange, is 45 calories of sweet and tart perfection, great for a refreshing gin, vodka, or tequila cocktail. At only $6.99 per bottle, the mixers are inexpensively help you make the best bar in town no more than a few steps away from your backyard.
Beachwood Brewing’s Still Life Smoked Double Stout: Beachwood Brewing, a Long Beach, Calif. based brewery, released Still Life, a Smoked Double Stout this June. At $12 for a 22-ounce bottle, Still Life is brewed with golden naked oats that create a smooth, creamy feel. The stout is made with malt that is smoked in-house, taking some of the wood blend used to smoke Beachwood’s famous barbeque. The label features an original design Tim Shelton, owner of one year-old Still Life Tattoo for which the perfectly bold, silky, complex stout was brewed to celebrate. Still Life will be sold at finer craft beer retailers throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties.