Ferran Adrià’s Beer Costs $25 a Bottle; High-Proof Spirits Pack a Flavor Punch


An ode to the michelada, “that drink that neatly bridges two unsung categories of drinks”: savory cocktails and beer cocktails.
[NY Times]

Daniel Boulud’s Bar Pleiades was listed among Bon Appetit‘s top 10 new cocktail lounges in the country.
[Bon Appetit]

Ferran Adrià’s new beer, Inedit, might cost £16 ($25) a bottle, but the Belgian wheat beer with notes of orange peel and coriander may well be worth it.

A roundup of summer brews includes Pennsylvania’s Victory Prima Pils, New York’s Brooklyn Summer Ale, and Vermont’s Harpoon Summer Beer.
[NY Post]

A new study reveals that some people have a gene variant that makes them want to drink more when in the company of heavy-boozing peers.

Apparently, alcohol — like fat — delivers flavor, which may be why more bartenders are experimenting with high-proof spirits.
[Washington Post]