A Mid-May Snow Shower Cocktail

With snow falling like the dead of winter again, when a woman asked me to make her a mocktail (I think she was pregnant, but it’s rude to assume that, right?) I wanted something that felt like a snow-covered coniferous forest. Or more like THE snow-covered coniferous forest I was now living in. Damnit.

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Local* Favorite: 8 Feathers’ Vanilla Bean Whiskey

It smells like vanilla extract, and more importantly tastes like what you think vanilla extract should actually taste like (c’mon, I know we’ve all been there). It’s an extremely smooth, vanillin-free whiskey made of local grains that are ground in-facility, and the byproduct of fermentation is given to local farmers to feed their animal habitants. Moreover, 8 Feathers recycles the water it uses, saving a hell of a lot of the resource in production. Some really good stuff here.

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