We've all seen expensive tonic waters in the grocery store, but are they worth the price? [12-2018 - We just added Portland Syrups "Rose City Tonic Water".] Over the years many people have asked me what are the best tonic waters, and if they are worth the cost. Over the last week, I sat down several times with groups … [Read more...] about Best Tonic Water – Are the Gourmet Brands Worth the Price?
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Every so often we'll review products, be it tonic water, coconut water, condiments, etc.
Best Coconut Waters Updated 9.23.19 - added Maui & Son's. Full change list at bottom. What are the best coconut waters? Judging by the amount of shelf space devoted to them in grocery stores, coconut water is a popular item. Not being a huge fan of the fruit, I had never tried it until it was recommended to me … [Read more...] about What are the Best Coconut Waters – We Rate 33 Brands
This review has been superseded by my tonic water roundup, which you can find here. Continuing my interest in tonic waters, I decided to review another brand which is appearing on store shelves: Fentimans Beverages. You may have seen their other products, such as Curiosity Cola, Shandy, and Victorian … [Read more...] about Review: Fentimans Tonic Water
"Portland is a beverage town," Steve Smith says simply. And his beverage of choice is -- and always has been-- tea. Note: sad to report that Steve Smith died in 2015. However, Steven Smith Teamaker is still in business Back in the early 1970s, Smith started Stash Tea, which sold teas and herbal infusions to … [Read more...] about Interview: Steven Smith Teamaker
NOTE: this review has been replaced with a new, larger roundup, which you can read here. I have already rewritten and updated the recipe for making tonic water from scratch, which you will find here. In January, I reviewed Q Tonic. Now Fever-Tree Tonic, another gourmet version has hit local store shelves. I thought … [Read more...] about Q Tonic vs. Fever-Tree Tonic