The canned cocktail craze makes drinking convenient but generally leaves us wishing for fresher flavors without an aluminum aftertaste. Williams Sonoma and Woodford Reserve whisky come to the rescue with a trio of premium bottled cocktail mixers – Old Fashioned, Whiskey Sour, and Mint Julep – especially for brown liquor lovers.
Because mixers make or break any cocktail, Fever-Tree makes a Distillers Cola with lower sugar and higher carbonation to enhance rum and whiskey. A global search for its key ingredients yielded Caribbean kola nuts, Tahiti limes from Mexico, Jamaican pimento berries, Sicilian lemon, and Madagascan vanilla.
Music gear maker Roland’s compact GO:MIXER PRO-X is designed for capturing live performances on smartphones. It’s great for recording bands, multiple instruments, interviews, and more. It has Combo XLR, 1/4″, and 3.5mm inputs, and connects directly to the Lightning or USB-C port on your phone.