This bright new riff on the classic switchel features turmeric, which is a powerful anti-inflammatory and antiviral agent. I love sipping turmeric switchel after a workout, or using it as a cocktail mixer with fresh sugarcane spirits like cachaça and rhum agricole.
Zombie: This tropical drink by legendary Donn Beach of Don the Beachcomber restaurant kicked off the Tiki craze.
Recipe: Caipitetra cocktail
Cachaca cocktail (you can substitute rum)
This cocktail starts off with a healthy dose of Avuá Oak, a barrel-aged cachaça, then builds on the spirit’s rich, vegetal flavor with tart lemon juice, spicy ginger and a beautifully complex honey-turmeric syrup.