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A guide to local beverages for chefs & restaurant owners in New York
Producer Guide Mar 09, 2020 Giovanni Giorgi

Thirsty for some special drinks to include in your next menu at your restaurant? We're here to offer you a selection of beverages that are available in New York, including both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.

The Product Guide is here to help you find new products to include in your next restaurant menu and bring local producers and food communities together. Through our selection of local producers in New York, you will find all kinds of drinks including wine, beer, tea, coffee, or kombucha. Here is a selection of options you shouldn't be missing out on.

2020 Dagger Botanical Cheery Mead

Enlightenent wines

Photo via Enlightment Wines

Black tart cherry botanical mead with yarrow, chamomile, and locally-foraged foraged hemlock and fir is fermented and aged in barrel for over one year, resulting in a unique aromatic herbal character and structure. Unfiltered and unfined, this honey-based wine works wonderfully as a fragrant cocktail base, as well as a deep sipper. Enlightenment Wines meadery is a natural meadery sourcing or foraging local ingredients within New York State. Enlightenment Wines crafting style is an ancestral method embracing wild spontaneous fermentation of natural fruits and honey, and avoiding the use of sulfites, additives, or filtration.

2017 Wild Boar Doe

Wild boar doe

Photo via Shinn Estate Vineyards

Shinn Estate Vineyards' playful, Bordeaux blend harmonizes the best attributes of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot & Malbec into "Wild Boar Doe". 2017 Wild Boar Doe is Sinn Estate's most full-bodied red. It has a well balanced and dry taste with notes of black cherry and strawberry.

2015 Old Roots Merlot


Photo via 2015 Old Roots Merlot

Palmer Vineyards' best red is made from some of the oldest vines in the region. According to the winemakers, merlot is the definition of luxury. 2015 Old Roots Merlot is a limited production wine offering an alluring aroma of cherry, raspberry, plum, and exotic Asian spices in conjunction with flavors that are delicate, smooth, and rich.

Kim Hibiscus Sour Lager


Photo via Singlecut

Refreshingly tart and infused with hibiscus for a pleasing round herbal flavor and gorgeous pink hue, prepared with blackcurrants to give a distinctive and complementary deep fruit aroma, Singlecut's Kim Hibiscus Sour Lager finds itself amongst their line of year-round and originally-crafted beers. The use of malt provides the sweet and dry template, finally fermented using their house lager yeast for an exceptionally clean and dry finish.

Kafe Miel organic Haitian coffee

Haitian coffee

Photo via Cantave de Saint Marc

Naturally sweet, low-acid Haitian coffee is rare in the market today, but Cantave de Saint Marc is excited to bring single-origin Haitian coffees back to the specialty customer. Their single-origin Arabic Typica coffee is produced at 3400 feet high in Haiti's southeast region and it's "honey processed", meaning that coffee beans are dried with their sticky mucilage layer on, which allows extracting more flavor by using less water when serving it. Cantave de Saint Marc coffee is roasted in Brooklyn: their Kafe Miel organic Haitian coffee presents notes of caramel and chocolate, with a rich syrupy body.

Turmeric ginger tea

Bushwick tea

Photo via Bushwick Tea

Bushwick Tea's bestseller turmeric ginger tea is an explosion of flavors healing goodness. Made with ginger, turmeric, lemongrass, orange peel, lemon peel, and licorice for natural sweetness, this organic, caffeine-free, botanical tea is great for the immune system, digestion, recovering from colds and detoxing.

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