A New Cocktail Book Takes a Sophisticated Look at Non-Alc Drinks

Kara Newman

Although it seems like non-alcoholic drinks are everywhere now, just five years ago that wasn’t the case. 

“Maybe there was a shrub here, or a kombucha there,” recalls Julia Bainbridge, the Brooklyn-based podcaster and author of Good Drinks: Alcohol-Free Recipes for When You’re Not Drinking for Whatever Reason (Ten Speed Press, 2020). Yet, she sensed that a movement was afoot.

Then, a moment sparked. A specific drink served...