Katie & Scott on Verjus

We first heard about verjus from a bartender at one of the best bars in San Francisco. “Trust me,” he said. “Verjus is the secret!”

Verjus is shockingly simple and remarkably powerful. Made of just one ingredient—tart, unripe grapes, pressed into a golden liquid—it adds amazing flavor and complexity to any non-alcoholic drink. 

After tasting it for ourselves, we knew our bartender friend was onto something. It’s now the cornerstone ingredient in Kally. Here’s a little more about our relationship with this magic ingredient:


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Then<5 min video of K&S answering the following:

  • What was your first introduction to verjus? When did you first start experimenting with it?
  • What inspired you to create this kit?
  • How did you land on the featured recipes?
  • What do you love most about creating drinks with verjus?
  • What’s your favorite verjus cocktail?
  • What’s your advice for making the perfect verjus drink?
Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to your guide to all things verjus & cocktails - let's do this!

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How to Build a Verjus Drink

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Shhh.. the secret? Think in layers!

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Verjus Amaro Spritz

Verjus Amaro Spritz

This light sipper is a poolside favorite. Think of it as a more complex take on classic bitters & soda.

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Apple Pie à la Kally

Apple Pie à la Kally

Then we tried verjus with a desert tea.. and mmmmm!

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Yuzu Margarita

Yuzu Margarita

A crowd pleaser, this verjus-based take on the marg hits the spot.

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The Nightcap

The Nightcap

Say goodnight with anise and blueberry.

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Down To Earth

Down To Earth

Beets, grapefruit, and tarragon? Not your typical cocktail.

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Cranberry Sour

Cranberry Sour

The dream drink for tart drink lovers.

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Verjus Spritz

Verjus Spritz

A classic pairing of verjus, bubbles, and citrus.

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Sunshine Spritz

Sunshine Spritz

This crowd pleaser is a verjus spritz with a twist.

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Pear & Ginger

Pear & Ginger

One of our favorites from award-winning chef Maggie Bear

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Chamomile

Chamomile

Not a surprise, Eleven Madison Park makes a great verjus cocktail.

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Molly Pitcher Sour

Molly Pitcher Sour

Our favorite from Derek Brown's Mindful MIxology

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Katie & Scott on Verjus

Katie & Scott on Verjus

Playing with verjus changed everything.

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Q&A: Julia Bainbridge

Verjus musings from the author of Good Drinks and a fellow verjus lover. 

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Our Home Bar Essentials

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Meet some of our favorite essentials for hosting and toasting. 

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