Celebrating the “Spirit” of True India

  • By Madhulika Dash

    Seven bars that are celebrating the uniqueness of our “drink tradition,” in style!

    August the fifteen. Yes, we know it is a dry day. It has been – for at least seven decades now. But that hasn’t stopped India’s finest bartenders to discover, revive and even modernise some of the brilliant beverages that once set the tone of life in ancient India. Be it mahua, feni, toddy, apong or even muleti.

    After all, we were once the proud owners of some of the oldest cocktail recipes, oldest distilleries and a highly skilled community called Sunheri to help us stay happy. Bawarchi rounds up its favourite seven that are worth exploring for a hint of tradition – and totally Indian drink.