In the early 1900s, apothecaries were as common as Walgreens are today. Each establishment had tonics for everything—your skin, your hair, your drink—all to revitalize, cure or relax your body. Today, most of what we consume are derivations of those age-old creations, passed down from generation to generation.

Though many of the things we enjoy today are soulless products of marketing and lab experiments, there is a small resurgence of craftsmanship spawning, inspired by our rich cultural history.

Taylor Peck of Taylor’s Tonics wishes to bring back that wonderful old feeling in the beverage industry through rich recipes craft-brewed by traditional methods. “So much of

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