The 10 Best Things I Drank in Austin in 2023

Cheers to staying thirsty

The cereal milk cold brew at Merit Coffee (photo by Melanie Haupt)

My daily beverage rotation involves copious amounts of coffee and water, with judicious portions of Dr Pepper Zero. But when I'm out and about, I like to indulge my curiosity with a tasty tipple from all corners of a drink menu. Here are my favorite drinks from 2023, in no particular order.

1) Cereal milk cold brew, Merit Coffee

2) Fruity Pebble clarified punch, Elementary (brunch only)

3) House margarita, no salt, at Eldorado Cafe

4) Frozen bourbon and Coke, Still Austin tasting room

5) Frozen Pimm's cup, épicerie

6) Espresso tonic, the Violet Crown

7) Oliver Twist mocha, Bennu Coffee

8) Bubbs pineapple ginger seltzer, Barrett's Coffee

9) Strawberry agua fresca, Veracruz Fonda

10) Hye Stylin' cyser, Hye Cider Co.

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