We'll Drink to That: Medicinal Cocktails

By Donna Garlough | Boston Magazine |

They’re no Theraflu, but some quaffs popping up at area bars can make you think you’ve beaten that bug. Craigie on Main’s Tavern Sparkler (a "medicinal spiced elixir") mixes the herbal liquor Becherovka with cider and champagne. The honey in Coda’s Penicillin—which also has scotch and ginger beer—should aid sore throats, while Coppa’s minty Farmacia uses the Italian digestif Fernet-Branca.

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