As wonderful as it is to have a profound selection of drinking waters, it just isn’t as fun to drink water with dinner as it is to drink wine or beer.
With water, there is almost zero chance of a miracle interaction, like where your wine pairing brings your food up to a new level.
And, well, every other damn soft drink on the planet is aimed at children, or at least those with the palates of children, pumped to the gills with sugar and cartoon level flavors.
Grapier than grapes. Applier than apples.
I don’t always feel like Coffee or Tea, though I do almost always feel like Cold Brewed Tea. If only it were easier to find decent, well made, unsweetened Iced Tea in the real world.
It seems like there is a whole category of non-alcoholic adult beverages missing from the market in the US.