The made-for-you craft cocktail is the face of modern mixology. But there seems to be a growing role for libations that promise a more communal experience. Batch-mixed cocktails served in pitchers are a hospitable way to encourage the sharing of sips while streamlining service and enhancing consistency.
Take the Pub Mixers line of Asian-inspired cocktails at Tokio Pub in Schaumburg, Ill. Offered by the drink or by the pitcher, they are partially pre-batched prior to service, making the