LOCAL Houston | The City Guide May 2016 - Page 27

FOOD | ARTS | COMMUNITY | STYLE+LEISURE Rock ‘n‘ Roll SpiRitS By Carla Valencia de Martinéz Crystal Head Vodka created by Dan Aykroyd – although not new, it’s the quintessential rock star vodka in a crystal head bottle LIFE IS A LESSON IN BALANCE AND MODERATION. ROCK ‘N’ ROLL AND BOOZE HAVE GONE HAND IN HAND FOR YEARS. FROM RAPPERS NAME DROPPING BRANDS LIKE PATRON AND PUSHING THEM INTO THE MAINSTREAM TO LIQUOR BRANDS RELEASING LIMITED EDITIONS IN HOMAGE TO LEGENDARY BANDS AND MUSICIANS THEMSELVES CREATING THEIR OWN OR ENDORSING EXISTING ONES – THE BACK AND FORTH IS A CONSTANT. HERE ARE A FEW OPTIONS CURRENTLY ROCKIN’ IT. The Dreaming Tree Wines, a collection of eco-friendly wines from Dave Matthews and award-winning winemaker Sean McKenzie may 16 | L O C A L 27