Celery Soda, an Old-School Drink, Gets a Modern Update

Liz Grossman

Celery soda may be the ingredient du jour on the craft cocktail scene, but celery tonics have been sipped since the late 1800s. Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray is the most well-known (it’s been available since the 1900s). The kosher drink was popular at Jewish soda shops and delis and is still sold in select grocery stores today. But some nostalgic chefs and bartenders are figuring out ways to create their own versions of the...