Articles Tagged: trends

Seven Booze Trends for 2013

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2013 is almost upon us!  Seriously, what happened to 2012.  It seems like it was here and gone in a blink of an eye.  As the new year approaches, I get out my crystal ball and peer into 2013 to see what the top trends in drink will be in 2013.  Here are my predictions.  And, if I am wrong, I blame it on my crystal ball.

Top Booze Trends for 2013

    Cider – the

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Five Trends That Need a Eulogy

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In the spirit of Dia de los Muertos, the folks at Espolón Tequila thought it would be fitting to put to rest a few tired trends. We agree! We took Espolon’s idea and came up with our own list of drink trends that we would like to be to rest. Here are our top five drink trends we would like to bury in 2011:

    White Whiskey –– we have been flummoxed by the White

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Taking a Flavor Trip at Tales of the Cocktail

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Today is the the last day of Tales of the Cocktail 2010. Soon we’ll post the official Drink of the Week wrap-up on all the seminars, parties, tastes and general NOLA madness! But first I wanted to spotlight my favorite seminar of the event. Hendrick’s Gin wrangled up some fresh exotic fruit from around the world — ingredients you may find in your cocktails over the next few years. Some were pleasantly sweet, others messed … Read more

2009 Big Trends in Cocktail Service

The first session I attended during last week’s Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans was a panel titled “2009 Big Trends in Cocktail & Spirit Service.”

The panel consisted of Jim Meehan, Michael Waterhouse, Devlin Tavern, and Simon Difford (Source Guide) and was moderated by Ryan Magarian (Aviation Gin).

The program covered the 4 Ps of Cocktail Service Success, not unlike the 4 Ps of marketing: product, precise execution, promotion, passion.

It was here … Read more