22 February 2017
by: Christine Sismondo
Last month, while most people were taking a breather from booze for a much-needed post-holiday cleanse, hundreds of bartenders broke fast, trekking off to south Texas to delve into the future of cocktails and taste hundreds of spirits.
And judging by what got people most excited at the 2017 San Antonio Cocktail Conference, drinks are about to get pretty funky. Liqueurs made with walnuts, rhubarb and pine were a hit, rivalling only caraway, juniper and dill-flavoured aquavit. European and Latin American spirits are expected to have a bright future and, for those who can afford it, independents will be all the rage.
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