Eight trends from 2017 Tales of the Cocktail

The annual convocation that draws the world’s biggest names in the hooch business is, for the most part, a serious affair with 300 events aimed at boosting knowledge and appreciation not just for the finished product (cocktails) but for the science, history, flavors and ingredients in liquors and liqueurs, vermouth, sherry, cordials, aperitifs, bitters and even the cherries that bob in a good Old Fashioned. National Daiquiri Day fell during the festival, perfect timing for the rum-based drink that for many people falls into two camps: classic (think Cuba) and crazy (the frozen concoctions synonymous with partying, especially on Bourbon Street)…

Source: Eight trends from 2017 Tales of the Cocktail – Houston Chronicle