The cocktail culture is ever changing with innovations every year. Mixing of different drinks creates new trends of cocktails. Brands and spirits offer exciting trends in drinking industry. Fresh flavours will emerge in 2018 to satisfy customer’s tastes and quench their thirst. Some of the past trends will continue to impress. In case you favour making your cocktail, it is crucial to plan for cocktail ingredients in advance. Also, prepare the juices and lay the glasses to fasten mixing of the contents. Prepare lots of ice and fill up glasses starting with ice and spirit before other substances.
Here are some of the cocktail trends and ideas to look forward to in 2018.
The addition of vegetable drinks has been on the rise for many bartenders in recent years. Most restaurants now have a cocktail program with fruits, syrups or tonics. The vegetable juices have entered the cocktail scene to add new flavour to the drinks. Beets and carrots add flavours, colouring and sweetness to the bottles. 2018 will witness more cocktails with beet juice and other vegetables. The local herbs and fruits are delicious and refreshing and offer unexpected combination to your drink.
Another trend to observe in the cocktail scene is the emergence of wines. Most dealers have started providing sparkling wine offers which are affordable. Some of the top offers you can enjoy including Italian Prosecco and Asti, Spanish Cava, French Cremant, UK sparkling wines among others. You can mix your wine with hot water, some vodka, and lemon juice to blend delicious drink.
Most bars will strive to produce the best cocktails using high-quality ingredients. In addition to blending the cocktail with quality ingredients, the bartenders will ensure the drinks at the joints are affordable. The bars will use both high-end spirits and premium wines to produce new cocktails for the customers.
In 2018, vermouth cocktail trends will continue. Amaro has inspired bartenders in the last few years, and the growth will continue. The new cocktail culture of low-alcohol liquors will continue in cocktail menus. House-made vermouth is easy to produce and will continue to gain popularity in 2018. You only need to mix cucumbers in a jar with vodka. Cocktail lovers will spice up their wines to produce home-made vermouth. Vermouth is perfect for low drinking parties.
Another cocktail idea in 2018 is the use of smell to add flavour and excitement to the drink. Drinkers can inhale the scent of scotch from a bag which is full of vapour.
Whiskeys such as ryes will continue to grow even in 2018.The cocktail recipes such as rye or Irish will entice the cocktail enthusiasts. You can mix bitters and vermouth with rye whiskey to produce a fantastic cocktail.
Brandy and spirits will make a comeback in 2018.The introduction of quality spirits at affordable prices increases the accessibility to drinkers.
From vegetable cocktails, whiskey, vapour, spirit and brandy cocktails will continue to trend in 2018. Spirits sales are growing at 19% per year hence will drive the drinking sector.