Cocktail Trends 2017 require a new level of focus
Let’s discuss cocktail trends 2017. We’re raising the bar (no pun intended) on cocktail ingredients and even bar snacks. This revered recipe from restauranteur Danny Meyer’s Union Square Cafe will level up your cocktail hour.
While bar nuts have been around since the era of cocktail shakers there are some interesting ingredients making it into glasses these days:
- Coffee and Tea extracts-like a Matcha Sour using powdered green tea or an Espresso Martini
- Plant Waters like Prickly Pear with Mezcal in a Prickly Lady
- Birch Sap in a Bourbon and Birch
- Perfect for New Year’s an activated charcoal cocktail Black Tie & White Noise
Some of these ingredients take a bit of tracking down. Many but have additional uses and health benefits. Read more about birch water and activated charcoal for everything from aiding digestion to whitening teeth! For the moment- consider upping your bar-game. Watch as teas, coffees, plant waters and tree sap make their way to the top shelf in 2017.