What has caused the recent cocktail boom with André Darlington

The recent cocktail boom has marked a significant shift in the beer, wine, and spirits industry. Focused on complex flavor profiles and international-inspired ingredients, this recent resurgence has been a long time in the making. This week on Beyond the Shelf, we spoke with author, journalist, and cocktail connoisseur, André Darlington. His latest book, Booze Cruise: A Tour of the World’s Essential Mixed Drinks, chronicles his travels across the globe to the world’s top cocktail destinations. In our interview, we discussed what he learned along his travels as well as how the world of cocktails and mixology has changed in the past 20 years. We also talked about what has caused the recent cocktail boom, and what he really thinks about celebrity-backed spirits.

You can order André’s latest book Booze Cruise: A Tour of the World’s Essential Mixed Drinks on Amazon.

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