Seven drinks trends to watch in 2018

Hybrid drinksĀ 

From combining lager and ale yeast strains to radical barrel ageing amalgamations and from cascade hops in gin to fusion whiskeys incorporating Indian , Scotch and International blends, innovation will mirror the promiscuous nature of that all elusive yet core millennial demographic.

Both cross-category and intra-category hybrids will gain further traction providing a halo effect and maintaining consumer engagement. Some of the most intoxicating opportunities may well lie in between categories instead of inside them.

3 Responses to “Seven drinks trends to watch in 2018”

  1. Dennis says:

    Spiros Malandrakis – wow…quite the read. As a F&B Manager for quite sometime now I really had a hard time understanding your thoughts in this article. Unfamiliar words and analogies coupled with paragraphs that made no sense. The message is lost in your translation of facts and foresight.

  2. Mark Dunn says:

    Well none of this happened. It reads as complicated as a scientific white paper on Quantum mechanics. Maybe the author should actually go out for a drink and meet real people in a bar. More actual insight in to the industry is required.

  3. Natalia says:

    I thought it was only me, not being English native speaker. I was very interested in the subject, I have no idea what the author wrote!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

We encourage debate in the comments section and always welcome feedback, but if you spot something you don't think is right, we ask that you leave an accurate email address so we can get back to you if we need to.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Global Riesling Masters 2018

View Results

Global Chardonnay Masters 2018

View Results

Click to view more