Held annually in New Orleans each summer, Tales of the Cocktail is the biggest liquor industry event of the year. It’s a five-day blur of tastings, parties, classes and more, all of which focus on new spirits, trends and education. The number of spirits and cocktails to try is seriously overwhelming, but while I was there, a few trends, including coffee cocktails, emerged from all the chaos. From tropical flavors to yes, even non-alcoholic drinks, here’s what you’ll be drinking at cocktail bars around the country soon.
Worldwide Cocktail trends you’ll be drinking this year