Since 2020 threw us all for a loop, it’s arguably never been harder to predict what’s to come. Still, we asked some forward-thinking experts to surmise what might be ahead for the spirits, cocktail and bar industries. Here are 10 trends to keep an eye on in 2021.
More low- and no-alcohol offerings
Cocktails-to-go are here-to-stay
Brands like Ten to One are “recruiting a new generation of rum drinkers,” says Amanda Victoria, partner/director of judging for the LA Spirits Awards / Photo courtesy Ten to One
Spirits to watch: Tequila, Cognac and whiskey, particularly Irish
Will this finally be rum’s year?
The popularity of canned cocktails is expected to continue to grow. / Getty