And you thought craft cocktails were a passing fad. … Truth be told, you weren’t the only one. But the doubters were wrong…
With their hands-on techniques and more obscure ingredients, they’ve spread from a tiny handful of metro Detroit venues three or four years ago to dozens of places today.
Yet to most people, modern craft cocktails — and many of their vintage-cocktail ancestors — remain an unexplored liquid world, one known for odd names, unpronounceable liquors and, often, higher prices. As a result, they just keep ordering the same Cosmo, Mojito or Sex on the Beach.