On the surface 2012 was a good year for the beverage industry. Although excitement over cocktail culture seemed to fade a bit, there remained plenty of interest in mixology, which translated to near-boom times for many premium spirits. Despite worries over market saturation, craft beer continued to perform extremely well, while light beer held firm, and a handful of new releases from the major global breweries made headlines. And the wine market within the U.S. remains vibrant and strong,
A look at libations in 2013
Stephen Beaumont talks to experts about trends in alcoholic beverages for 2013. This article ran in the Dec. 17, 2012, issue of NRN. Subscribe today.