7 Cocktail Trends We'll Be Happy to See Go in 2017

Smoking Cocktails
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Smoking Cocktails

“One trend that I would be happy to see go is the smoking of glassware,” says Head Bartender Rob Ficks at Craigie On Main in Cambridge, Massachusetts. “The smoke doesn't stay in the glass.” Bartenders need to stop fooling guests into believing that trapping smoke inside the glass and then pouring a drink into it is actually going to make the drink smell like smoke. “Showmanship for the sake of showmanship just makes you a hot dog, like the guy who never passes the puck in youth hockey.”