Bottled Cocktails Surge

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More and more, drinkers are accepting that if they’re made well, pre-bottled cocktails can actually taste good. But this isn’t a new idea; it’s actually a historic concept that died out during Prohibition. Craft brands are ushering in the return; recognizing that you can age a mixed cocktail like any other spirit, and bartenders will still have control with the final flourishes. Now even bartenders are embracing the notion, both as a valuable time-saver at a crowded watering hole and as an opportunity for greater alcohol explorations.