Like craft beer, craft spirits are better, more exciting, and more important than ever before. American cocktail culture has conquered the world, and patrons are increasingly informed, sophisticated and passionate, demanding better selection, better service, and creative and well-made drinks.
Unfortunately, most bars and restaurants in Germany stock the same liquors, liqueurs, vermouths, and amari. Cocktails, if they exist, are often simple, mediocre, and forgettable. The drinking experience is hardly ever elevated, but it doesn’t have to be this way.