Ask a Bartender: Are There Cocktail Trends You Hate?

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Just as with fashion or music, trends come and go in the drinking world. Some, most of us would agree, are for the better—greater attention to cocktail programs at restaurants, an increasing number of small-batch producers—but others, we could do without.

Cocktails on tap, alcoholic foams, beer cocktails, Fernet: just a few of the trends some of our bartenders would do away with. Check out the slideshow to see what fads they wish would just pass already.