Trends we spotted this week – week 40


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At Horecatrends we spot a lot of national and international trends on a daily basis. We pick the most interesting ones to write articles about, the smaller trends we use in our column ‘Trends we spotted this week’. This week it’s all about beer, wine and cocktails, and drinking it without a pesky hangover.

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Wall with taps and 40 different beers and wines

Just opened, ’T Taphuys in Tilburg the Netherlands. This new concept has a unique wall containing taps with 40 different kinds of beer and wine. Fill your glasses by using a card, which can be bought at the bar. Put some money on it and start enjoying your evening!

Cocktail – Mexican Bulldog by Popocatepetl Utrecht

It’s not about the cocktail. It’s about the way its presented. The Mexican Bulldog consist out of Corona, tequila, lemon and ice. Popocatepetl Utrecht serves the cocktail in an impressive way, what the magic is? The cocktail keeps filling itself! How? Click the title.

Bar serves mood-enhancing cocktails

Speakeasy bar Barts has created what is believed to be London’s first cocktail menu that uses ingredients “scientifically proven” to boost a drinker’s mood. The new ‘Mood Menu’ features three cocktails that “enhance happiness, facilitate focus and encourage relaxation”.

“Alcosynth” feels like booze, without any pesky hangover

What if you could knock back a few cocktails without any day-after regrets? A new substance that feels just like booze, at least when you’re drinking it, promises to deliver the same fun-filled high as regular alcohol without any pesky hangover ruining your morning, damaging your liver or hurting your productivity. “Alcosynth” is a synthetic alcoholic compound designed by David Nutt, a neuropsychopharmacology professor at Imperial College London, who claims his invention could replace regular alcohol by 2050.

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