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How creative should bars be with serves?

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“Rum is gathering momentum and we are seeing an increase in interest and sales.
“Consumers are now more experimental in how they drink it.
“While a rum and Coke is still popular, people are now willing to try a variety of serves and mixes – rum and ginger beer, rum and apple juice, or more elaborate cocktails using a variety of ingredients (including bitters which is now a popular mixer).”

– Patrick McAleenan
Marblehead

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“Rum is responsible for 21% of the spirits category value growth and the category is worth £845 million.
“Cocktails are all about the experience and new cocktails and flavours are always being created – that’s what is exciting about cocktails.
“Different textures can be created, like using bubbles to change the flavour profile of a cocktail, or egg white to change the density of a cocktail.”

– Ashley Moore
Diageo

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