The cocktail and spirits world is not immune to trends, and every year, new ingredients, techniques, products and cultural fads pop up and gain so much popularity that by the time a new year is ready to begin, the public's interest in some of those trends has all but petered out. And that got us thinking about some of the trends we've watched lately—like bacon finding it's way into just about every spirit behind the bar or bars with no signs on their doors or those pesky control states; yeah, we know control states aren't a new trend, but we think they still deserve to be on the list. So head to our website to cast your vote for your top pick. And we know there are probably many more possibilities, so head to our Facebook page to chime in there as well.
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