Food & Drink

The Staggering, Meteoric Rise of Detroit as America's Next Cocktail Capital

Published On 09/22/2016 Published On 09/22/2016
Detroit Cocktail Capital
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Sugar House Press | Jason Leinart
"99% of people were either really confused or thought I was really, really stupid."
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The national narrative of Detroit shifted to the new "It" city, defining Rust Belt revivalism and "gritty" from-the-ashes rebirth.
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Detroit City Distillery
Detroit wasn't just making killer cocktails; it was doing so with exclusively Detroit-made products.
These days in metro Detroit, you can expect a high-quality cocktail at just about every establishment you should happen to wander into.
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"Detroit’s kind of always been bubbling under the surface, and I kind of like it that way."