Modern Mixology

 - May 12, 2008   Updated: Mar 31 2011
References: trendhunter
High-tech highball, anyone? To thrive in today's wired ways of partying, alcohol-related innovations really need to push the boundaries of traditional mixology. As seen in this super gallery, more tech means more buzz.

This cluster packs in everything from robotic bartenders to touch-screen bars and high-tech lounges.


Implications - The rise of molecular gastronomy and science-inspired cooking techniques in top-notch kitchens all over the world have similarly influenced the alcoholic beverage industry. Bars and night clubs are increasingly adopting tech-savvy features such as digital indoor displays, robot bartenders and molecular mixology to add a new twist on standard cocktails and appeal to a new generation of well-to-do drinkers and partygoers.