On the surface 2012 was a good year for the beverage industry. Although excitement over cocktail culture seemed to fade a bit, there remained plenty of interest in mixology, which translated to near-boom times for many premium spirits. Despite worries over market saturation, craft beer continued to perform extremely well, while light beer held firm, and a handful of new releases from the major global breweries made headlines. And the wine market within the U.S. remains vibrant and strong, ...

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