Pisco is never going to happen. At least according to the bartenders I polled about the South American spirit that's been hailed as the next big thing for the past few years. Right now in the S.F. cocktail world, sherry and Scotch are having their moment, mezcal's getting a little overplayed, and rye and absinthe seem so five years ago. Up-and-comers include artisanal cordials like crème de menthe and crème de cacao, fortified wines like port and vermouth, and possibly aquavit — though some think it too could go the way of pisco (always the bridesmaid,... More >>>