Spirited pursuits

Young, discerning drinkers are likely to soak up everything they can about their favourite tipple, from wines to beers to whiskys

Gone are the days when young people smash back drinks, or drink just to get drunk.

The discerning millennial drinker is one who takes his alcohol seriously. Armed with more knowledge than ever on wines, whiskys, beers and cocktails - and a healthy dose of disposable income - these millennials are taking it up a notch when it comes to alcohol appreciation.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 14, 2019, with the headline 'Spirited pursuits '. Print Edition | Subscribe