Spirits

News and views on the world of booze.

How "The Rum Tasting of the Century" and a 200-year-old rum led me to question the spirit's problematic legacy.
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Don’t like vanilla, caramel, and oak flavors in your Cabernet, Calvados, or Cognac? Too bad, says whiskey expert Susannah Skiver Barton.
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Pastis and tapenade are a perfect pairing. We will not be taking any questions at this time.
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We've asked a lot of questions of rum this week. Here are some recommendations and recipes.
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Our man in Madrid reports that Spanish vermouth is so good, you'll want to drink it on its own.
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Eau de vie means "water of life," but will it ever take off in this lifetime? A look at fruit brandy, along with how to use it in cocktails.
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