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The Pegu Club Cocktail

Pegu is the name of a river in Burma. When Burma was Burma, not Myanmar, and the British reigned as dominant colonists, they drank what else? Gin. They had a gentlemen’s club, the Pegu Club, just outside Rangoon with a lively, creative bar. You can imagine it: men in white suits, somehow not sweating, under…

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Cookbook Review: Bitters: A Sweet Book for Cocktail Enthusiasts

Bitters, by Brad Thomas Parsons, is a gem of a book, a heavyweight gem. You know bitters: that little bottle of something that sometimes get dashed into your beverage? Oh, yes, a dash is much more than a drop, by the way. Three, four, even five drops. But what are they and why do they…

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