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Get to know: Absinthe Classics

Few spirits can claim as chequered a history as absinthe. Escaping persecution in Europe, discover how the green fairy found a spiritual home in New Orleans.
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5 ways to use honey in your cocktails

Bees produce a veritable larder of ingredients for the cocktail bartender. Paul Mathew looks at how these can be drawn upon to add aroma, flavour and texture to make your creations buzz.
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11 tips for better drinks

We asked bartenders around the world their go-to tips for making drinks taste better. Here’s what they had to say.
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