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The Doctor, a daiquiri-ish drink with Swedish Punsch

The Doctor is an old cocktail that’s taken many forms, but at its core, the drink is a celebration of Swedish punsch and some kind of citrus. Usually these days there’s a bit of rum in it as well, making it much like the modern daiquiri. Only it’s spicier and brawnier and infinitely more complex, …

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Clarified English Milk Punch, clear and cold

The words “milk punch” might be deceiving here. This isn’t a rich, creamy heavy drink like eggnog. Rather it’s a clarified milk punch, an English style of milk punch that David Wondrich, in his excellent book Punch, tells us dates back to 1711, in which you intentionally curdle the milk with citrus and through the strange …

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Spanish Coffee, a cold weather cocktail

Here. Have a Spanish coffee. It’s a warm, bittersweet coffee cocktail, perfect as a dessert drink when you’re staying up late on a cold night. I don’t do dessert drinks very often. I’m more of a spirit-forward cocktail kind of girl. (I tend to go for Brooklyns, and Sazeracs, and Torontos, and sometimes Walnut Old …

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