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Baldwin & Sons Trading Co., Vol. 2 By now we’ve probably made our admiration of Baldwin & Sons Trading Company pretty clear (here, here, here, and here). While it certainly has competition (Drink and Waypoint, for instance), we think that this quirky Chinese restaurant in the unassuming Boston suburb of Woburn creates the best cocktail experience within 20 miles of Fenway Park. Our only complaint is that we’d run...

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Hemingway Drinks: Harry’s Jack Rose Cocktail Recipe While we were doing our research for Daiquiri Week, Ernest Hemingway really caught our attention. How could he not? Legend has it that he once consumed 17 of them in a single sitting at the Floridita bar. In honor of the feat, the Floridita named one of their Daiquiri recipes–though not the one he was drinking–after him. That story is just one of many that make...

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Wigle’s Pressed Pommeau At their latest seasonal release, Wigle Whiskey sent us Pressed, their version of a pommeau. A pommeau is a traditional liqueur in Brittany and Normandy, made by combining apple brandy with raw apple cider, and then allowing it to age for a while (in Wigle’s case 2 months). We’ve never tasted a genuine Norman pommeau, but Wigle’s is crisp, sweet without being cloying, and fresh, with a...

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12 Days of Christmas 2016: Witches’ Brew Sangria Cocktail Recipe Happy holidays! It’s the time of the year for holiday decorations, twinkling lights, warm spices, and a rolling series of parties, gatherings, and celebrations. For the second year in a row, we’ll be adding to the festivities with twelve drinks to make all of those parties just a little merrier and brighter. If you were with us for last year’s 12...

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Drink in Boston’s Fort Port We’ve been raving recently about Baldwin & Sons Trading Company, the suburban, Chinese restaurant that is improbably making some of the best cocktails in the Boston area. And we’ll say it again: if you live in Boston, it’s well worth the trip out to Woburn to taste what Baldwin & Sons is mixing; we’d even go so far as to say that if you’re visiting town,...

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