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Liquor 101: Aquavit Given how much time we spend drinking, making, and writing about cocktails, it always surprises us and mostly delights us when we discover a new spirit. Aquavit has definitely been one of the most pleasant of those discoveries. Aquavit is the traditional spirit in the Scandinavian countries. We’ve known of aquavit’s existence, but it flew below the radar until we noticed that barmini devotes an entire...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: Chicago’s Monteverde While we enjoyed our investigation of suburban cocktails over the holiday week, we couldn’t bear being so close to such a great city as Chicago without at least checking in. So, we took a brief side trip to get a little taste of the city as well. While we find downtown Chicago particularly delightful in the summer, it’s still pretty great in the winter; and that...

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