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Carrie Allan is a writer and editor who lives in Hyattsville, Md. Her Spirits column appears regularly.
Adding ingredients to your cubes means your drink will evolve as they melt.
SPIRITS | Unlike a Pink Squirrel, these cocktails aren’t tooth-achingly sweet.
SPIRITS | When made in a way that respects its Cuban ancestor, the drink is a thing of beauty.
The bottles, tools and other ingredients to help you sip and explore.
SPIRITS | Hint: It doesn’t involve slamming shots.
SPIRITS | By its very nature, the culture is a pastiche of tropicality — and a laid-back ethos.
SPIRITS | Spike it, responsibly.
They’re lower-alcohol, bright and refreshing. And you can drink them any time of day you want.
SPIRITS | First, don’t blame gin, mezcal or Jack Daniel’s for the fact that you drank way too much of it.