These days, decanters have been relegated to dusty antique store shelves. The idea of moving spirits from one bottle to another may seem redundant, but decanters serve a variety of functional purposes in the modern home bar.
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An easy way to add versatility to your home bar is to switch out sweeteners. Cocktails operate on a straightforward ratio of ingredients. Just as base spirits can be changed, so too can sweetening agents.
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Rum, citrus, bitters, crushed ice. Throw it all in a glass, use a twig to froth it up. What sounds like an exercise in cocktail improvisation is the cornerstone of an overlooked category of drink – the swizzle.
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