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Baijiu Takes Manhattan: World Baijiu Day at Lumos

The stars aligned last month, placing me in New York City on August 8 or, as it’s more commonly known, World Baijiu Day. One doesn’t get to celebrate the first World Baijiu Day often, so I wanted to start this … Continue reading

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Cocktail: Baijiu Sour

As we ease into the holiday season, I wanted to share a cocktail recipe from the good people at Beijing’s Capital Spirits. This recipe is credited to owner Bill Isler and inspired by Fubar and 300 Shots friend Jim Boyce. It is … Continue reading

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Baijiu in the Bayou

Baijiu requires an open mind and patience to develop an appreciation for its more unique flavors. For those of us not raised in China, it is usually an acquired taste. Whether it takes three shots or three hundred, I cannot … Continue reading

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Cocktail: Dark and Smoggy

I have devoted a number of posts to baijiu cocktails and the inherent challenges involved therein. Thus far all of my recipes have employed light-aroma baijiu as their bases for a straightforward reason: Light aroma is relatively mild and blends … Continue reading

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Cocktail: No Regrets

Whenever I talk about baijiu, people always want to know what it’s going to take for baijiu to cross over into foreign markets. The answer is far from certain, but a lot of people, myself included, think that baijiu’s future … Continue reading

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