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date: 31 January 2023

The swizzle 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails
Author(s):
David WondrichDavid Wondrich, Noah RothbaumNoah Rothbaum

is a style of drink defined not by its particular ingredients but instead by the technique used to make it, in which the drink’s components are whisked together with crushed ice using a swizzle stick, resulting in a perfectly aerated, chilled, and diluted cocktail. Those components include spirits, of course (rum and gin traditionally being the most common), a sweetener—either sugar syrup or falernum—and bitters, sometimes with the addition of lime juice. See ... ...

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