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From the 1800s in the plantations of North Virginia to the supper clubs of San Francisco in the 1980s, tapsters across the globe have been busy crafting our favourite cocktails over the last 100 years.


The Year Britain Bought Up All The Tea In The World

Was tea Britain's secret weapon in World War 2? Why did they buy all the tea in the world in 1942? A fascinating story of tea and war.


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The Biltong Dry Cocktail. The reboot of a South African classic.

The Biltong Dry Cocktail was set to become a South African classic when it first appeared in the Savoy Cocktail Book of 1930.


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