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Baijiu, by jove! Chinese spirit stirs up UK cocktail scene

The most popular spirit in the world is no longer among China’s best-kept secrets. For centuries, baijiu (Chinese for “white alcohol”) was virtually unknown outside the Middle Kingdom – but now it is finally gaining popularity with Western drinkers. Baijiu is a grain-based drink, fermented in large earthen pits, or jars made from clay or […]

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