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Spring Fling

When the days get longer than the nights, it's time to put some pop into your drinking
| By Jack Bettridge | From The Godfather, March/April 2022
Spring Fling
It’s easy to hunker down in the cold and snow of winter by pouring drinks that are better designed to stave off the weather than to perk up your palate. But now that spring has sprung, it’s time to range out from those nogs and straight pours that got you through. Put some fruit and soda in your drink and you’ll welcome those extra hours of sunlight. Moscow Mule Every cocktail has an origin story, some quite reasonable, others far-fetched. In the case of the Moscow Mule, it is that John Martin, the president of the spirits importer Heublein, was commiserating with Jack Morgan, the owner of the Cock’n Bull Bar, on L.A.’s Sunset Strip. The former had a shipment …
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