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Kevin Liu
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new, on serious eats!
Are ice balls better in cocktails than standard kitchen cubes? Does clear ice melt slower than cloudy ice? In order test out the fancy new Wintersmiths iceballer, I looked further into all of these questions.
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Great article! I've been told (and I've confirmed in uncontrolled preliminary tests) that large ice spheres melt much more gracefully and may last longer when added to the drink vs. Adding the drink to the ice sphere. Have you heard this before? Do you have a scientific explanation for why this may be the case?
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The mobile version of Serious Eats: Drinks. Serious Drinks is a blog all about beer, wine, cocktails, spirits, coffee, tea, soda, and everything else you can sip, brought to you by the Serious Eats team. Learn how to brew your own beer, how to mix delicious cocktails, and where you can find the best drinks in your town.
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My newest on +Serious Eats Why Does Absinthe Get Cloudy?
Add a little water to absinthe or pastis and the spirit suddenly goes milky. Why? We dig into the mystery and science.
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Should you put your vermouth in the fridge? Should you try using a wine-saver system or rebottling into smaller bottles? I put a few vermouth-storage methods to the test to figure out the best way to make that bottle last.
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The Bloody Mary isn't much like most classic cocktails. Today, we delve into this classic brunch drink's history and figure out whether you should really use it as a vehicle for cheap vodka. Got a hangover to cure? Read on...
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Mm, seasonal drinks for the best season.
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Marine
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writing, blogging, and Marine-stuff
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  • U.S. Marine Corps
    Marine, 2008 - 2014
    Travel around the world promoting U.S. Foreign Policy.
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Kevin Kaitian Liu
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studies cocktails and drinks science. wait, that's backward.
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Marines, MIT, tech, booze, writing
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I can run barefoot, eat paleo, and do an Asian-squat.
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Richmond, VA
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Washington, DC - Rockville, MD
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