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A spirited craft

The quest for the artisanal has spread from food to craft beers, and now, craft spirits too. Debbie Yong looks at what exactly makes a spirit 'craft' and why everyone is looking for a drink with a difference

IN a Chinatown bar on a Tuesday afternoon, Richard Ames and his wife Simin retrieve a short, round bottle from their bag and tip out a shot of a Sichuan pepper-spiced gin. We are getting an exclusive preview of their new Singapore-based premium craft spirit brand, and bartenders and waitstaff...

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