Smooth as Suede

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The Thinking Girl's Guide To Drinking: (Cocktails without Regrets)

By Ariane Resnick

Published 2016

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Both the color and vibe of this drink reminds me exactly of a beautiful vintage leather purse. Nutmeg has been used for eons in Chinese and Indian traditional medicines for helping with everything from tooth pain to indigestion. It goes well with both sweet and savory flavors; in the sweet sense, it’s the main flavor of eggnog and on the savory side it’s a common addition to macaroni and cheese. Here, we play up its ability to pair with sweet Benedictine, a scotch-based liqueur made of twen