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Delaware Phoenix Distillery

As far as venturing into distilled spirits goes, absinthe is no gateway.  In the evolution of drinking, the green fairy falls somewhere after grappa, before Cognac. But for Cheryl Lins, owner and sole employee of Delaware Phoenix Distillery, it was the first liquor she fell for. “I was pretty much a nondrinker,” admits Lins, who distills New York’s first homegrown absinthe. “All of a sudden, I got hooked on the green fairy.”

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