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stick drink
 n.— «Want to try a stick drink? They can be quite good, you know. The term is, I believe, quite new—though the concept is not—and it’s used to describe drinks in which some of the ingredients are muddled. With a stick. Most people call their sticks “muddlers.” Muddlers can be made of plastic or wood. I prefer the wooden variety, but both types probably do just about the same job. If you ever had a well-made caipirinha—the Brazilian drink made with fresh lime wedges, sugar and cachaca, a Brazilian spirit—then chances are you’ve watched muddling in motion.» —“Cracking the bar code” by Gary Regan San Francisco Chronicle Aug. 3, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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