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    Distilled Spirits That Won’t Get You Drunk

    It’s an intoxicating idea. U.K. native Ben Branson can’t make Seedlip, distilled herbal concoctions that mimic the flavor of hard liquor without alcohol, fast enough. The notion of a botanical base for booze-free drinks that are complex and nuanced — and not pumped full of caffeine or sugar — is befuddling to many. But to non-drinkers or designated drivers seeking a new level of sophistication when they belly up to the bar, Branson’s clear spirits with notes of cardamom and rosemary are already fermenting considerable buzz.

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