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The Dutch Nemesis

Alex Smith lets genever shine through in this cocktail, combining it with kümmel for an herbaceous drink sweetened with pineapple gum syrup and topped with sparkling wine.

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Smoochin’ Under the Clock Tower

This contemporary punch from Chicago's Dustin Drankiewicz was inspired by the flavors of the Middle East, particularly those of popular dessert Balal El Sham, which features of walnuts, honey and…

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High Chicago

"This is an expression of sun-kissed beta-carotene plants and vegetables and colors," says Will Elliot of Maison Premiere's High Chicago, a vegetal and stone fruit-driven cocktail.

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The Night Shining

London's Ali Reynolds stirs kümmel with Campari and aged rum, where the liqueur's savory notes work play well with the bracing and rounded combination.

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South Pole Swizzle

In The Whistler's South Pole Swizzle, kümmel's savoriness is a welcome, balancing addition to a tiki trio of passion fruit syrup, citrus and bitters.

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French Tuxedo

While absinthe is usually the go-to rinsing agent, kümmel adds extra aroma to a vodka-based variation on the classic Tuxedo.