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We tested which spirit is best for setting a Christmas pudding on fire so you don’t have to

David Clack


If you ask us, by far the most exciting part of Christmas Day is the age-old tradition of setting fire to a Christmas Pudding for some reason. But how do you guarantee prime pyrotechnics? By using the right sort of booze, that’s how. Check out the video above, in which we put the contents of our spirit cabinet head-to-head in a thoroughly festive test, somehow managing not to burn the office down in the process.

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