In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. Here is a transcript of part of an ensuing conversation:
Sarah: by "martinez" do you mean martini?Marian: no they're distinctSarah: i can't tell if you're kidding
Don't let this happen to you. I may not know anything about cocktails, but together, let's promise to study these 15 classic recipes and stock up on the spirits we'll need to practice making them. Soon, we'll be the life of the party (and we'll be significantly less likely to say something dumb at a bar — or in the workplace).
We've also included some tools from the latest Provisions collection— some essential, some ritzy — to help you make cocktails in style.
11. The Martinez
14. The Daiquiri
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