10 Classic Cocktails You Should Know Before You’re 30
From martinis to mint juleps, classic cocktails are time-tested favorites. Check out our top ten picks for libation inspiration.
But the perfect balance of brandy, bitters, citrus, fruit and a splash of soda (a favorite addition via Wisconsin), make this cocktail an enduring classic.
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Mai tais are one of our favorite birthday cocktails!
Love mules? Try one of these fun variations.
Also check out how to use bitters in more than just cocktails.
Take a trip to the Big Easy with this sophisticated Sazerac recipe, the official cocktail of New Orleans.
It wouldn’t be Kentucky Derby Day without this mint julep recipe! But, really, this Kentucky Derby mint julep recipe is good anytime. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
For more flavorful drinks, check out our guide to lychee cocktail recipes. Also what are bitters and how do you use them in cocktails?
Part brandy, part creme de cacao and part cream, this libation makes a smooth, tasty after dinner drink.
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