20 Cocktail Recipes Every Man Should Know How to Make

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20 Cocktail Recipes Every Man Should Know How to Make

From a classic martini to the perfect Manhattan, there are a few key drinks you need in your entertaining arsenal. And these recipes, from the book World’s Best Cocktails, are guaranteed to turn you into an amateur mixologist.

So you want to drink like Don Draper…without dropping 15 bucks a pop at some speakeasy-style spot that just opened downtown?

Yeah, we get it, which is why we put together this collection of 20 essential recipes from the recently released cocktail compendium, World’s Best Cocktails: 500 Signature Drinks from the World’s Best Bars and Bartenders.

Work your way through our list, and you’ll learn how to make a Bloody Mary that will automatically elevate breakfast to brunch. You’ll be able to mix up a Painkiller that any bikini-clad lady will love. You’ll even start winding down with a simple, but perfect, gin martini at the end of the week, because…well, why not?

Remember, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere—so click through to get started. 

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