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A Beginner’s Guide to Cocktails at Home

I’ll never forget my first cocktail. I was the house of a friend, Keely, a budding mixologist. She handed me a short glass filled with a mysterious brown liquid, gently fizzing through the ice.

“Try it,” she said.

I did. It was magical, a sweet blend of something familiar with something new.