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January is over, and it's time to get the parties started again. And getting those parties started, naturally, involves cocktails: lots of them. Here are our definitive 12 cocktails that everyone should have up their sleeve -- for all the partying you'll be doing for the rest of the year. Practice makes perfect! 



Martini from Food52



Margarita from Food52


Old Fashioned 

Old Fashioned by Food52


Horseradish Vodka Bloody Mary 

Bloody mary from Food52


Classic Daiquiri 

Daiquiri from Food52


Rum Punch 

Rum Punch from Food52



Sazerac from Food52



Sangria from Food52


Dark 'n Stormy 

Dark n Stormy from Food52



Negroni froM Food52



Gimlet from Food52


Moscow Mule  

Moscow Mule from Food52

 What are your most essential cocktails? Let us know in the comments!


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