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How to Make Cocktail Zest, 3 Ways

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Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. 

Today: Three ways to put some zest in your drink.

Now more than ever, we understand that making cocktails requires both finesse and a little bit of brawn. This week, we make a return to subtle flair: add some zesty flavor and an eye-catching twist to your drink three different ways -- without any fancy tools.

Watch our Assistant Editor Kenzi Wilbur effortlessly peel, squeeze and drop lemon twists into a refreshing cocktail. After practicing on your own, add an orange twist into an El Presidente.

This video was shot and edited by Kyle Orosz

Editors' note: we realize there is a typo in the video, we're going to fix that as soon as we can!

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