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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

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Martini from Food52

 

Margarita 

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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

Sazerac from Food52

 

Sangria

Sangria from Food52

 

Dark 'n Stormy 

Dark n Stormy from Food52

 

Negroni 

Negroni froM Food52

 

Gimlet 

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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