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The Only Six Cocktails You’ll Ever Need to

There are six cocktails that every single bartender, amateur or professional should be able to master

, they contain both a core spirit, a balancing flavour that is usually sweet or acidic, and some

Learn these six drinks and you’ll be able to master all cocktails with ease!

With bourbon at the core, vermouth as a sweet balancing flavour and bitters to perfectly season the

Everyone’s favourite holiday cocktail, the white rum makes the base, or core of this beverage

This drink is a typical example of when a garnish can take the place of the seasoning,

This classic cocktail found a whole new generation of fans when the Sex and the City series

Vodka is the core spirit, while cranberry and lime juice make the perfect tart balance

This Christmas classic might not be to everyone’s taste, but it is a great drink to

Rum and cognac make up the core flavours, while simple syrup, egg and cream provide the balance

The drink is seasoned with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla to create a festive treat!

You can’t call yourself a real mixologist until you have mastered the Negroni

Get this right and everything else will seem to fall into place

Gin sits at the core of this drink, while lime juice beautifully balances this botanical spirit

The drink is finished with green chartreuse and maraschino liqueur, which works as the core, balance and

While these drinks all follow the rules of traditional cocktail-making, they are incredibly unique in their own

Get these right and you’ll be flipping bottles and catching shakers in no time!