The rise of cocktail culture has led to millions of home-mixologists (and people who pretend to be mixologists). Surprisingly, to get on board with this trend, you don’t need to take a bartending course or pick up any bar-back shifts at your local, trendy cocktail bar. According to some of our favorite bartenders, you really only need to master a few drinks in order to impress your friends.
Before you try your hand at that over-the-top ten ingredient cocktail, learn how to make these classic potables. What’s cooler than pulling out a shaker and mixing something tasty up for your pals? Do it the right way. Nobody likes a showboat.