Instant Expert!: Cocktails from A to Z

Learn all you need to know about cocktails, including bartender basics, must-have bar tools and common drink ingredients in our A to Z cocktail and bartender guide.

Text by Rebecca Flint Marx and Stacy Adimando

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C is for Cocktail

There are many theories about where the word originated and what defines it. Simply stated, a COCKTAIL is any blend of spirits with mixers like syrup, soda or cream.

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