While 2016 may not have seen a ton of new bars opening in L.A., it was certainly a year of menu revamps and restaurant bars upping their cocktail game. A return to classics saw us enjoying martinis, old-fashioneds and daiquiris with a twist, while the popularity of culinary cocktails soared. Coffee shops turned up the oomph factor, too, with inventive drinks that warranted their $5 price tag. Take a look at our favorite drinks of 2016, then start sipping your way through the list.
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