With serious cocktail culture on the rise nationwide, booze enthusiasts today have an unprecedented amount of resources at their fingertips, including great cocktail books, cocktail apps and essential items for the home bar. But as any pro bartender will tell you, some of the most complex-tasting cocktails are refreshingly simple to prepare, involving three or four ingredients that can be found around the house. Ready to go? Shake and stir your way through this Time Out-approved list of the 15 best easy cocktail recipes from top bartenders in America.
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