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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

8 Cocktails to Try in the New Year

Order the same drink every time you throw a party or visit a bar? Resolve to broaden your cocktail compass with this list of eight cocktails to try in the New Year. With everything from whiskey to tequila, this list of soon-to-be favorites will be your easiest (and most enjoyable) resolution to keep.

Compass Rose
Cognac and Campari meet a hint of maraschino sweetness in this sophisticated sipper.

Honey Bear
Love a Moscow Mule? Consider taking its honey vodka-flecked cousin, the Honey Bear, for a spin.

Irish Fiji
A pint of Guinness becomes even more irresistible when mixed with spiced rum and tawny Port in this flavor-packed beer cocktail.

Morning Glory
Looking for a unique classic to add to your cocktail repertoire? Try this potent combination of rye, Cognac, curaçao and absinthe.

Paloma
Margarita fans will fall for this Mexican refresher that combines tequila with fresh lime juice and grapefruit soda.

The Edgewood
Salt adds a subtle burst of flavor to this blend of gin, sweet and dry vermouths and fresh grapefruit juice.

The Sweet Taste of Victory
This luxurious combination of bourbon and Chambord gets even more delicious with the addition of bitters and homemade vanilla syrup.

Vieux Carré
The end of Prohibition saw the creation of this classic New Orleans cocktail that combines equal parts rye whiskey, Cognac and sweet vermouth with a splash of Bénédictine and two different bitters.