If you have friends at your apartment, and you're a self-respecting adult, you should be able to offer them more than a beer or a glass of wine. While we don't have expect you to have encyclopedic knowledge of Mr. Boston's Bartender's Guidewe do expect you to be have a few standbys committed to memory. 

Thankfully, our friends at Food 52 have got your back. With this list of no-nonsense classics, you can easily pull off envy-inspiring cocktails should your friends pop in for an impromptu visit. 

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