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Ask a Bartender: What's The First Drink You Ever Had?

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You never forget your first time—well, unless it's drinking we're talking about, in which case you're actually quite likely to forget your first time. But first-time drinking stories are great ones, even if they make you cringe later. (Mine involved a bottle of Bailey's and a beach in Italy when I was about 13; the idea of getting drunk on Bailey's now is almost too revolting to handle.)

We asked 10 bartenders about their first drink. What's the first drink you remember having?

About the author: Carey Jones is the Senior Managing Editor of Serious Eats. Follow her on Twitter (@careyjones).


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