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Ask A Bartender: How Do You Go About Creating New Drinks?

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Many of the bartenders we chat with create their own cocktail menus—but how do they go about creating new drinks? Is it trial and error; or riffing on classics; or picking ingredients and going from there? We asked ten bartenders to find out.

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

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