8 Most Underrated Cocktails According To Bartenders

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Vieux Carré: This classic cocktail originated in New Orleans and features rye whiskey, cognac, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, and aromatic bitters.

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Last Word: A pre-Prohibition cocktail that has experienced a resurgence in recent years, the Last Word combines equal parts gin, green Chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, and lime juice.

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Sazerac: Another classic cocktail with roots in New Orleans, the Sazerac is made with rye whiskey, absinthe, Peychaud's bitters, and a sugar cube.

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Corpse Reviver No. 2: Part of a family of "Corpse Reviver" cocktails designed to cure hangovers, the Corpse Reviver No. 2 is made with gin, Cointreau, Lillet Blanc, absinthe, and lemon juice.

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Daiquiri: Often associated with frozen, overly sweet variations, the classic Daiquiri is a simple and elegant cocktail made with rum, lime juice, and simple syrup.

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El Presidente: A classic Cuban cocktail that has fallen out of favor in recent years, the El Presidente is made with white rum, dry vermouth, orange curaçao, and grenadine.

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Negroni Sbagliato: A variation of the classic Negroni, the Negroni Sbagliato substitutes prosecco for gin, resulting in a lighter and more effervescent cocktail.

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Paper Plane: A modern cocktail created by bartender Sam Ross, the Paper Plane combines equal parts bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino, and lemon juice.