Want To Know If Your Bartender Is Any Good? Have Them Make This Drink

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We gathered America’s top bartenders to ask them if it would be possible to judge a fellow bartender by having them make just one drink. We were surprised how many had the same answer: The Daiquiri. No, not that frozen concoction you can get out of a slushie machine at a bad resort, but the simple mix of lime, sugar and rum.

CHECK OUT THE BARTENDERS FEATURED, LISTED IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE
Joaquín Simó, Pouring Ribbons, New York City
Nicholas Bennett, Porchlight, New York City
Ezra Star, Drink, Boston
Chad Solomon, Midnight Rambler, Dallas
Karen Grill, Sassafrass, Los Angeles
Maxwell Britten, Maison Premiere, Brooklyn
Bryan Dayton, Oak at Fourteenth, Boulder
Chaim Dauermann, The Up & Up, New York City
Devon Tarby, The Normandie Club, Los Angeles
Erick Castro, Polite Provisions, San Diego
Freddy Schwenk, Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Nashville
Eric Alperin, The Varnish, Los Angeles


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