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From boozy winter warmers to refreshing summer sips, 2017 brought plenty of big, bold cocktail flavors. And from our measurements, those of you making drinks at home got pretty adventurous with your mixing throughout the year. Here are 2017’s 10 most popular cocktail recipes from imbibemagazine.com.

Time Release
From GreenRiver in Chicago, this cocktail mixes a juniper-forward gin with yellow Chartreuse, sloe gin and white port.

Scorpion Reef
Inspired by a smoked pineapple flan dessert, this tiki drink blends mezcal, rum, pineapple, lemon, orgeat and chocolate and Angostura bitters.

Tequila Honey Bee
Anchored by a base of mezcal and aged tequila, this refresher from NYC’s Egg Shop also features cardamom-honey syrup, lemon juice and Angostura bitters.

Polish Holiday Punch
This variation on the Penicillin cocktail combines fruit-infused vodka with lemon juice and ginger-cardamom syrup.

Smoking Pistol
The Dawson’s bar manager Aaron Pollack crossed two boozy classics–a Rob Roy and a Vieux Carre–to create this delicious winter warmer.

Black Mesa
Two kinds of rum flavor this cocktail from Grand Army, with PX sherry, orange juice and Angostura bitters tying it all together.

Indian Paintbrush
Vodka, grapefruit, rosemary, lime and Peychaud’s compose this beautifully balanced number from Garage bar in Austin.

Gin and Juice
Analogue’s play on the popular “Gin and Juice,” adds maraschino liqueur and a duo of bitters to the mix.

Oaxacan Dead
The classic Zombie gets an earthy update with the addition of aged tequila.

Surf Liner
Rye whiskey meets pineapple, lemon and orgeat in this tropical mix from Polite Provisions in San Diego.


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