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My #1 Piece Of Advice For At-Home Cocktails
When it comes to at-home cocktail tips, the most important piece of advice is to build all of the ingredients of your cocktail first—and then add ice into your tin—right before you shake it. If you add ice too early, the ice will melt leaving you with a watered-down cocktail before it’s even served. It’s a simple rule to follow to make sure you’re serving ice in cocktails, and not water.