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Good Cocktail, Bad Liquor

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Good Cocktail, Bad Liquor

alphanumeric | Aug 31, 2013 09:54 PM

Good cocktails generally come from good ingredients, but sometimes a bottle sneaks its way into your home and onto the bar that's too offensive to sip and insults the other ingredients in most drinks it touches.

What are some cocktails that make use of mediocre spirits not by drowning them out with sugar or other overwhelming flavors, but instead cater to their deficiencies (deficiencies referring primarily to unremarkability or high fusel content; wildly off flavors are more difficult to account for), drinks where spirits of a better pedigree would prove excessive.

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