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Want your party to go down in history? Serve an epic cocktail. But
before you pick up that shaker, take a beat. A signature spirit requires some
thought. Serve a passé cosmo (not that you would), and you’ll never
hear the end of it. Foodies, even the ones you call friends, are very
unforgiving. But it's a fine line: Pour too stiff or obscure of a
concoction, and you could alienate the thirstiest crowd. Enter Evan
Williams, 22, bartending boy wonder at Oakland hotspot, Make Westing.
He has three refreshing recipes to help any holiday hostess, whatever
her skill level, breeze through cocktail hour with élan.
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