It seems that 2013 really is the year of the mixologist with a number of high profile cocktail bars opening and chefs all over the world now focusing lots of energy on the drinks they offer.
There's the new Hey Bartender documentary and it really seems that the art of mixing drinks is being, once again, as an art.
If you want to have a go at being a mixologist at home then this infographic from bartender Michael Rego at The Stonehurst Manor in New Hampshire is perfect for you.
It features ten recipes for unique drinks that Rego has created, from an Asian Pear Mojito to The Three Hour Tour and The Emerald City. This is a great infographic sure to get your creative drink juices flowing.
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