Who doesn’t love a good cocktail? Whether you’re a whiskey-on-the-rocks guy, a wine guy, or somewhere in between, there’s something super refreshing about being handed a carefully crafted, iced cold drink to get the night started.

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Creative (and delicious) cocktails are a great way to elevate any dinner party or drink sesh with the guys, but taking care to ensure your friends don’t leave with a brutal hangover is the sign of a truly great host. It’s far too easy to find yourself mixing up something mean that may taste great (or get you drunk, quick, let’s be real) but going overboard with your cocktail ingredients is the easiest way to become dehydrated, inflamed and super hungover the next day.

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