Many casual drinkers don’t keep a fully stocked bar year-round. But with holiday parties in full swing and thirsty houseguests arriving in the coming weeks, a small bar setup is essential. Here, Sarah Krathen, the co-owner and bar manager of New York City’s Sorella and co-author of the new Sorella cookbook, lists the key bottles and mixers to have on hand, and shares festive cocktails to make with them.
5 Key Bottles
Rum. Jamaican-made Blackwell or a dark, complex bottling from Rhum J.M.