Hidetsugo Ueno

Kamikaze
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Often associated with high-octane shots and happy-hour specials, the kamikaze has a history that can be traced back to a bar on the American naval base in Yokosuka, Japan, during the late 1940s or early ’50s. Today, famed mixologist Hidetsugo Ueno of Bar High Five in Tokyo makes a less sweet version, using a higher ratio of lime juice to triple sec. Slideshow:  Vodka Cocktail Recipes 
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Margarita
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There are many stories associated with the margarita's origins. The prevailing one credits Texas socialite Margaret Sames, who combined the ingredients in salt-rimmed glasses with the Spanish version of her name etched on them. More Terrific Margaritas
Manhattan
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At Bar High Five, Hidetsugo Ueno stores spirits at various temperatures to ensure the optimum texture and temperature of each drink. He keeps the bourbon for his Manhattans at -4 degrees Fahrenheit. (You can achieve a similar effect by chilling bourbon in the freezer for a day.)
Hunter
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This potent drink is terrific for warming up after a day of skiing (or hunting). Cocktail Tips from F&W Editors More Classic Cocktails
Daiquiri
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Use any leftover Brown Sugar Syrup to sweeten old-fashioneds or Sazeracs or as a topping for pancakes, waffles or ice cream. More Classic Cocktails
Czarine
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To keep this drink from getting too cold, Hidetsugo Ueno employs what he calls a low-speed stir. "You have to feel when the stir gets heavy," he says. "That's the moment when the apricot aroma really comes through." More Classic Cocktails