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New York's Best Cocktails of 2012  

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There's no shortage of good cocktails in this city.

Neighborhoods are flush with newfangled, creative and unexpected libations--so choosing this year’s top five best cocktails was a seemingly insurmountable task.

Thankfully, these five bright new stars made compiling our annual list, Tasting Table New York’s Best Cocktails 2012, both easy and enjoyable, and they are sure to make your drinking game equally pleasant.

This year’s quintet is a definitive road map to what to imbibe in at five recently sprouted drink dens.

It’s a wonderfully boozy collection, with a pea-green gin drink from Booker and Dax, a punched-up Pimm’s from The Wayland and an elegant coupe deep with sherry and vermouth from The Nomad.

Plus, we've included a detailed recipe for each, which means you can indulge in these five tipples without ever leaving your house.

Belly up, drink lovers.

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