The Foodie Pilgrim Cocktail Lab

So you have a new, unfamiliar spirit and you want to put it to good use...what to do? How to zero in on the good cocktails without wasting it all? 

Not to fear! Armed with some Mixology 101 you can experiment with confidence. The key is to master the old foundation cocktails and work from there. 

First make sure you have a properly equipped cocktail lab, then research the foundation cocktails below. Have fun!