We realize that highlighting a recipe for being “complicated” is sort of counterintuitive in the era of the 30-minute meal. And granted, most of our recipes are not complicated and can pretty much slide into your culinary wheelhouse. Yet cocktails can be a different story. Scouring the liquor store for a crucial bottle of Illegal Joven mescal or Leopold Brothers Fernet to complete a recipe can be extremely rewarding, and also turn you onto a bottle that you may prize for years. With that in mind, here are five of our most complicated (though worth attempting) cocktail recipes.