Contains 432 pages including a massive 2,200 cocktail recipes, stipulating the correct glass and illustrated with a colour photograph. This encyclopaedic tome also includes the history of cocktails as well as illustrated reviews of the cocktail bars.
Release on 2012-07-01 | by Katie Loeb,Katie M. Loeb
Make Syrups, Mixers, Infused Spirits, and Bitters with Farm-Fresh Ingredients-50 Original Recipes
Author: Katie Loeb,Katie M. Loeb
"Homemade cocktails - no bootlegging required!Ever tasted a Thai basil martini, rhubarb margarita, or preserved lemon vodka tonic and wondered, "How'd they do that?" This is your complete guide to making infused liquors, cordials, bitters, and cocktails from fresh, delicious ingredients at home. Learn how to combine fresh produce and other botanicals with the liquor you have at home, and you'll never need to beg the bartender for the recipe again.Inside, you'll find:- 50 unique cocktail recipes from an expert "garden-to-bar" mixologist- Step-by-step instructions and photos for all stages of the distilling and infusion process - never miss a detail or a finishing touch!- Tips on how to make the most of your ingredients: enhancing flavor, color, and presentation!"--
500 Signature Drinks from the World's Best Bars and Bartenders
Author: Tom Sandham
Pubpsher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
World's Best Cocktails is an exciting global journey, providing the secrets to successful cocktail making, their history and provenance, and where to seek out the world’s best bars and bartenders, from London to Long Island and beyond. Cocktail and liquor connoisseur Tom Sandham provides a comprehensive appraisal of global cocktail culture, highlighting the trends and techniques that make the finest drinks popular in their native climes and across the world. Cocktail lovers will appreciate personal tips from key bartenders such as Jim Meehan and Dale de Groff in New York and Tony Conigliaro and Salvatore Calabrese in London, while cutting-edge recent award winners point to the future with their new daring flavor combinations. At last, discerning drinkers can learn more about what to drink and where, then bring back their coolest cocktail experiences to enjoy at home.
Learn the art of mixing perfect drinks with Cocktails, the third "Best Cocktail Book in the World." Klaus St. Rainer, an award-winning expert voted "Bartender of the Year" in 2013, shares 70 cocktail recipes for all the key classics as well as his own signature creations. Whether you want to make a simple drink with just a few ingredients, prepare large quantities for a cocktail party, or even create a mocktail, this authoritative guide will have you mixing the perfect aperitif. The book's classy design and evocative photography will inspire you to find what tickles your taste buds, from the classic Dry Martini and Old Fashioned to the unusual Red Beet Gimlet and Caramellow Royale. Professional tips and techniques are revealed (should it be shaken or stirred?) and clear instructions make it easy. Cocktails teaches you the science of mixology so you can make the ultimate cocktail every time.
Happy Hours: The Penguin Book of Cocktails is a first of its kind and all that you will need to set up your very own bar and make it the most talked-about one in town. It will show you how to master basic techniques and impress your guests: keep your glasses sparkling clean, create decorative ice cubes and use a cocktail shaker with panache. It will tell you about the origins, production and classification of different types of liquor, and provide smart tips on preserving and serving them. It will treat you to a splendid selection of over 650 recipes—from classics such as the Tom Collins and Daiquiri to unique concoctions like the Maheshwar Margarita (a feni–Cointreau–lemon juice mix) and Mango Bellini to inventive punches, mocktails and heady mixtures guaranteed to cure hangovers—complete with meticulous instructions on measurements, suggested glassware and garnishes, as well as a few tricks to reinvent popular mixes. Along the way, you’ll also pick up ♦ Up-to-date information on premier liquor brands and their availability in India ♦ Entertaining asides on sundry topics of interest, from the most expensive whisky in the world to the status of alcohol in ancient Indian society ♦ Crucial advice on how to recover from a night of hectic partying ♦ A comprehensive glossary that provides clear definitions of otherwise unfamiliar terms Whether you’re a professional bartender or a generous host, planning a lavish party or simply looking to add zing to an evening drink, this stylish, sumptuous book is the ultimate companion for your bar.
Whether you need a midweek pick-me-up, a weekend treat or are in the mood for something sweet, you will find something to hit the spot. You can enjoy a classic, such as a long island iced tea or an old fashioned - or maybe you'll discover a new favourite drink, like the fresh paloma, primrose fizz or the mexican marshmallow mocha. Cocktail novices can enjoy the introduction to mixology, which includes a guide to choosing the right glass, common cocktail ingredients and useful equipment for cocktail making, as well as a glossary of techniques - from muddling to mixing.
Carpe Cognac! The door of the Peter Pauper vault has swung open to release our legendary old-school recipe books...for your Kindle! Conclude your day (and possibly your ability to see straight) gloriously with a cocktail from the heyday of the three-martini lunch. Sip a Gin and It in your smoking jacket, engage in philosophical discussion over Absinthe Frappés, or bask in the rosy glow bestowed by a Brandy Alexander. Wry verses and illustrations illuminate this A to Z compendium of 1950s full-strength cocktails (with suggested dilutions for "amateurs and maiden aunts"). Featuring two parts time-tested mixology, one part refined taste, and a judicious splash of wit, this book will infuse your libations with high retro style. Come lift up your glasses And let's make a toast Short life to our liquor, Long life to our host!