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The Classic Craft Cocktail Recipe Book

Author : Clair McLafferty
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"This is a great book for professionals and amateurs alike who want to explore the world of craft cocktails and grow their mixology knowledge." --Doug Dalton, Co-Owner of Future Bars and Bourbon & Branch Whether you're hosting friends or unwinding after the workday, making gratifying, high-quality cocktails at home is a skill worth having. And like any good skill, it requires expert, up-to-date guidance. Clair McLafferty has been on both sides of the bar. She's studied the art of cocktail making. She's made the drinks herself. And after writing about everything from the science of aging whiskey to common behind-the-bar injuries, she knows how useful a solid cocktail recipe book can truly be. Today, Clair's on a mission to make craft cocktails accessible to everyone--and with The Classic & Craft Cocktail Recipe Book, she's doing exactly that. The Classic & Craft Cocktail Recipe Book is the only complete, up-to-date resource for making classic cocktails and cutting-edge innovations with your own two hands. BARTENDING 101--Professional techniques, brand spankin' new barware, and modern cocktail gadgets help you create bar-quality cocktails at home THEN & NOW--Updated selection of 400 recipes with official serving instructions and inspired serving notes that have gained popularity over the past decade WWMBD (What Would My Bartender Do?)--Guest mixologists contribute recipes and offer special tips from the trade Cocktails have grown up. With The Classic & Craft Cocktail Recipe Book, your bar skills will grow up, too.

Craft Cocktails 2018 Calendar

Author : Lily And Val
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Romantic Cocktails

Author : Clair McLafferty
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Romantic Cocktails is a bewitching collection of 75+ craft cocktail recipes—plus easy recipes for homemade ingredients and bar snacks!—perfect for winning hearts and mending broken ones, too! No romantic evening is complete without a couple glasses of wine, dry martinis, or some margaritas. Enjoying some libations with your loved one is a great pleasure of life and often serves as a precursor to more . . . intimate activities. But what if we told you that you were doing it all wrong? What if we told you that there was a better way to drink, a romantic way to drink? Well it turns out, there is. With Romantic Cocktails you and your loved one can enjoy exquisitely crafted concoctions specifically designed to get the romance flowing! Organized by type of liquor (pick your poison), Romantic Cocktails features 75+ recipes for craft cocktails that are chock-full of potent aphrodisiacs such as ginger, chocolate, honey, ginseng, saffron, hot chilies, figs, coffee, pomegranates, vanilla, cinnamon, and so many more. Discover all the magical effects of aphrodisiac ingredients and how to get the most out of them. Alongside each recipe, you will find tips and tricks for crafting sophisticated drinks, infusions, and bar snacks made with aphrodisiac ingredients. Delve into the fascinating science and rich history behind their legendary properties. Plus, you’ll find ideas for garnishes and glassware that make every drink’s presentation truly swoon-worthy. This cocktail book is the new go-to mixology guide for new loves, secret crushes, newlyweds, and the newly single (and ready to mingle)! Simple step-by-step instructions and gorgeous full-color photography will ensure that you execute these recipes to absolute perfection. Impress your partner with your behind-the-bar abilities, then let the cocktails do the rest.

The Old Fashioned

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A complete history of one of the world's most iconic cocktails--now the poster child of the modern cocktail revival--with fifty recipes for classic variations as well as contemporary updates. No single cocktail is as iconic, as beloved, or as discussed and fought-over as the Old-Fashioned. Its formula is simple: just whiskey, bitters, sugar, and ice. But how you combine those ingredients—in what proportion, using which brands, and with what kind of garnish—is the subject of much impassioned debate. The Old-Fashioned is the spirited, delightfully unexpected story of this renowned and essential drink: its birth as the ur-cocktail in the nineteenth century, darker days in the throes of Prohibition, re-ascension in the 1950s and 1960s (as portrayed and re-popularized by Don Draper on Mad Men), and renaissance as the star of the contemporary craft cocktail movement. Also featured are more than forty cocktail recipes, including classic variations, regional twists, and contemporary updates from top bartenders around the country. All are accessible, delicious, and elegant in their simplicity, demonstrating the versatility and timelessness of the Old-Fashioned formula. With its rich history, stunning photography, and impeccable recipes, The Old-Fashioned is a celebration of one of America’s greatest bibulous achievements. It is a necessary addition to any true whiskey- or cocktail-lover’s bookshelf, and destined to become a classic on par with its namesake beverage.

The Craft of Cocktails

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Do you love great cocktails? Are you tired of the same old recipes? Do you want to take your home bartending skills to the next level? Check out cocktail recipes from classics to newer trends here in The Craft of Cocktails. Impress your friends and family with your mixology abilities, and enjoy some really great beverages along the way. CLASSIC TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY RECIPES: The best of traditional and contemporary mixology for all occasions. For a romantic dinner, special celebration, holidays, entertaining and more, there is a perfect, well-loved recipe for every get-together. RECIPES & PHOTOS: Recipes for every mood and occasion and beautiful photos for each recipe will keep enthusiasts excited to continue to try new cocktail recipes every week. MAKES A GREAT GIFT: Birthdays, holidays, Mother's or Father's Day and more, The Craft of Cocktails makes a great gift for any occasion.

Craft Cocktails at Home

Author : Kevin Liu
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Think of It as Your PhD in Drinking. In Craft Cocktails at Home, you'll embark upon a one-of-a-kind journey as you learn how to make some of the world's most innovative, unique, and delicious cocktails. Taste scientists, engineers, and talented bartenders with decades of experience all contributed their expertise to create this must-have guide for novices and professionals alike. Ever wondered what makes water taste good? Curious about what really happens during the barrel-aging process? Interested in which "molecular" ingredients have the best texture? These questions and more, answered inside. With 250 pages and 65 recipes

The Craft of Cocktails

Author : Parragon Books Ltd
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The rise of craft cocktails has been meteoric, with bars all over the world now showcasing infused, botanical cocktails on their menus. Create these delicious concoctions in your own home with this up-to-the-minute collection of artisan cocktail recipes. As well as craft drinks and techniques, this book also covers traditional mixology methods and features classic cocktails that never go out of style, such as the Sidecar, Tom Collins, and the Negroni. Let the cocktail hour commence.

Death Co

Author : David Kaplan
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The definitive guide to the contemporary craft cocktail movement, from one of the highest-profile, most critically lauded, and influential bars in the world. Death & Co is the most important, influential, and oft-imitated bar to emerge from the contemporary craft cocktail movement. Since its opening in 2006, Death & Co has been a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts, and the winner of every major industry award—including America’s Best Cocktail Bar and Best Cocktail Menu at the Tales of the Cocktail convention. Boasting a supremely talented and creative bar staff—the best in the industry—Death & Co is also the birthplace of some of the modern era’s most iconic drinks, such as the Oaxaca Old-Fashioned, Naked and Famous, and the Conference. Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails, Death & Co features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails. But more than just a collection of recipes, Death & Co is also a complete cocktail education, with information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, a complete guide to buying and using spirits, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques. Filled with beautiful, evocative photography; illustrative charts and infographics; and colorful essays about the characters who fill the bar each night; Death & Co—like its namesake bar—is bold, elegant, and setting the pace for mixologists around the world.

The Pocket Book of Cocktails

Author : Ryland Peters & Small
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Whether you’re planning a cozy night in, or some�“pre-drinks”�with friends, The Pocket Book of Cocktails�has all the classic and contemporary cocktail recipes you’ll need to enjoy at home. Fun, glamorous, and always delicious, cocktails have had a tremendous come-back into fashion and, with more and more innovative blends of spirits available, the time is ripe to join the cocktail revolution and become the bartender of your own home. Grab your shaker to mix up a sassy Cosmopolitan, imagine yourself in an uptown bar as you muddle a sophisticated Old Fashioned, or hark back to 1920’s pizzazz�with the wonderfully sour, sugar-rimmed Sidecar. At the beginning of the book you’ll find handy descriptions of all the tools and tips you need to master each recipe and, after a whistle-stop tour of the best choice of glassware, you’ll be well on your way to relishing in your own irresistible creation. Each chapter then reveals the best and boldest cocktails of each spirit; vodka takes the lead, followed by gin, whiskey, and rum, before some surprises from tequila, brandy, and all things bubbly! So, ready your shaker, strainer, and swizzle sticks, and delight in the sours, slings, punches, and fizzes this book has to offer.

Whiskey Cocktails

Author : Warren Bobrow
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Grab your bow tie and a rocks glass, because we're talking all about one of the most classic - and classy - spirits. Whether you like bourbon, scotch or rye, whiskey's diverse and complex taste will be your new go-to drink for parties, gatherings, or evenings in your study with a roaring fire. Whiskey can be an intimidating drink to the uninitiated. Most folks may not be able to drink it straight. We've got you covered. The Cocktail Whisperer, Warren Bobrow, author of Apothecary Cocktails (Fair Winds Press) incorporates some of the best whiskeys into hand-crafted cocktails that bring out the subtle notes and flavors of any good bourbon or scotch. Whiskey Cocktails features 75 traditional, newly-created, and original recipes for whiskey-based cocktails. This wonderfully crafted book also features drink recipes from noted whiskey experts and bartenders. One of the best new whiskey books of 2014 - TastingTable.com "In the cocktail movement, most cocktail books have ignored the whiskey drinker's palate, making us flip through pages of vodka, gin, and rum recipes before getting to a good whiskey recipe. In Whiskey Cocktails, Warren Bobrow did us all a favor. He makes cocktails with Scotch, Irish whiskey, Canadian whiskey, bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and a few others. Bobrow freshens up classic cocktail recipes and offers a few recipes that will surely become classics themselves. Finally, we, whiskey drinkers, have our own cocktail book to cherish. Thanks, Warren, for skipping all those other spirits. Whiskey Cocktails treats whiskey as the rightful king it is. - Fred Minnick, author of Whiskey Women: The Untold Story of How Women Saved Bourbon, Scotch & Irish Whiskey "Warren has done it again. Whiskey Cocktails is a sublime journey of the senses with mouthwatering recipes and exquisite photography. Warren leads you on a historic and personal tour and keeps you reeled in with his graceful prose that emanates from the heart. An ardent sensualist, he approaches cocktails in the way an untarnished artist approaches the canvas--guileless, ingenious, and heartfelt. His cocktail compositions are true works of art that will stand the test of time. His commitment to sourcing unique, refreshing, quality ingredients to enhance his cocktails is second to none and it shows in the elaborate, delectable concoctions he wields." - Robert Sickler, Master of Whisky "Before I made the drinks, I could already taste them. Warren's ability to articulate the subtlety of the flavors in his recipes makes possible tasting by reading." - Allison Goldberg, founder, Fruitations Craft Soda & Cocktail Mixers "Warren Bobrow uses his great knowledge of mixing flavors to provide a book of extraordinary whiskey cocktails that will be enjoyed by all." - Michael Veach, bourbon historian, The Filson Historical Society (Louisville, KY)

The Shaken and the Stirred

Author : Stephen Schneider
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Over the past decade, the popularity of cocktails has returned with gusto. Amateur and professional mixologists alike have set about recovering not just the craft of the cocktail, but also its history, philosophy, and culture. The Shaken and the Stirred features essays written by distillers, bartenders and amateur mixologists, as well as scholars, all examining the so-called 'Cocktail Revival' and cocktail culture. Why has the cocktail returned with such force? Why has the cocktail always acted as a cultural indicator of class, race, sexuality and politics in both the real and the fictional world? Why has the cocktail revival produced a host of professional organizations, blogs, and conferences devoted to examining and reviving both the drinks and habits of these earlier cultures?

The Everything Bartender s Book

Author : Cheryl Charming
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More than 1,000 recipes for any occasion! You'll be mixing cocktails like a pro in no time with The Everything Bartender's Book, 4th Edition. Designed for every skill level, this essential guide boasts more than 1,000 recipes for shots, cordials, and punches, along with classic cocktails, mixed drinks, frozen blender concoctions, and even "virgin" versions of popular drinks. This all-new edition will teach you how to: Choose glassware and use bar tools Mix hundreds of crowd-pleasing drinks Pick the perfect drink for every occasion Create cocktails using beer and cider Cure a nasty hangover You'll also find exciting new recipes for making your own bitters, infusions, and syrups, as well as brand-new information on craft beer and fruit ciders. Completely updated and revised, this behind-the-bar handbook reveals the secrets every great bartender--or party host--needs to know!

The Best Craft Cocktails Bartending with Flair

Author : Jeremy LeBlanc
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Hand-Crafted, Delicious Cocktail Recipes From One of the Best Bartenders in the World Jeremy LeBlanc, lead bartender at a bar praised by Conde Nast as one of the top 10 roof top bars in the world, is sharing his signature techniques and one-of a kind recipes that define exceptional bartending. Now, with this bartending guide, experts and beginners alike will keep their friends and customers entertained, satisfied and always coming back for more of these meticulously created cocktails. The Best Craft Cocktails & Bartending With Flair features hand-crafted cocktail recipes like the Whiskey Pig, which features bacon-washed whiskey, the twist on a classic, the Rhubarb Mojito, and the refreshing berry cocktail, Smithey's Smash. With chapters dedicated to aperitifs, classics with a twist, exotic cocktails, refreshers and punches, there is truly a drink for every person and every occasion that features fresh ingredients and homemade, wholefood mixes and syrups. Whether you are looking to become head bartender, break into the business, or simply impress a few friends at home, this one-stop guide is all you'll need to master the craft with style and ease.

Cocktails Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden

Author : Katie Stryjewski
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Botany for Bartenders Step inside a bartender's apothecary, forage for garnishes, and craft some of the most popular cocktails, mocktails, and beverages. This beautifully photographed compendium of craft cocktails includes examples of garnishes and interesting ingredients to give any drink a botanical twist. The go-to reference for classic and modern cocktail recipes. Whether it's adding a basil sprig or infusing gin with peaches; Cocktails, Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden gives readers the ability to make classic cocktails and the confidence to craft innovative concoctions. Alongside recipes of some of the most popular cocktails come new-fangled libations, non-alcoholic equivalents, and instructions to create gorgeous garnishes. Creating your very own herb bar and garnish garden for craft cocktails. A cocktail recipe book from the wild; Cocktails, Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden features examples of garnishes and general know-how. With a reference guide of herbal and floral flavors that complement different spirits, and details about what to plant and how to grow your very own herb bar, readers craft cocktail recipes alongside nature. Inside, learn about herbs and their uses as well as: General instructions on creating a garnish garden The difference between a high ball and a coupe glass Which bar tools are "must haves" for a home cocktail set-up If you enjoyed books like The Drunken Botanist, The Wildcrafting Brewer, Shrubs, or Beautiful Booze, then you'll love Cocktails, Mocktails and Garnishes from the Garden.

The Cocktail Companion

Author : Cheryl Charming
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#1 New Release in Wine & Spirits Buying Guides and Liquor, Spirits & Mixed Drinks - Become a Cocktail Connoisseur If you liked The Drunken Botanist, The 12 Bottle Bar or The Savoy Cocktail Book, you’ll love The Cocktail Companion Drink your way through history: The Cocktail Companion spans the cocktail's curious history—from its roots in beer-swilling 18th-century England through the illicit speakeasy culture of United States Prohibition to the explosive, dynamic industry it is today. Learn about famous and classic cocktails from around the globe, how ice became one of the most important ingredients in mixed drink making, and how craft beers got so big, all with your own amazing drink—that you made yourself!—in hand. Get advice from your favorite bartender: In The Cocktail Companion, well-known bartenders from around the country offer up advice on everything, including using fresh-squeezed juices, finding artisanal bitters, and creating perfect cubes of ice that will help create intriguing, balanced cocktails. You'll want to take your newfound knowledge from this cocktail book everywhere! The Cocktail Companion is a compendium of all things cocktail. This bar book features: 25 must-know recipes for iconic drinks such as the Manhattan and the Martini Cultural anecdotes and often-told myths about drinks' origins Bar etiquette, terms, and tools to make even the newest drinker an expert in no time!

Shake Strain Done

Author : J. M. Hirsch
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Revolutionize the way you drink at home with simple recipes and common ingredients -- no obscure liquors or fussy techniques needed -- from the editorial director of Milk Street, J.M. Hirsch. Are you done with generic gin and tonics, mediocre Manhattans and basic martinis? You can use pantry staples and basic liquors to produce more than 200 game-changing craft cocktails worthy of a seat at the bar. Many cocktail books call for hard-to-find ingredients and complicated techniques that can frustrate home cocktail makers. Shake Strain Done shows a better way: If you can shake, strain, stir and turn on a blender, you can make great cocktails. No tedious secondary recipes hidden between the lines. No mysteries. You'll know what each drink will taste like before you pick up a bottle. No fancy equipment needed. A shaker, strainer and spoon are as exotic as it gets. The ingredients are mostly pantry and bar staples--things you already have on hand. Every drink is rated by its characteristics -- Warm, Refreshing, Sweet, Sour, Bitter, Fruity, Herbal, Creamy, Spicy, Strong and Smoky -- to help expand your horizons and find more drinks to love. These are drinks with the sophistication of a high-end speakeasy, minus the fuss, like: The Sazerac 2.0 - a spice cabinet update that takes the classic back to its origins A new White Russian that lightens the load with coconut water instead of cream A grownup Singapore Sling that's fruity without tasting like fruit punch A Scorched Margarita that uses the broiler to char those lemons and limes A feisty new Gin and Tonic in which black pepper is the star ingredient And plenty of originals, like the Pooh Bear. Butter, honey and bourbon? Yes, please! And Mistakes Were Made, for tiki time

The Manhattan Cocktail

Author : Albert W. A. Schmid
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Alongside other classic cocktails such as the Old Fashioned, the Mint Julep, and the Martini, the Manhattan has been a staple of the sophisticated bar scene since the late nineteenth century. Never out of style, this iconic drink has seen a renaissance in the contemporary craft cocktail movement, its popularity boosted by TV's Mad Men. In theory, the recipe is simple: a mixture of whiskey, vermouth, and bitters stirred with ice, strained, and presented in a cocktail glass that is garnished with a cherry. But the exact ingredients and the proportions -- as well as the drink's true origins -- inspire great debate. This essential guide covers everything that the aficionado needs to know about the classic cocktail through an examination of its history and ingredients. Author Albert W. A. Schmid dispels several persistent myths, including the tale that the Manhattan was created in 1874 by bartenders at New York City's Manhattan Club to honor the newly elected Governor Samuel Jones Tilden at Lady Randolph Churchill's request. Schmid also explores the places and people that have contributed to the popularity of the drink and inspired its lore, including J. P. Morgan, who enjoyed a Manhattan every day at the end of trading on Wall Street. The Manhattan Cocktail also examines the effects of various bourbons and whiskeys on the aroma and flavor, even answering the age-old question of "shaken or stirred?" Featuring more than fifty recipes as well as notes and anecdotes from personalities as diverse as bartender and mixologist Dale DeGroff and writer Sir Kingsley Amis, this entertaining read will delight both the cocktail novice and the seasoned connoisseur.

The Imbible

Author : Micah LeMon
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Micah LeMon had one slight problem when he started bartending nearly twenty years ago: he had no idea what he was doing. Mixology, he came to understand, is based on principles that are indispensable but not widely known. In The Imbible, LeMon shares the knowledge he has gained over two decades, so that even beginning bartenders can execute classic cocktails--and riff on those classics to create originals of their own. A good cocktail is never a random concoction. LeMon introduces readers to the principal components of every drink--spirit, sweet, and sour or bitter--and explains the role each plays in bringing balance to a beverage. Choosing two archetypes--the shaken Daiquiri and the stirred Manhattan—he shows how bartenders craft delicious variations by beginning with a good foundation and creatively substituting like ingredients. Lavishly illustrated in color and laid out in an inviting and practical way, The Imbible also provides a thorough overview of the bartender’s essential tools and techniques and includes recipes for over forty drinks--from well executed classics to original creations exclusive to this book. Both a lesson for beginners and a master class for more experienced bartenders, LeMon’s book opens the door to endless variations without losing sight of the true goal--to make a delicious cocktail.

Speakeasy

Author : Jason Kosmas
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Time-honored cocktails like the New York Sour and the Sidecar were born during the era of Prohibition, the blessedly bygone social experiment that turned drinking into an underground adventure. In those days, hard beverage options were usually made with homemade hooch and flavorings of dubious origin and quality. Thankfully, a cocktail renaissance has emerged in many of today’s bars, where inventive drinks showcase both the artistry and craft of bartending. At their moody and atmospheric West Village bar-restaurant Employees Only, master mixologists Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric can regale you with colorful tales of cocktail origins—or just pour you a mean drink. In Speakeasy, Kosmas and Zaric take their inspiration from traditional favorites, then use the finest spirits, the freshest ingredients, and a good measure of reverence for their craft to elevate the mixed drink to artisanal status. More than 80 imaginative libations that riff on the classics are showcased in this one-of-a-kind collection. Recipes emphasize fresh fruits and herbs, homemade syrups and infusions, and a careful balancing of flavors, with a mind toward seasonality. A Ginger Smash is offered in four different versions: kumquat, pineapple, pear, or cranberry, depending on the time of year. The Millionaire becomes the Billionaire with the addition of homemade grenadine and 107-proof bourbon. And the South Side becomes the West Side by replacing the gin with sun-kissed Meyer lemon–infused vodka. With the specter of Prohibition firmly in the past, Speakeasy shares recipes for the choicest potent potables, reimagining the finest drinks of yesterday for today’s thirsty imbibers.

Texas Cocktails

Author : Nico Martini
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Mix up more than 100 craft cocktails from the Lone Star State. Immerse yourself in Texas' cocktail culture with this elegant new guide to the best bars and cocktails the state has to offer. Far more than just a recipe book, Texas Cocktails features signature creations by the best mixologists from Houston to El Paso, and everywhere in between. Within the gorgeous, die-cut covers, you'll find: *More than 100 essential and exciting cocktail recipes *New variations of the classic Margarita and Harvey Wallbanger *Interviews with the state's trendsetting bartenders and mixologists *Bartending tips and techniques from the experts *Profiles of Texas distilleries and their featured spirits *Food and drink hotspots across the state *And much more! Mix up your own Lone Star libations with this perfect guide to the art of craft cocktails! Texas Cocktails is the fourth book in Cider Mill's upscale cocktail collection, which also includes Paris Cocktails, New Orleans Cocktails, and New York Cocktails; each title in this elegantly designed series features a gorgeous, die-cut cover, an intimate trim size, and amazing, full-color photography throughout.