From Tokyo to New York, a cocktail renaissance is happening as “bar chefs” create delicious elixirs worthy of their kitchen counterparts. An epicenter of this barroom artistry can be found at the Absinthe Brasserie & Bar in San Francisco (a city that spends more money per capita on alcohol than any other in the country). Bartenders Jeff Hollinger and Bob Schwartz share their Read more
The Bartender’s Best Friend: A Complete Guide to Cocktails, Martinis, and Mixed Drinks
A newly revised second edition of the ultimate bartender’s Bible.
This up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use guide presents recipes for hundreds of cocktails and mixed drinks, plus step-by-step directions for making virtually every popular mixed drink, both contemporary and classic-from an A.B.C. to a Zorbatini. Read more
Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails Reimagined (Hardcover)
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. Read more
Synonymous with style, elegance and sophistication, the Savoy is unsurprisingly also the birthplace of some of the most famous cocktails in the world. During the 1920s and ’30s, prohibition-dodging Americans visiting London for tea-dances and “mixed drinks” (cocktails), made the bar at the Savoy their home. Here they were entertained by legendary American barman Harry Craddock, inventor of the White Lady and populariser of the Dry Martini. Read more
New introductions by Audrey Saunders and Robert Hess Read more
Here’s to cocktails! Mix them, drink them, enjoy them. This bestselling Little Black Book includes more than 150 recipes for classic cocktails, martinis, punches, tropical drinks (with or without umbrellas), dessert drinks, naughty-sounding cocktails (like Between the Sheets and French Kiss), tips on cocktail culture, a glossary, and amusing anecdotes.
The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes
Author: Dale DeGroff
Cocktails are bigger than ever, and this is the first real cookbook for them, covering the entire breadth of this rich subject. The Craft of the Cocktail Continue reading