Classic Cocktails

Classic Cocktails

by Salvatore Calabrese
     
 

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What makes a cocktail immortal? Not just the drink itself, but the tales about the drink: how it came to be, who served it and who ordered it. This gloriously photographed guide brings you a definitive list of 110 cocktails, complete with recipes, even old ads. Find out how to equip a well-stocked bar. . .then entertain your guests by telling them how Trader Vic

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What makes a cocktail immortal? Not just the drink itself, but the tales about the drink: how it came to be, who served it and who ordered it. This gloriously photographed guide brings you a definitive list of 110 cocktails, complete with recipes, even old ads. Find out how to equip a well-stocked bar. . .then entertain your guests by telling them how Trader Vic created the Mai Tai. "...catch a whiff of...old-fashioned American style in a...volume, nearly square, which, like the drinks it describes, a little of this combined with a little of that and presented with a flourish...cleverly chosen period posters and illustrations..."—The New York Times. 192 pages (all in color), 4 1/2 X 7.

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ISBN-13:
9781402739101
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Edition description:
Leatherbound
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.84(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.94(d)

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