Cocktail: The Drinks Bible for the 21st Century

Cocktail: The Drinks Bible for the 21st Century

by Paul Harrington, Laura Morehead, Laura Moorhead
     
 
The 1990's cocktail comeback is headiest among the twentysomethings who made the movie "Swingers" a hit and were profiled in Esquire's "Cocktail Culture" cover story. Paul Harrington slakes the growing thirst for mixology at Wired's Cocktail Web site (www.cocktailtime.com), which draws over 250,000 hits a month and has more than 40,000 readers

Overview

The 1990's cocktail comeback is headiest among the twentysomethings who made the movie "Swingers" a hit and were profiled in Esquire's "Cocktail Culture" cover story. Paul Harrington slakes the growing thirst for mixology at Wired's Cocktail Web site (www.cocktailtime.com), which draws over 250,000 hits a month and has more than 40,000 readers. Now this specialist bartender (known to his fans as "The Alchemist") has put all his wit, wisdom, and know-how into a book that's as cool as it's compendious -- from James Bond's classic Vesper to the Monkey Gland and the Police Gazette. Starting with full coverage of basic essentials from glassware to garnishes, Cocktail: The Drinks Bible for the 21st Century goes on to feature everything you need to know about sixty-four classic cocktails, illustrated with four-color spreads and over three hundred additional drink recipes. Find out what turns a Martini into a Bull's Eye, whether to serve a Mint Julep over shaved or crushed ice, and the true genesis of the Moscow Mule and the feisty, hard-to-get Nicky Finn. Snappy, classy, and spectacularly packaged, Cocktail is the book for bar, cocktail table, and party gift-giving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780670880225
Publisher:
Viking Penguin
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 6.32(h) x 0.76(d)

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