Dr. Cocktail: 50 Spirited Infusions to Stimulate the Mind and Body

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Organic chemist and master mixologist Alex Ott distills his homeopathic and flavor-pairing expertise into delectable, mood-altering cocktails for every occasion. Want to relieve stress, boost energy, or just make an amazing drink? Dr. Cocktail has your fix.

Dr. Cocktail features 50 spirited infusions designed to stimulate your mind and body—or just impress your date. In addition to spirits, the author uses natural, accessible ingredients such as fresh fruit, herbs, and spices. ...

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Overview

Organic chemist and master mixologist Alex Ott distills his homeopathic and flavor-pairing expertise into delectable, mood-altering cocktails for every occasion. Want to relieve stress, boost energy, or just make an amazing drink? Dr. Cocktail has your fix.

Dr. Cocktail features 50 spirited infusions designed to stimulate your mind and body—or just impress your date. In addition to spirits, the author uses natural, accessible ingredients such as fresh fruit, herbs, and spices. Examples include lavender and chamomile to fight insomnia; damiana tea for libido boost; and fennel-and-lemon infusions to reduce stress. Even if you’d like a perfect cocktail without the alcohol, there are some spirits free drinks, making this book suitable for most every occasion or condition.

Set up in an easy-to-follow format, Dr. Cocktail is perfect for casual social occasions and also provides a collection of intriguing new concoctions for professional mixologists. Fully illustrated with color photography, this is a beautiful and unique book of cocktails that readers will turn to again and again.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762445684
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 645,416
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Alex Ott, or the “Sorcerer of Shaken and Stirred” as dubbed by The New York Times (March 2011), is an organic chemist and master mixologist who has created cocktail menus for some of the best-known restaurants and bars in New York, Los Angeles, and Paris. He is a brand ambassador for Svedka Vodka, New Amsterdam Gin, Moet Hennessy, and Ecco Domani. On the opposite end of the spectrum, Alex has worked with the brand Mercy to concoct the ultimate hangover cure drink. NASA employs the mixologist’s services in the making of space beverages. Alex is also a certified scent alchemist who has concocted cologne fragrances for Tom Ford. This is his first book.
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Table of Contents


Table of Contents
About Alex
Your Guide to Dr. Cocktail
Appetizing Libations
Anti-Stress Cocktails & Mental-Health Elixirs
Drinking the Fountain of Youth
Aphrodisiacs & Magic Tinctures
Uppers, Disco Drinks, & Life Savers
Liquid Bedtime Stories & Relaxing Elixirs
Healing Juices
Hangover Cures & Responsible Revelry
Memory-Evoking Elixirs
For Those Who Haven’t Had Enough Yet
Essential Party Tips & Batch Recipes
Formulas for Metric Conversions
References
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