Even if you don't know your swizzles from your shooters, you'll be mixing cocktails like a pro in no time with The Everything Bartender's Book, 2nd Edition. Designed for mixologists of every skill level, this behind-the-bar hand' boasts more than 700 recipes for shots, cordials, and punches along with classic, mixed, coffee and hot, blended, and nonalcoholic drinks. You'll also learn how to: Master bartending basics; Choose and use glassware, mixers, and tools; Deal with unruly imbibers; Cure nasty hangovers; Wow 'em with bar tricks and jokes; The history of the cocktail: A brief history of wine, champagne, beer and all the liquors. Completely revised, updated, and reorganized for easy reference, The Everything Bartender's Book, 2nd Edition reveals the secrets that every great bartender knows. So don your bartender's apron with confidence and say, "The bar is open!"