How to Mix Drinks or The Bon Vivant's Companion: The Bartender's Guide

How to Mix Drinks or The Bon Vivant's Companion: The Bartender's Guide

by Jerry Thomas
     
 

First published in 1862, this seminal work in bartending was the first drink book ever published in the United States. Collected here by Jerry Thomas—America’s most famous bartender—are dozens of cocktail recipes, from old standards to mixes invented by Thomas himself, including his trademark drink, The Blue Blazer. Guides for mixing drinks of all

Overview

First published in 1862, this seminal work in bartending was the first drink book ever published in the United States. Collected here by Jerry Thomas—America’s most famous bartender—are dozens of cocktail recipes, from old standards to mixes invented by Thomas himself, including his trademark drink, The Blue Blazer. Guides for mixing drinks of all categories—including sours, fizzes, and highballs—are included along with instructions on using various bartending tools, from jiggers to ponies and beyond. This is a nostalgic and delicious homage to a drinking era that is gone but not forgotten.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843911876
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Jerry Thomas (1830–1885) is considered “the father of American mixology.”

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