Mr. Boston: Summer Cocktails

Overview

The go-to resource for bartenders since the repeal ofProhibition, Mr. Boston puts the expertise of world-classmixologists at your fingertips. Now, in Mr. Boston SummerCocktails, America's favorite drink-mixing guide helps you cooldown your hot summertime get-togethers with more than 100revitalizing cocktail recipes.

Packed with mouthwatering photography, Mr. Boston SummerCocktails offers a bounty of ideas for cool cocktails for backyardbarbecues, pool parties, or intimate summer...

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Overview

The go-to resource for bartenders since the repeal ofProhibition, Mr. Boston puts the expertise of world-classmixologists at your fingertips. Now, in Mr. Boston SummerCocktails, America's favorite drink-mixing guide helps you cooldown your hot summertime get-togethers with more than 100revitalizing cocktail recipes.

Packed with mouthwatering photography, Mr. Boston SummerCocktails offers a bounty of ideas for cool cocktails for backyardbarbecues, pool parties, or intimate summer dinners. Perfect fortaking advantage of the season's bounty, these recipes have beencarefully composed with Mr. Boston's trademark dedication andattention to the purity and flavor of fresh ingredients.

Chill out with a wide range of icy cool and refreshing recipesthat include:

  • Drinks made with fresh seasonal fruits and produce like theBrazilian Raspberry Rickey
  • Delicious herb-infused creations like the Rude Sage Cosmo
  • Classic dinner-party cocktails like the Casino Royale
  • Fruity tropical delights like the mango-based El Manguita
  • And crowd-pleasing party punches like Tropical White Sangria

"Trade Secrets" throughout the book reveal professionaltechniques for preparing and serving the perfect drink and forhosting unforgettable celebrations—like how to properly muddleyour fruits and herbs or how to pick affordable substitutes forpricey or hard-to-find liquors and liqueurs.

So hit the fresh market, shave some ice, and break out yourcocktail shaker—with top-shelf advice from Mr. Boston, you'llbe the hot-weather host with the most.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470184899
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/26/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 502,328
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mr. Boston is part of the Sazerac Company and hasbeen a widely recognized name in the bartending world for more thanseventy years.

Anthony Giglio is the author of three editions of Mr.Boston, Cocktails in New York, and Food & Wine Magazine's WineGuide 2009. He is the wine correspondent for CBS News Radio andguest host of Boston radio's daily "Connoisseur's Corner" winereport. He also teaches at the De Gustibus Cooking School at Macy'sHerald Square, organizes corporate tastings, and leads wine toursof Italy.

Jim Meehan's career behind the bar spans fourteen years,from Madison, Wisconsin, to New York City. He compiled the latestrecipes for Mr. Boston and Food & Wine's annualcocktail book, and he writes a monthly column for SommelierJournal. He is a managing partner of PDT, a cocktail lounge inManhattan's East Village.

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Table of Contents

WELCOME!

CONTRIBUTORS.

EQUIPMENT.

GLASSWARE.

TECHNIQUES.

HOW MANY DRINKS PER BOTTLE?

FRESH DIRECT.

AND GOOD FOR YOU, TOO!

BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER.

TALL, DARK, AND TROPICAL.

PUNCH IT UP.

MEASURES.

INDEX.

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