The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide: 1,000 Drink Recipes, Definitions, and Bartending Know-How

The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide: 1,000 Drink Recipes, Definitions, and Bartending Know-How

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The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide: 1,000 Drink Recipes, Definitions, and Bartending Know-How by Sharon Tyler Herbst, Ron Herbst

What's a Dirty Martini? How do you pronounce Cuarenta Y Tres? Which glass do you use for a Stinger? How did the Margarita get its name?

Answers to these questions and thousands more can be found in The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide, a one-stop, user-friendly cocktail guide featuring more than 1,000 drink recipes and 600 definitions for cocktail-related terms.

The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide offers a unique blend of features, including:

Definitions of over 600 cocktail- and drink-related terms, including liqueurs, types of drinks, cocktail jargon, and the etymology of drinks like the Martini and the Fuzzy Navel, all organized in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format with sound-out phonetics.
Drink recipes for more than 1,000 cocktails for every season and occasion.  Each recipe is complete with a graphic showing the appropriate glass to use.
Ideas on how to make sure guests have a great time while encouraging responsible drinking.
Tips on everything from stocking a home bar to choosing the right glassware, plus loads of professional bartending tricks and shortcuts for creating the perfect cocktail.
Humor through anecdotes, toasts, and quotes from the famous and infamous.
Four indexes that make finding the listing you want a snap!

Accessible, fun, hip, and written in the Herbsts' inimitable style, The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide deserves a place at every home and professional bar.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780767901970
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst are the authors of the bestselling Wine Lover's Companion.  Sharon is the award-winning author of twelve books on food and wine, and the foremost writer of culinary reference books, including the bestselling Food Lover's Companion and Food Lover's Tiptionary.

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The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide: 1,000 Drink Recipes, Definitions, and Bartending Know-How 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I bought this book as a gift for my friend, who is a cocktail enthuasist. He loved it. It has everything you need to know about how to make the perfect drink, to toasts to make, to the correct glass for every drink. Totally Fabulous!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
i found this book informative and easy to read and packed with plenty of knowdledge i would reccomend anyone interested in professional bartending to purchace a copy for there bar ideal for beginner to professional
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