Over 40 of the Best Cocktails for Serious Vodka Lovers
Author: Dan Jones
Publisher: Hardie Grant
When it comes to boozy beverages, vodka is the undisputed king. From the Bloody Mary to the Moscow Mule, vodka is the alcoholic chameleon that is the base of the many of the world's most beloved cocktails. In Vodka: Shake, Muddle, Stir, Dan Jones introduces readers to some fun and classy ways to consume this cherished tipple. Starting with the basic kit for your home bar, and following with the best vodka-makers on the planet, you'll be shopping for your bartending tools like a pro. With more Martini and Cosmopolitan recipes than you can shake a cocktail shaker at, as well as a glut of amazing cocktails you have never even heard of, this is a collection that will enhance your drink repertoire forever.
Whether it's lively with citrus, or chilled to frosty perfection, nothing beats a perfectly mixed cocktail -- served in the right glass, at the right time, your signature drink can lift any mood. In The Ultimate Book of Cocktails, Dan Jones shows you how to turn out drinks like a pro with 100 of his best-loved concoctions. Loaded with all the essential know-how, including the basic kit for your home bar, and recipes for homemade syrups, sours and infusions, discover how to make classics like an Old Fashioned, Vodka Martini or the perfect Gin & Tonic to more adventurous mixeds such as The Rattlesnake, Rhubarb Mojito or the Pomegranate Sour. Featuring all the top spirit bases including gin, rum, vodka, tequila and everything in-between, alongside top tricks of the trade The Ultimate Book of Cocktails is an indispensable guide to making simple, delicious and highly creative cocktails from scratch.
creating a great drink will never go out of fashion - this is the guide that will ensure that you will shake, stir or muddle a perfect drink every time! * how to muddle, shake and stir * recipes for over 300 martini's if you have ever wondered how to flavour vodkas, this is the book you need!
10,000 New & Classic Cocktail Recipes - The Only Drink Book You Will Ever Need
Author: Dennis Wildberger
Publisher: Dennis Wildberger
NEW & REDESIGNED FOR 2019! This is the only drink book that you will ever need. Inside it's pages are 10,000 NEW and CLASSIC Recipes for Cocktails, Shooters, Martinis, Frozen Drinks, Mixers, Hi-Balls and Hot Drinks. Every recipe includes specific ingredients, measurements and instructions in Easy-To-Read Form. Written and compiled by Dennis A. Wildberger, a master bartender with more than 25 years in the restaurant and nightclub business. In addition to this remarkable collection of recipes, sections include maintaining bar equipment, proper glassware, basic bar ingredients, "Building the Perfect Cocktail", and so much more. "The Ultimate Drink Directory" will replace every other bartender guide currently on your bookshelf!
Start with a world-renowned expert's unequalled instructions for preparing virtually any cocktail. Pour in an encyclopedia of information about every drink, from gin and rum to champagne and wine to punches and a barful more. Mix with Calabrese's recipes for 780 favorites and new recipes, from classic Negronis to contemporary Cosmopolitans.
The 7th edition of a book that is widely regarded by members of the drinks industry as the most complete and authoritative cocktail publication available. It contains 2,250 easy to follow cocktail recipes, each accompanied by a colour photograph. It also includes detailed instructions for beginners, tips for bar professionals, reviews of the top 100 international bars and a history of the cocktail.
500 Signature Drinks from the World's Best Bars and Bartenders
Author: Tom Sandham
Publisher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
World's Best Cocktails is an exciting global journey, providing the secrets to successful cocktail making, their history and provenance, and where to seek out the world’s best bars and bartenders, from London to Long Island and beyond. Cocktail and liquor connoisseur Tom Sandham provides a comprehensive appraisal of global cocktail culture, highlighting the trends and techniques that make the finest drinks popular in their native climes and across the world. Cocktail lovers will appreciate personal tips from key bartenders such as Jim Meehan and Dale de Groff in New York and Tony Conigliaro and Salvatore Calabrese in London, while cutting-edge recent award winners point to the future with their new daring flavor combinations. At last, discerning drinkers can learn more about what to drink and where, then bring back their coolest cocktail experiences to enjoy at home.
Make and serve drinks like a pro This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 5th Edition also provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to know how to serve cocktails professionally, for themselves, or for their guests. Detailed information on how to properly stock a bar with the latest and greatest glassware and tools Expanded coverage on making exotic frozen/blended specialties and specialty coffees Experimenting with the new flavor/buzz in Bourbons and Scotches: honey The latest flavored rums, gins, ryes, and of course vodkas (buttered, waffle, sherbet, and marshmallow flavored are just a few new editions) New coverage devoted to craft distillers Fun, new ways to garnish drinks (even flaming options), rim, and serve drinks like a master mixologist Tips on creating unique punches and even non-alcoholic drinks The latest tips and advice on curing hangovers and hiccups If you're interested in crafting traditional or modern cocktails, Bartending For Dummies has you covered.
Bartending For Dummies and Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies
Author: Ray Foley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Two complete eBooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this Bartender’s bundle brings together two entertaining titles in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following two titles: Bartending For Dummies, 4th Edition This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 4th Edition also provides detailed information on how to properly stock a bar, including the latest glassware and mixers . Featuring expanded coverage on making exotic frozen/blended specialties, specialty coffees, and hot toddies, this title is a must-have for any mixologist. Features helpful information about experimenting with the latest flavored rums and vodkas including apple, blackberry, blueberry, cherry, grape, mango, and watermelon are included. The latest tips and advice on curing hangovers and hiccups are listed as well. New recipes covering the hottest shooters such as After Five, Candy Corn, Jelly Bean, and more. Plus, A new section on festive holiday cocktails such as the Grinch and Candy Cane Martini Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies Would you like to better appreciate fine distilled spirits? Whiskey and the Scottish whisky? This friendly book tells you as it reveals where the first whiskeys or dark spirits originated and how they came to the United States. It also explores the origins of clear spirits and the different varieties of each. You’ll compare American and European vodkas, see how to make the new and improved all-purpose Martini, and follow the spread of flavored rums across the globe. A slew of sidebars give you fascinating tidbits of information about these spirits. You’ll also discover how to become a sophisticated taster, shop for the best spirits, select the right mixers, and use spirits in cooking. Plus, you’ll get learn how to make ten classic cocktails and choose and taste cordials and liqueurs. This thorough guide also features recipes for cooking with spirits, offering menu choices such as entrees, vegetables, and desserts that all include at least one type of spirit. Complete with an appendix of craft distillers across the United States, Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies will give you the knowledge and hands-on guidance you need to become a connoisseur of such greats as fine Scotch, Bourbon, and Cognac in no time! About the Author of Bartending For Dummies, 4th Edition Ray Foley is the founder and publisher of Bartender Magazine whose readership exceeds 100,000. His Web site, bartender.com, generates over 1 million hits per month. A professional bartender for more than twenty years, he is the founder of the "Bartender Hall of Fame." About the Author of Whisky & Spirits For Dummies Perry Luntz has been involved in one way or another with the beverage alcohol business most of his adult life. For more than 20 years he has been publisher and editor of Beverage Alcohol Market Report, an international e-letter for marketing executives in beer, wine, and spirits. He served as Director of Marketing Communications for Seagram Distillers for a decade, worked on the creative side of several advertising agencies, including a spell as a creative director of a Young s B-to-B Internet site.
As a scene-scoping, style-setting, modern magazine, Food & Wine always keeps tabs on the trendiest nightlife. These 150 cocktails are the ones making a sensation in the hippest eateries and bars throughout the nation, the drinks bartenders get asked for again and again. And mix-masters won’t find better recipes for traditional favorites. Each chapter focuses on a particular spirit type, and every page highlights one special cocktail, along with a description of the establishment that provided the recipe, its address and phone number, and behind-the-scenes anecdotes. Plus, there’s lots of exciting new material, including a refreshed spirits lexicon and, for the first time, a super party planner with suggestions for libations, snacks, and even iPod playlists. And, you’ll find lists of essential addresses for mixologists, stores that carry essential bar tools, fun websites, and a box focusing just on ice. The back of the book also now features a special guide with icons that say if a place has a destination bartender, a great chef, live music, or a late night scene.