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Difford's Encyclopedia of Cocktails: 2600 Recipes

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Publisher Comments:

The most complete and authoritative cocktail encyclopedia ever published.

Simon Difford has earned a huge and loyal international following in professional bartending circles, and discerning drinkers, amateur mixologists and professional bartenders will find this new edition of his cocktail guide to be an indispensable reference.

Practical and inspiring, this book contains 2600 recipes from the traditional to the new and inventive. Each easy-to-follow recipe has a color photograph of the assembled drink in its assigned glass, ingredient measures, directions, garnish, variations, plus fascinating information on the cocktail's origin. Difford even grades each drink from (rarely) disgusting to delicious.

The book includes:

An A to Z recipe directoryDetailed instructions for beginners, including all the basic skillsRecommendations for the best equipmentA directory of glass typesThe 14 key alcoholic ingredients, which make a minimum of 450 cocktailsThe 9 essential juices and mixersThe 18 essential refrigerator and cupboard staplesAn index of ingredients and the cocktails they are used in The top 100 great cocktail bars of the world.

Book News Annotation:

The 2600 alphabetically arranged entries in this bar reference provide a color photo of the cocktail along with its ingredient list, preparation method, and origin, if known. The ingredients appendix reviews the history of recommended liqueurs and describes their flavors. Previously published as Difford's guide to cocktails #7, the eighth edition adds 400 cocktails and amends many recipes. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The most complete and authoritative cocktail encyclopedia ever published.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781554075010
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Author:
Difford, Simon
Subject:
Beverages - Bartending
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Cocktails
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Bartending and Liquor
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
491
Dimensions:
10.20x7.80x1.50 in. 4.40 lbs.

Related Subjects

Cooking and Food » Beverages » Bartending and Liquor
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