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American Cocktail: 50 Recipes That Celebrate the Craft of Mixing Drinks from Coast Tocoastby Karen Foley
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France has wine, Germany's got beer, but America is the land of the cocktail. And cocktail culture is flourishing with bartenders across America combining local, artisanal, and homemade ingredients to create drinks with complex layers of flavor. From the editors of Imbibe Magazine comes this unique book filled with 50 favorites from some of the best bartenders coast to coast offering modern twists on classic drinks, plus all-new creations, complete with a look into each recipe's inception and unique ingredients. Whether it's a marionberry bramble from Jeffrey Morgenthaler in Portland, Oregon, or a strawberry julep from Jenni Pittman Louisville, Kentucky, or an apple-based cocktail from Jim Meehan in New York City, the cocktails that define the American landscape are deliciously diverse. Consider this book your personal cross-country tour of America's most intriguing regional cocktail flavors, traditions and stories.
France has wine, Germany s got beer, but America is the land of the cocktail. And cocktail culture is flourishing with mixologists wherever you live combining local, artisanal, and homemade ingredients to concoct drinks with complex layers of flavor. Fifty favorites from the best bartenders coast to coast offer modern twists on heritage drinks, plus all-new creations, complete with glimpses into each one s inception and unique ingredients. This cocktail guide is perfect for mixed drink aficionados, home entertainers, and anyone who enjoys unwinding with a choice beverage after a long day.
About the Author
From wine, spirits and beer to coffee and tea, Imbibe celebrates the world in a glass. On the website (imbibemagazine.com) and in every issue of the award-winning magazine, Imbibe features the world's top drink destinations, recipes and in-depth stories exploring the fascinating people, places and flavors of liquid culture.
Sheri Giblin is a San Francisco-based photographer.
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