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Complete Home Bartender's Guide: 780 Recipes for the Perfect Drinkby Salvatore Calabrese
Synopses & Reviews
Expect this book to soar to the top of the bestseller list in its field with the most complete coverage of the subject anywhere, from the glass to use, the ice to mix to the garnish to finish it perfectly!
Start with a world-renowned expert's unequalled instructions for preparing virtually any cocktail anyone might ask for.
Add the essential facts of bartending with a professional's master guidance for hosting any gathering in the perfect atmosphere.
Pour in an encyclopedic collection of information about every drink, including brandy, gin, rum, tequila, and vodka; whiskey and bourbon; champagne and wine; bitters and other spirits; punches, cups, and eggnogs; liqueurs and shooters; hot drinks and nonalcoholic drinks.
Mix with Calabrese's recipes for 780 of his personal favorites, from old classics like Negroni, Bellini, and Sidecar, to new and exotic modern reinventions like Cosmopolitan and Apple Martini. And that leaves 775 more to choose from. Stir in hours of fascinating insider tales about how all the classic drinks came to be, the romance of the drink, and glorious photos and art of a sparkling visual history.
. Live-action pictorials of techniques such as shaking, floating, layering, muddling, blending
. Thirst-inciting color photos that display drinks at their most elegant
. Easy-to remember icons symbolizing each type of glass to use in every situation
. Concealed spiral binding that lays flat so you can follow recipes with your hands free
. Hard-cover edition jam-packed with 256 information-filled pages at an amazing value price
It's the only bartender's guide you'll ever need. Even the right ice cubes are noted!
Start with a world-renowned experts 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 Calabreses recipes for 780 favorites and new recipes, from classic Negronis to contemporary Cosmopolitans.
From classic Negronis to contemporary Cosmopolitans, this guide, with concealed lay-flat spiral binding, features 780 drinks as well as: live-action pictorials of techniques such as shaking, floating, layering, muddling and blending; and colour photographs of drinks at their most elegant.
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.
Salvatore Calabrese is one of the world's foremost cocktail expertsand#8212;and now his bestselling guide is thoroughly revised and updated! It features loads of new images, newly uncovered historical tidbits, and up-to-the-minute information on cocktail trends, tastes, and techniques. Fifty new recipes include long-buried favorites like the turn-of-the-century New Orleans classic Absinthe Suissesse, along with DIYs for essential cocktail ingredients and advice on throwing the best cocktail parties ever.
Salvatore and#8220;The Maestroand#8221; Calabrese is one of the world's foremost cocktail expertsand#8212;and drinks lovers will salut this expanded version of his classic guide. The New York Times called the original edition "a must-have," and now it contains even more: new chapters and loads of new images; up-to-the-minute information on the most exciting cocktail trends, tastes, and techniques; and newly uncovered historical tidbits (like the true origin of the Bloody Mary). Fifty new recipes include long-buried favorites like the turn-of-the-century New Orleans classic Absinthe Suissesse, a barrel-aged Blood and Sand, and the Prohibition-era The Angel's Tit. This elegant volume also includes DIYs for essential cocktail ingredients like Velvet Falernum, recipes for flavored syrups and homemade shrubs, and advice on throwing the very best at-home cocktail parties ever.
This beautifully illustrated edition of the home-bartending bible by world-renowned bartender Salvatore Calabrese includes 50 new recipes along with instructions for preparing virtually any cocktail. With encyclopedic information about every liquor, here are 830 of Salvatore's personal favorites, from classics like the Negroni to exotic modern reinventions like the Cosmopolitan. Stir in a sparkling blend of insider info and gorgeous color photos, garnish with live-action pictorials of dozens of techniques, and you've got everything necessary to become a master of mixology.
About the Author
Salvatore Calabrese is an international award-winning expert on cocktails. From his position as bar manager of the Library Bar at the prestigious Lanesborough Hotel at London's Hyde Park Corner, Calabrese has been elected Vice President of the Bartender's Guild of the United Kingdom. Among his many awards are The Campari Bartender of the Year, winner of the Lea & Perrins International Healthy Cocktails Competition, and holder of the Chevalerie du Verre Galant and the Chevalier l'Ordre des Côteaux de Champagne.
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