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Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition: A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations from Bygone Eras

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Publisher Comments:

"The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind." Humphrey Bogart

At last, here's your excuse to catch up. Introducing Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition, a compendium of long-forgotten libations due for a revival. Culled from ancient times through the 1960s, these delectable vintage cocktails are by turns fizzy and silken, sweet and tart, lethal and prim. Some of them are absurd, several are sentimental, while others are outright scandalous. They include:

  • Angel's Tit — Guaranteed to shock goody-goodies
  • Du Barry — To get your mistress into the mood
  • Green-Eyed Monster — To serve to frenemies
  • Monkey Gland — An unlikely fountain of youth
  • Runt's Ambition — Serve this to men with Napoleon Complex

Throughout this illustrated tome, Lesley M. M. Blume divulges colorful cocktail history and barroom wisdom alongside one hundred and forty-four recipes that will delight aperitif aficionados for years to come. Whether you're toasting to an unexpected windfall, treating a malediction, or simply need an occasion to let your hair down, Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition has the bevvy for you.

Synopsis:

Sidle up to the bar and enjoy yesteryear's classic and forgotten cocktails with the author of Let's Bring Back. Throughout this illustrated compendium of the most nostalgic, surprising, delicious, and sometimes outrageous drinks in barroom history, Lesley M. M. Blume imparts classic cocktail wisdom with a wink — from glasses and garnishes to stylish sipping and the lost language of saloons — alongside 100 recipes that are due for a comeback. Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition offers plenty of opportunities to raise a glass in salute to the great mixers and drinkers of days gone by.

About the Author

Lesley M. M. Blume is a journalist, writer, and cultural observer based in New York City, and has covered fashion, media, and culture for a wide variety of publications, from the Wall Street Journal to Vogue. She is also the Huffington Post's contributing style editor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452108261
Author:
Blume, Lesley M. M.
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Wines of the World
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

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"Synopsis" by , Sidle up to the bar and enjoy yesteryear's classic and forgotten cocktails with the author of Let's Bring Back. Throughout this illustrated compendium of the most nostalgic, surprising, delicious, and sometimes outrageous drinks in barroom history, Lesley M. M. Blume imparts classic cocktail wisdom with a wink — from glasses and garnishes to stylish sipping and the lost language of saloons — alongside 100 recipes that are due for a comeback. Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition offers plenty of opportunities to raise a glass in salute to the great mixers and drinkers of days gone by.
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