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How to Mix Drinks or the Bon Vivant's Companion: The Original Cocktail Guide (Hesperus Classics)

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First published in 1862, this seminal work in bartending marks the first time many of today's classics were recorded in print. Collected here by Jerry Thomas—Americas most famous bartender—are dozens of cocktail recipes, from old standards to mixes invented by Thomas himself, including his trademark drink, The Blue Blazer. Guides for mixing drinks of all categories—including sours, fizzes, and highballs—are included along with instructions on using various bartending tools, from jiggers to ponies and beyond. With a glossary to help all bon vivants remember their demijohns from their drachms, this is a nostalgic and delicious homage to a drinking era that is gone but not forgotten.

About the Author

Jerry Thomas (1830–1885) is considered "the father of American mixology" because of his pioneering work in popularizing cocktails and in establishing showmanship and creativity as part of bartending. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843911982
Author:
Thomas, Jerry
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Subject:
Beverages - Bartending
Subject:
Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Bartending and Liquor
Subject:
Bartending
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Hesperus Classics
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 0.6 in 0.46 lb

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