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101 fun and fruity cocktails for chilling out by the beach
Whether you're on the islands or in the backyard, there's nothing like a cold, refreshing tropical cocktail for cooling down on a hot summer day. In this new addition to the popular 101 Cocktails series, Kim Haasarud offers the ultimate cocktail guide for summertime entertaining with classic tropical cocktails and plenty of new creations.
Inside, you'll find traditional piand#241;a coladas and mai tais, plenty of refreshing punch bowl drinks, and classic cocktails remade with modern twists, like the Guava Basil Cooler or the Blackberry-Pineapple Sidecar. Like the other books in the series, the recipes here are focused on using fresh fruit and herbs to create thrilling flavors.
- Includes 101 recipes illustrated with brilliant four-color photographs throughout
- Features recipes that emphasize fresh fruit and herbs, as well as inventive tweaks on classic tropical drinks
- Perfect for summertime get-togethers, backyard barbecues, beach parties, and any other hot time
Even if you can't make it to a tropical island, you can turn any hot-weather occasion into a roaring good time with 101 Tropical Drinks.
"The newest installment of the 101 Cocktails series will stir up visions of sandy beaches with its icy collection of tropical drinks from a famous mixologist. Turn here for classic cocktails with a savory twist and flaming punch bowls big enough for a whole family, all inspired by fresh market ingredients."
- Food Network.com
Discusses bar equipment, glasses, garnishes, and various spirits and liqueurs.
Listed in alphabetical order by ingredient and indexed by the name of the drink, here are 1001 recipes for making any drink your guests could possibly think of. From the classics to little-known concoctions, plus non-alcoholic beverages, The Bartender's Bible has them all. Illustrated.
If you've ever wondered whether to shake or stir a proper Martini, or what to do with those three bottles of flavored liqueurs gathering dust in your liquor cabinet, you will find the answer in The Bartender's Bible,
the essential bartending companion created for both professional and home use.
Encyclopedia in scope, The Bartender's Bible includes all the information required to stock and equip your bar, recipes for over a thousand mixed drinks, and guidelines for how to best serve up your creations. Clear, simple instructions and a special lie-flat binding make the book easy to use; thorough cross-indexing makes any recipe easy to find.
The Bartender's Bible includesspecial chapters on "The Classics," such as the Martini and the Bloody Mary, with intriguing variations of each; "Tropical Drinks," from the Mai Tai and the Piña Colada to a host of exotic Daiquiris; and "Party Punches," for large gatherings. Extensive chapters on wine drinks, beer drinks, hot drinks, and nonalcoholic drinks round out the most thoruogh and thoruoghly accessible bartending guide ever created.
The latest book in our successful 101 Cocktails series--great drinks for summertime entertaining.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
About the Author
Kim Haasarud is the founder of Liquid Architecture (Liquid-Architecture.com), a beverage consulting firm that creates specialty cocktails for clients such as the Four Seasons Maui, Wyndham Worldwide Hotels, Moet Hennessy, and SKYY Spirits. She conceives her signature cocktails much as an Alice Waters or a Wolfgang Puck would create a specialty dish, taking inspiration from market-fresh, high-quality ingredients. Her cocktails have appeared in publications ranging from the Wall Street Journal to Wine Enthusiast to Cosmopolitan.