Synopses & Reviews
Martinis, cocktails, shots and shooters, hot drinks and coolers, mind-erasers, and even luscious alcohol-free libations: with this hugely delicious collection, anyone can become a mix-master par excellence! The 10,000 tempting recipes feature everything from champagne- and wine-based drinks to beer, liquor-infused coffees, and iced-teas. Some come blended and frozen; others have distinct layers of ingredients that offer an array of flavor sensations. Capture the taste of the Islands with a Barbados Planters Punch; go X-rated with a Kiss Down Under; or enjoy a dramatic flaming Fiery Blue Mustang. In addition to the drinks, the guide includes a complete rundown of bartending techniques, a list of must-have equipment, advice on stocking a bar, and a glossary of every drink type youand#8217;ll need to know.
Sexy, delicious, and fun: Cosmo's luscious cocktail recipes are now in our popular card format! Choose from 106 delectable drinks, each displayed in a mouthwatering photo along with tips and hot “Conversation Starters” (“Guess why this one's called a Naughty Schoolgirl?”) that will turn any reader into an irresistible mixologist.
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 and Perrins International Healthy Cocktails Competition, and holder of the Chevalerie du Verre Galant and the Chevalier l'Ordre des Cand#244;teaux de Champagne.