Synopses & Reviews
World-renowned spirits and beer authority Michael Jackson provides the quintessential recipes for more than 250 cocktails, from the Aberdeen Angus to the Zombie, from the perfect Manhattan to the classic Pina Colada. Jackson describes the content, origin, and character of each drink and its ingredients, as well as the best way to serve it. With complete descriptions of bartending equipment and its uses, it’s the barside companion every cocktail aficionado needs. Michael Jackson’s award-winning drink books have sold more than 2 million copies and have established him as the world’s foremost expert on beer and whisky.
World-renowned spirits and beer authority Jackson provides the quintessential recipes for more than 250 cocktails, describing the content, origin, and character of each drink and its ingredients, as well as the best way to serve it.
About the Author
As the world’s bestselling writer on whiskey, Michael Jackson needs no introduction. He was renowned for his pithy wisdom and a remarkable ability to evoke aromas and flavors. Jackson wrote many books on this subject and won many awards, including the André Simon Award and the 1999 Glenfiddich Drinks Writer of the Year. He was twice honored by Malt Advocate Magazine as “Industry Leader of the Year” and elected the first chairman of the Guild of Beer writers in France, Germany, and Belgium. He also contributed to a variety of publications, including The Independent and Whisky Magazine. He passed away in 2007.