Synopses & Reviews
'A new beverage is the pride of the Bartender, and its appreciation and adoption his crowning glory.' Written in 1887, Jerry Thomas's seminal bartender's manual is the definitive guide to cocktails for professionals and enthusiastic amateurs alike. Thomas, described as the 'father of American mixology', provides the reader with clear and engaging instructions on how to mix a range of popular and more obscure cocktails, with recipes from America, Britain, France, Italy and Russia. From the Spread Eagle Punch to the mint julep, and from White Tiger's Milk to the Champagne Cup, you will discover all manner of creations to suit any occasion, enabling you to become the ultimate party host.