By Anthony Dias Blue
With greater than a hundred new recipes for cocktails, combined beverages, and nonalcoholic drinks, this revised version of Anthony Dias Blue's vintage consultant fills us in on what we have to know:
- How to inventory a bar, directory alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks by way of possible frequency of use.
Organized through spirit, every one bankruptcy is brought via an obtainable and eloquent essay. detect greater than 1,000 recipes for cocktails, labeled by way of Classics, inventive Concoctions, Signature beverages, and Tropical beverages -- every thing from the preferred Martini and the Coco Loco to dealer Vic's West Indies Punch, a Midori bitter, and a Velvet Hammer.
Whether unique, bartending, or just stress-free with a favourite drink, this is often the must-have bar book.
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