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A Visual Guide to Drink
A Visual Guide to Drink
Hardcover      ISBN: 159240930x
An imbiber’s delight and the first book from the meticulous minds at Pop Chart Lab. Pop Chart Lab was founded in 2010 by a book editor and a designer, with the modest goal of rendering all of human experience in chart form. Since then they’ve charted a wide array of cultural touchstones—everything from the syntax of rapper names to the history of basketball uniforms to a taxonomy of whiskeys from around the world. A Visual Guide to Drink is Pop Chart Lab’s comprehensive volume of its most important topics in graphical form: beer, wine, and spirits. Infographically representing everything from the very many varieties of beer and the vessels to drink them out of, to the cocktails of choice of film and literature’s copious consumers, A Visual Guide to Drink maps, graphs, and charts the history, geography, and culture of the world’s very favorite pastime. The domestic beer-drinking novice and whiskey aficionado alike will relish in the breadth and depth of information presented—from an incredibly detailed map of the wine regions of France to the perfectly practical charted cocktail recipes—as well as the company’s trademark clean and elegant design. The definitive guide to informative imbibing,A Visual Guide to Drink is a fun, functional, and beautiful concoction of data and design that is sure to inspire delight in readers (and drinkers) everywhere.
The Canon Cocktail Book: Recipes from the Award-winning Bar
The Canon Cocktail Book
Recipes from the Award-winning Bar
Hardcover      ISBN: 054463103x
A first book from the internationally acclaimed and award-winning bar shares 100 cocktail recipes that range from adaptations of classics to original house drinks and is complemented by tips and formulas for cocktails, syrups and infusions as well as business insights for managing a successful bar. 25,000 first printing.
The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, With 500 Recipes
The Craft of the Cocktail
Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, With 500 Recipes
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0609608754
Offers five hundred recipes for classic and original cocktails, includes advice on how to set up a bar and use the correct techniques and tools, and discusses the history and development of mixed drinks.
Day Drinking: 50 Cocktails for a Mellow Buzz
Day Drinking
50 Cocktails for a Mellow Buzz
Paperback      ISBN: 0761193200
"Which of these situations would not be greatly improved by a delicious cocktail? A wedding or baby shower. A leisurely catch-up with a friend. Family reunion, complete with games. Long, idle afternoon at the beach, or the unexpected excitement of a snowday. Obviously the answer is none, which may be why the newest trend in drinking is the low-alcohol cocktail, that perfect quaff when you want to have a drink--or two or three--but not get drunk. Using wine, beer, sake, hard cider, vermouth, sherry, along with liqueurs like St-Germain and bitter aperitifs like Campari and Aperol, these fifty festive sippers are mouthwateringly delicious, while providing the mellowest of buzzes. Here's the World's Best Pimm's Cup. The classic Champagne Cocktail and updated variations. A Vermouth Julep, Sakura Martini, Jerez Toddy. Or instead of a mimosa for brunch, the Django Reinhardt. There are warming Irish coffees and thirst-quenching Micheladas, the popular Mexican beer mixer, plus signature drinks from cold-brew coffee cocktail; Law Abiding Citizen, a nutty Amontillado sherry drink; the Warm Embrace, aka autumn in a mug. And a handful of alcohol-free cocktails, too, like Nuts in a Vice, which tastes like a carbonated Creamsicle. With its breezy '70 design vibe and the tone to match, it's the book that celebrates what even occasional tipplers know--there's nothing like a drink in the daytime to make you feel like you're on vacation. And that's before the alcohol kicks in"--
The Tippling Bros. A Lime and a Shaker: Discovering Mexican-Inspired Cocktails
The Tippling Bros. A Lime and a Shaker
Discovering Mexican-Inspired Cocktails
Hardcover      ISBN: 054430232x
Shares recipes for Mexican-inspired cocktails featuring tequila and mezcal, as well as information on techniques, ingredients, and preparing syrups and salts.
Cocktails Made Easy
Cocktails Made Easy
Paperback      ISBN: 1770857753
Simon Difford has a huge and loyal international following in professional bartending circles thanks to Diffords Encyclopedia of Cocktails and his website. For anyone overwhelmed by the more than 3,000 recipes -- and all the ingredients necessary to create them -- in his master-book, Cocktails Made Easy is the perfect guide to making cocktails more easily. These 500 cocktails require only 14 key ingredients, including commonly available spirits and liqueurs, some everyday items from the refrigerator and kitchen, plus a few simple tools. Each recipe has an easy step-by-step pictorial guide to its creation with a color photograph of the assembled drink in its assigned glass. In addition to providing ingredient measures, garnish, variations and fascinating information on the cocktail's origin, Difford rates each drink on a scale of one to five. This specially chosen collection of cocktail recipes will please the most discerning drinker and home mixologist in search of old and new favorites.
Cowboy Cocktails: Boot-Scootin' Beverages and Tasty Vittles from the Wild West
Cowboy Cocktails
Boot-Scootin' Beverages and Tasty Vittles from the Wild West
Paperback      ISBN: 1580080774
Cowboys may be tough and gritty, but their beverages can be as smooth and refreshing as a mornin' sunrise. "Fishin' with a Worm," "Drugstore Cowboy Shake," "Branding Iron" -- these are just a few of the thirst-quenching libations served up in COWBOY COCKTAILS, the best drink collection this side of the muddy Mississippi. Step into the world of hot days, hard work, and dusty afternoons, and treat yourself to a bona fide cowboy cocktail straight from the heart of Texas. This is the perfect partner to the cookbook A COWBOY IN THE KITCHEN by Grady Spears.
Whiskey & Spirits for Dummies
Whiskey & Spirits for Dummies
Paperback      ISBN: 0470117699
Would you like to better appreciate fine distilled spirits? Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies is your complete guide to selecting and enjoying this family of noble beverages, flavor by flavor. From whiskey, rum, and brandy to vodka, gin, and cordials, this handy reference traces the history of distilled spirits, explains how they are made, and shows you how to evaluate, serve, and savor them. Ever wonder why the Irish spell it “whiskey” and the Scottish “whisky”? This friendly book tells you as it reveals where the first whiskeys — or “dark” spirits — originated and how they came to the United States. It also explores the origins of clear spirits and the different varieties of each. You’ll compare American and European vodkas, see how to make the new and improved all-purpose Martini, and follow the spread of flavored rums across the globe. A slew of sidebars give you fascinating tidbits of information about these spirits. You’ll also discover how to: - Become a sophisticated taster - Shop for the best spirits - Select the right mixers - Use spirits in cooking - Make ten classic cocktails - Choose and taste cordials and liqueurs - Know the nutrients in one serving of each type of distilled spirit - Present spirits to guests - Set up tasting events at home This thorough guide also features recipes for cooking with spirits, offering menu choices such as entrees, vegetables, and desserts that all include at least one type of spirit. Complete with an appendix of craft distillers across the United States, Whiskey & Spirits For Dummies will give you the knowledge and hands-on guidance you need to become a connoisseur of such greats as fine Scotch, Bourbon, and Cognac in no time!
Absinthe: History in a Bottle
Absinthe
History in a Bottle
Paperback      ISBN: 0811816508
One hundred forty-four proof, notoriously addictive, and the drug of choice for nineteenth-century poets, absinthe is gaining bootleg popularity after almost a century of being banned. Due to popular demand, Absinthe: History in a Bottle is back in paperback with a handsome new cover. Like the author's bestselling The Martini and The Cigar, it is a potent brew of wild nights and social history, fact and trivia, gorgeous art and beautiful artifacts. As intoxicating as its subject, Absinthe makes a memorable gift for anyone who knows how to celebrate vice.
Lost Recipes of Prohibition: Notes from a Bootlegger's Manual
Lost Recipes of Prohibition
Notes from a Bootlegger's Manual
Paperback      ISBN: 1682680754
Nominated for a James Beard Award, more than 100 secret and forgotten formulas for illicit booze