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Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails With a Literary Twist
Tequila Mockingbird
Cocktails With a Literary Twist
Hardcover      ISBN: 0762448652
65 excellent cocktail recipes for the lovers of wit and classic novels.
Winter Cocktails: Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitchers, and Cocktail Party Snacks
Winter Cocktails
Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitchers, and Cocktail Party Snacks
Hardcover      ISBN: 1594746419
When the days grow shorter and the air gets crisp, it’s time to gather with friends for hot drinks and winter cocktails that’ll put a rosy glow on your chilly cheeks. In Fireside Cocktails, Maria del Mar Sacasa and Tara Striano share more than 50 recipes for cold-weather cocktails and mixed beverages, including mulled ciders, hot toddies, wine drinks, eggnogs, and punches; there are even chilled drinks made with a kick that’ll warm you right up. Whether you’re skiing at the lodge, camping on the mountain, or just curling up with a good book on a blustery night, Fireside Cocktails is sure to make everything better.
A Glass Apart: Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
A Glass Apart
Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
Hardcover      ISBN: 1864705493
This book illustrates the production, history, and appreciation of Irish pot still whiskey and will introduce casual drinkers to the richness of these whiskeys as well as being a collectors item for established whiskey connoisseurs.
The Home Distiller's Guide to Spirits: Reviving the Art of Home Distilling
The Home Distiller's Guide to Spirits
Reviving the Art of Home Distilling
Hardcover      ISBN: 1770854770
The Home Distiller's Guide to Spirits brings artisanal alcohol out of its dark moonshine past into its exciting present. This comprehensive guide to the home still is an ideal introduction for beginners and a practical resource for producing distillers. With more than 50 original recipes, it features easy-to-follow advice and step-by-step photography and direction on bottling, canning, and cultures. Topics include: - Brief history of moonshine, how it was developed and why - Overview of the techniques and distilling terms - Description of equipment needed and how to source it - A guide to the different stills available and their uses - List of materials and how to find them, and how to obtain a license - Step-by-step guide to make basic alcohol with an easy first recipe - Description of the types of alcohol that can be distilled at home - Profiles of individual distillers and list of suppliers and resources - Troubleshooting and safety. The Home Distiller's Guide to Spirits covers the five categories of home-distilled spirits: - Vodka, the easiest to start with -- How to make, store and favor - Whisky -- Creating the perfect mash; aging whisky - Rum -- Choosing ingredients, bottling and storing - Gin -- Botanicals; compounding and storing - Flavored and fruit-based: Choosing favor combinations, plus recipes. The Home Distiller's Guide to Spirits is an ideal resource for anyone dreaming of home distilling, or planning to enter the business.
Craft Cider: How to Turn Apples into Alcohol
Craft Cider
How to Turn Apples into Alcohol
Paperback      ISBN: 1581573138
Hard cider is far more than sweet apple juice with a kick. It is the fasted growing alcoholic beverage on the market today. After standing in the shadow of craft beer, hard cider is enjoying a much overdue renaissance. Craft Cider will uncover this unique beverage's history, the current state of cider in the marketplace, and recommend commercial ciders that represent the best in each style. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned brewer, Craft Cider will be the go-to book for all skill levels to learn new brewing techniques, explore recipes, and learn about the expansive history of this age-old drink.
North Star Cocktails: Johnny Michaels and the North Star Bartenders' Guild
North Star Cocktails
Johnny Michaels and the North Star Bartenders' Guild
Paperback      ISBN: 1681340704
Award-winning drinkslinger Johnny Michaels, along with the North Star Bartenders' Guild, move beyond the traditional Martini and Manhattan to offer 125 crafted cocktail recipes with modern flavors.
Infused Booze: Over 60 Batched Spririts and Liqueurs to Make at Home
Infused Booze
Over 60 Batched Spririts and Liqueurs to Make at Home
Hardcover      ISBN: 178488152x
In Infused Booze, Kathy Kordalis teaches you how to create delicious flavored spirits to enhance your cocktails and brighten up any home bar. It's so simple to infuse your own spirits – all that's required is a glass bottle, your spirit of choice, some added flavors, and a little imagination and time. If you need your booze to be ready in a flash, Same-Day Bacon Bourbon is here to save the day (and blow your mind!). Savor the decadent Salted Caramel Vodka, or take summer refreshment to the next level with Cucumber Gin. Make your own Quick Limoncello for the perfect digestif or spice up your parties with Jalapeño Tequila. With a flavored beverage to suit any occasion, Infused Booze is full of ideas to boost your spirits.
Good Together: Drink & Feast With Mr Lyan and Friends
Good Together
Drink & Feast With Mr Lyan and Friends
Hardcover      ISBN: 0711238979
Good food, good drink, good company – that’s the recipe for a good time. This original book sees celebrated cocktail creator and man behind White Lyan and Dandelyan bars in London, Mr Lyan, call on his many friends from the world’s best restaurants to share their favourite dishes. From an enormous summer BBQ to an intimate romantic dinner, it covers an impressive range of occasions and holidays, showing how a great feast and delicious cocktails can easily be part of everyone’s lives and social gatherings. A menu of world-class cocktails are crafted to suit recipes contributed by chefs including Nuno Mendes (Chiltern Firehouse), James Lowe (Lyle’s), Nieves Barragán Mohacho (Barrafina), Roca (El Celler de can Roca), Robin Gill (The Dairy), Isaac McHale (The Clove Club), Tien Ho (Whole Foods) and Richard Hart (Tartine) among many others, in this unique guide to the complete social gathering. A masterclass in bringing together the very best food and drink to create a home gathering with impact, this book is the ultimate guide to entertaining guests with style.
The Architecture of the Cocktail: Constructing the Perfect Cocktail from the Bottom Up
The Architecture of the Cocktail
Constructing the Perfect Cocktail from the Bottom Up
Hardcover      ISBN: 1937994325
Craft the perfect cocktail with this innovative book featuring a collection of classic cocktail recipes presented as architectural blueprints.
Craft Distilling: Making Liquor Legally at Home
Craft Distilling
Making Liquor Legally at Home
Paperback      ISBN: 0865718040
Many people have experienced great success making their own beer or wine at home. In recent years a number of hobbyists have become interested in making distilled spirits. However, distilled spirits are more complicated to produce, and the process presents unique safety issues. In addition, alcohol distillation without a license is illegal in most countries, including the United States and Canada. From mashing and fermenting to building a small column still, Craft Distilling is a complete guide to creating high-quality whiskey, rum and more at home. Experienced brewer, distiller, and self- reliance expert Victoria Redhed Miller shares a wealth of invaluable information including: - Quality Spirits 101: Step-by-step recipes and techniques - Legal Liquor: An overview of the licensing process in the United States and Canada - Raising the Bar: Advocacy for fair regulations for hobby distillers This unique resource will show you everything you need to know to get started crafting top-quality spirits on a small scale – and do it legally. Sure to appeal to hobbyists, homesteaders, self-sufficiency enthusiasts, and anyone who cares about fine food and drink, Craft Distilling is the ideal offering for independent spirits. Victoria Redhed Miller is a writer, photographer and homesteader who lives on a forty-acre off-grid farm in northwest Washington State with her husband David. She strives to enhance her family's self-reliance through solar energy, gardening, food preservation, raising heritage poultry, blacksmithing, and other traditional skills Victoria is the author of Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks.