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The Ultimate Party Drink Book
The Ultimate Party Drink Book
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0688177646
Gathers recipes for nonalcohlic, alcoholic, and frozen drinks, offers advice for variations, and provides tips for buying necessary ingredients.
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!
Gin: The Art and Craft of the Artisan Revival 300 in Distillations
Gin
The Art and Craft of the Artisan Revival 300 in Distillations
Hardcover      ISBN: 1910254096
Gin?introduces the reader to the global artisan gin revolution, highlighting the spirit's history and the ways that today's craft drinks-makers have transformed the notion of what a gin can and should be. New gins are hitting the market seemingly every day. This book will help the reader make sense of this rapid expansion, and contextualize them within gin's illustrious history from the Renaissance apothecaries of Europe, to the streets of London, to the small local distilleries and cocktail bars of the United States, Canada, England, Spain, Australia and beyond.? This is the first book to take a closer look at the emerging new categories of gin and to place it within context alongside the old guard. It includes profiles of key players in the distilling world and hundreds of ideas for how to drink gin, wether it is as a cocktail, in a classic gin & tonic or neat, or as an aperitif or liqueur.
The El Paso Chile Company Rum & Tiki Cookbook
The El Paso Chile Company Rum & Tiki Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0688177603
Presents a collection of rum-flavored fare, including drinks and cocktails, desserts, marinades, and sauces, highlighting such recipes as Classic Hot Buttered Rums, Luau Baby Back Ribs, Rum Marinated Shrimp Skewers, and Spice Island Flan.
See, Mix, Drink: A Refreshingly Simple Guide to Crafting the World's Most Popular Cocktails
See, Mix, Drink
A Refreshingly Simple Guide to Crafting the World's Most Popular Cocktails
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0316176710
Have you tried mixing a Mojito? What about a Rusty Nail? Or a Cosmopolitan? With See Mix Drink, the first-ever cocktail book to offer instruction through info-graphics, making the drinks you love at home is as easy as, well, See, Mix, Drink. This unique, illustrated guide graphically demonstrates how to make 100 of today's most popular cocktails. For each drink, color-coded ingredients are displayed in a line drawing of the appropriate glassware, alongside a pie chart that spells out the drink's composition by volume for intuitive mixing. No other cocktail book is this easy or fun. Instantly understandable 1-2-3 steps show exactly how each drink is prepared, and anecdotes, pronunciation guides, and photographs of the finished drinks will turn newbie bartenders into instant mixologists.
Hickory Daiquiri Dock: Cocktails With a Nursery Rhyme Twist
Hickory Daiquiri Dock
Cocktails With a Nursery Rhyme Twist
Hardcover      ISBN: 0762455055
A whimsically themed volume of cocktail recipes features 20 classic nursery rhymes with a decidedly grown-up twist, from Ring Around the Rosé to Bloody Mary, Quite Contrary. By the author of Tequila Mockingbird. 40,000 first printing.
Bartending for Dummies
Bartending for Dummies
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 047005056x
1,000 + recipes and great party tips Get the latest bar buzz on how to host, mix, shake, pour, and more Want to concoct the perfect cocktail? From today's popular Mojitos and Martinis to classics like Manhattans and Margaritas, you'll be able to sip and entertain with a special twist. Get the scoop on everything from liquors, wine, and beer to Scotch, tequila, the latest tools of the trade, and more. Discover how to: - Stock a bar - Mix exotic specialties and hot toddies - Experiment with new flavored rums, vodkas, and cordials - Garnish and serve drinks like a master mixologist - Cure hangovers and hiccups
Under the Table: Drinking Games to Liven Up Your Parties
Under the Table
Drinking Games to Liven Up Your Parties
Paperback      ISBN: 1856486591
Cheers! If you enjoy a sip or two (or three, four, or more), this compendium of drinking games is for you. Nobody will pass out (from boredom) and no party will grind to a halt with these popular alcohol-infused amusements. These liquefied challenges of knowledge, skill, and verbal skill--from a bartender, because who would know better?--are sure to please. He gives the best wacky variations on tongue-twisters, trivia, Frisbee, dice, coins, and cards, plus games based on TV shows for a night at home. All the directions are here, along with notes on the necessary supplies, ideal number of players, and strategy. Key information on universal gaming etiquette will keep things polite and no one will want to miss the slick suggestions for winning the next drink. With this dynamic guide at hand, an otherwise ordinary evening with a pitcher of beer will turn into a night of camaraderie and fun competition.
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.
Drink More Whiskey: Everything You Need to Know About Your New Favorite Drink!
Drink More Whiskey
Everything You Need to Know About Your New Favorite Drink!
Hardcover      ISBN: 1452109745
Yaffe, an entrepreneur, photographer, filmmaker, and founder of a magazine on alcohol, offers whiskey enthusiasts a book on the drink that focuses on stories, history, anecdotes, and approachable ways to understand it. He does not provide a comprehensive discussion of whiskey or rules on how to drink it, but instead describes its types, history, creation, proof, tasting, pricing, and what malt is, then white dog whiskey, Scotch, and American, Canadian, Irish, and Japanese whiskey, and types from other countries, ending with the process of making it. Drink recipes are included. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)