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American Bar: The Artistry of Mixing Drinks
American Bar
The Artistry of Mixing Drinks
Hardcover      ISBN: 1558598537
Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just relaxing with a cocktail, let world-renowned bartender Charles Schumann be your guide to mixing masterful libations. American Bar—the most authoritative cocktail book ever published—provides all the information the cocktail lover or professional bartender needs to serve up the perfect drink. Inside American Bar you'll find: Recipes for more than 500 drinks, listed alphabetically An easy-to-use drink index arranged by drink categories The fascinating history and names of leading brands of all the major cocktail components A handy guide to bartending equipment A glossary of international bar terms and measurements Illustrated with hundreds of delightful 1930s-style line drawings by Günter Mattei, this exceptionally handsome book is an indispensable companion to home or professional entertaining.
Big Bad-Ass Book of Cocktails: 1,500 Recipes to Mix It Up!
Big Bad-Ass Book of Cocktails
1,500 Recipes to Mix It Up!
Paperback      ISBN: 0762438398
This comprehensive collection of cocktail recipes will be an essential resource for both professional bartenders and the average party host. Want to serve up perfect martinis at your next social gathering? Cosmos for the classy ladies? Sex on the Beach for those who want to sound risqué? A Shirley Temple for the thirteen-year-olds counting down the days to twenty-one? Big Bad-Ass Book of Cocktails is the complete guide to these classic drinks as well as trendy concoctions featured at bars and nightclubs. What exactly is in a Long Island Iced Tea? By reputation alone, this drink can be intimidating to produce on your own. Big Bad-Ass Book of Cocktails breaks down the mystery behind this intoxicating “tea” and all of your favorite drinks. In an easy-to-follow format and featuring a fun four-color design, this is perfect for beginners and will become that trusted and tattered handbook behind the bar for professionals.
The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It
The Widow Clicquot
The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It
Hardcover      ISBN: 006128856x
Traces the life of a visionary young widow who built the Barbe-Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin champagne empire, describing how events during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars inspired her achievements at the helm of a fledgling wine business and eventually rendered her one of the richest women of her time. 50,000 first printing.
Great Wine Made Simple: Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier
Great Wine Made Simple
Straight Talk from a Master Sommelier
Hardcover      ISBN: 076790477x
An international wine expert offers a common-sense approach to wine appreciation that describes different wines from around the world and presents a series of simple tasting lessons to help readers identify the wines that they like and find it on a menu or shelf.
Blood and Wine: The Unauthorized Story of the Gallo Wine Empire
Blood and Wine
The Unauthorized Story of the Gallo Wine Empire
Hardcover      ISBN: 0671649868
A portrait of the Gallos uncovers the existence of the family's black sheep, Joseph jr.--Ernest and Julio's younger brother--and probes into why he was denied his third of the winery
Belgian Ale
Belgian Ale
Paperback      ISBN: 0937381314
Pierre Rajotte traveled the globe in search of the ultimate brew and found that Belgian ale is the pinnacle of artistic brewing complexity.
Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut And Unfiltered Story Of American Whiskey
Bourbon, Straight
The Uncut And Unfiltered Story Of American Whiskey
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0975870300
From the Earth to the Table: John Ash's Wine Country Cuisine
From the Earth to the Table
John Ash's Wine Country Cuisine
Paperback      ISBN: 0811854795
This beloved cookbook is now available in a handsome paperback edition. Completely revised and updated with 45 all-new recipes, each delicious dish reflects acclaimed chef John Ash's commitment to sustainable agriculture and his love of fresh fruits and vegetables. More than 300 recipes, inspired by the California Wine Country featuring soups, salads, pastas, pizza, risottos, poultry, fish, meats, vegetarian courses, desserts, breads, and more include wine recommendations and abundant tips on how to incorporate everything from chipotle chiles to persimmons into delectable meals. This is a time-honored classic, sure to continue enticing cooks for years to come.
The Beer Trials
The Beer Trials
Paperback      ISBN: 1608160092
The 250 most popular beers in the world are rated and reviewed in brutally honest, scientific double-blind taste tests, with each beer getting a full-page review, a down-to-earth description and a picture of the bottle for easy identification in the store. Original.
Great Beers: 700 of the Best from Around the World
Great Beers
700 of the Best from Around the World
Paperback      ISBN: 0756657989
A full-color, illustrated guide features more than 700 beers from 350 breweries around the world--from bitters, lagers, Belgian beers and weissbiers to stouts, porters, fruit beers, ales and more--including brewery details, histories, recommendations and tasting notes. Original.