Recipes emphasize fresh fruits and herbs, homemade syrups and infusions, and a careful balancing of flavors, with a mind toward seasonality. They range from fizzes to cobblers to toddies, each with its own historical inspiration. There are also recipes for communal punches as well as an entire chapter on absinthe.
Along with the recipes and their photos, this stylish and handsome book includes photographs from the bar itself so readers are able to take a peek into the classic world of Dead Rabbit. This is a book about how to drink rum of all kinds. About the best rum for a classic daiquiri. About rum cocktails that ooze style and personality.
The mission of this book is to help drinkers appreciate this complex spirit, find the style they like and discover how this versatile spirit can best be enjoyed. More than different rums are featured and analysed, from rich, sweet mellow Guyana rums to the vegetal peppery rums of Martinique or Guadeloupe and contemporary spiced rums. Dave Broom provides a description and graded tasting notes for each brand, allowing you to create the perfect mix every time. Finally, a selection of classic and contemporary cocktails shows just how wonderfully versatile this spirit is.
In Rum Curious, author Fred Minnick first takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the world of rum, describing its many styles; explaining the great variety of fermenting, distilling, and maturing processes; and highlighting distillers and distilleries. He then teaches the reader about tasting rum—revealing the experience offered by brands ranging from the familiar to the unusual and obscure.
A final section provides recipes for classic and innovative rum cocktails from around the world.
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Rum Curious is the one book the reader will need to understand and appreciate rum in all its glorious variety. An original book on the craft of mixology is a rare gem. Similarly, the Manhattan and the Rob Roy, both members of the French-Italian family, are variations on the whiskey-vermouth-bitters formula.
In this way Regan brings a whole new understanding to the world of cocktails and how to make them. Plus, his charming and detailed history of mixed drinks raises this far above the standard cocktail guide fare. With more than drink recipes, The Joy of Mixology is the ultimate bar guide.
Julie Reiner, the co-owner of The Clover Club in Brooklyn and The Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan, has written a book that provides inspiration for the rest of us, not only the cocktail geeks. She wants to balance the needs of the everyday drinker with those of the passionate mixologist. Recipes are organized around seasonality and occasion, with different events and themes appropriate to the specific time of the year. Each section will include a mixture of holiday-inspired drinks, classic cocktails, and innovative new drinks, all along with fun cocktail lore. The Negroni is one of the simplest and most elegant drink formulas around: combine one part gin, one part sweet vermouth, and one part Campari, then stir and serve over ice.
This bitter, sweet, and smooth drink has inspired countless variations as well as legions of diehard aficionados. Sixty delightfully varied and uniformly tasty recipes round out this spirited collection, which is a must-have for any true cocktail enthusiast. No single cocktail is as iconic, as beloved, or as discussed and fought-over as the Old-Fashioned.
Its formula is simple: just whiskey, bitters, sugar, and ice. But how you combine those ingredients—in what proportion, using which brands, and with what kind of garnish—is the subject of much impassioned debate. The Old-Fashioned is the spirited, delightfully unexpected story of this renowned and essential drink: its birth as the ur-cocktail in the nineteenth century, darker days in the throes of Prohibition, re-ascension in the s and s as portrayed and re-popularized by Don Draper on Mad Men , and renaissance as the star of the contemporary craft cocktail movement.
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Liquid Intelligence is about satisfying your curiosity and refining your technique, from red-hot pokers to the elegance of an old-fashioned. Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders in the craft cocktail movement. Now, in The Modern Mixologist, Abou-Ganim has established the new standard in cocktail books — a must-have guide to home mixology in a beautiful, coffee-table—suitable format. Featuring gorgeous full-color photography throughout by the award-winning Tim Turner, this book instantly becomes the most beautiful guide to creating cocktails available anywhere.
If you carry one high-end cocktail book, this is it — sure to be a terrific gift item all year round. Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries.
Of all the extraordinary and obscure plants that have been fermented and distilled, a few are dangerous, some are downright bizarre, and one is as ancient as dinosaurs—but each represents a unique cultural contribution to our global drinking traditions and our history. This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology—with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners—will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.
Parsons writes from the front lines of the bitters boom, where he has access to the best and boldest new brands and flavors, the most innovative artisanal producers, and insider knowledge of the bitters-making process. Hundreds of cocktail bitters are on the market, and millions are turning to them to add punch, pizzazz, and complexity to their cocktails and even their cooking. But the storm of exciting brands and flavors has even the savviest bartenders puzzled over their personalities and best uses. Raise your glass to a surprising new taste sensation for cocktails and sophisticated sodas: Shrubs.
Not the kind that grow in the ground, but a vintage drink mixer that will knock your socks off. The history of shrubs, as revealed here, is as fascinating as the drinks are refreshing. Distilled from grain nurtured in the soil of Belgium and the Netherlands, genever embodies the spirit, creativity, and resiliency of the culture that created it. Surviving five centuries of wars and prohibitions, genever was perfected and spread across the world. Combining cannabis and cocktails is a hot new trend, and Cannabis Cocktails, Mocktails, and Tonics shows you how.
Featuring a collection of 75 recipes of cannabis influenced cocktails and drinks; The Cocktail Whisperer Warren Bobrow will show you the essential instructions for de-carbing cannabis to release its full psychoactive effect. Learn the history of cannabis as a social drug and its growing acceptance to becoming a medicinal. Look beyond cocktails and create successful tonics, syrups, shrubs, bitters, compound butter and exotic infused oil to use in any drink.
Start your day with coffee, tea, and milk-based cannabis beverages for healing and relaxation. Get your afternoon pick-me-up with gut healing shrubs and mood enhancing syrups.
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Make cooling lemonades and sparking herbal infusions to soothe the fevered brow. Then, have an after dinner herbal-based cannabis drink for relaxation at the end of a good meal. The options are endless with Cannabis Cocktails, Mocktails, and Tonics! At the turn of the century, pharmacies in Europe and America prepared homemade tinctures, bitters, and herbal remedies mixed with alcohol for curative benefit for everything from poor digestion to the common cold. Now you can too! Apothecary Cocktails features 75 traditional and newly created recipes for medicinally-themed cocktails.
Find out how healing herbs, flowers, and spices are being given center stage in cocktail recipes and traditional apothecary recipes and ingredients are being resurrected for taste and the faint promise of a cure. Whiskey can be an intimidating drink to the uninitiated. Most folks may not be able to drink it straight. The Cocktail Whisperer, Warren Bobrow, author of Apothecary Cocktails Fair Winds Press incorporates some of the best whiskeys into hand-crafted cocktails that bring out the subtle notes and flavors of any good bourbon or scotch. Whiskey Cocktails features 75 traditional, newly-created, and original recipes for whiskey-based cocktails.
This wonderfully crafted book also features drink recipes from noted whiskey experts and bartenders. In this expanded and updated edition of Forgotten Cocktails and Vintage Spirits, historian, expert, and drink aficionado Dr. Historic facts, expanded anecdotes, and full-color vintage images from extremely uncommon sources round out this must-have volume. For anyone who enjoys an icy drink and an unforgettable tale. When vermouth landed on American shores, it gave birth to an entire family of drinks from the Martini and the Manhattan to the Adonis and the Metropole.
But why did Winston Churchill allegedly bow toward France instead of using vermouth in a drink? Why have various eyedroppers and atomizers been marketed to administer minute amounts of this aromatized wine into American drinks on both sides of the Atlantic? In some regions of Spain bodegas have barrels of vermouth to dole out for after-work aperitivos. So if Champagne is heaven in a glass, why mix it in a cocktail?
When combined, the result is a beverage unrivaled in decadence, pleasure, and inspiration. Champagne Cocktails proudly presents more than traditional and nouveau concoctions—from Bellini to the Southern Belle to the Mambo King—plus toasts, jokes, and celebrity lore. The Champagne connoisseur will toast these finer points of culture and fizziology, while the novice will delight in adding a new sparkle to the day.
Even more delicious are the stories of the people who created, or served, or simply drank these drinks. The global Tiki Drink revival is in full swing. Author Jeff Berry has unearthed a lot more recipes since his first two books, and picked up a lot more drink lore too. Based on his informative and ground-breaking blog by the same name, The Cocktail Chronicles is not a lab manual for taking the cocktail experience to a molecular level; nor is it an historical monograph tracing the details of our forebears as they developed and mixed the drinks we enjoy today.
Instead, The Cocktail Chronicles is a collection of approachable, and easily replicable drinks that all share the same thing: a common deliciousness and a role—both big and small—in the ongoing and thriving cocktail renaissance. This is the cocktail guide that distills all the noise of the current craze into one useful, accessible, and fun-to-read reference that makes cocktails easy to enjoy.
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Bestseller and winner of the James Beard Book Award. Ultimate Bar Book is the first and only guide to classic and new drink recipes. Loaded with essential-to-know topics such as barware, tools, and mixing tips, this book has it all. As a mistress of mixology, the author has the classics down to a Tthe Martini, the Bloody Mary, plus the many variations the Dirty Martini, the Virgin Mary.
The name of the drink paired with the taste and the classic carousel setting make for a timeless experience. The strong neon green drink is super sweet and comes served in a yardstick style tube with a hand grenade base.
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During our first visit to New Orleans we sat down to drink with the owner Pam and she opened our eyes to how awesome this drink really is. They sneak up on your, but the Hand Grenade are well worth the hangover! Each location is a little bit different plus the company owns the Funky Pirate which has a lot of live Blues music. We LOVE this signature drink which produces a thicker and sweeter coffee with only hints of the brandy, plus the firey showmanship while they make it is awesome. There are 1 4 different dining room areas all with their own unique personality and history that are woven throughout the massive complex.
Made with a unique blend of spices and topped with a whole chilled crawdad hanging out of your glass, this drink is definitely photo-worthy. We love the added value that their Bloody Marys are bottomless with free refills as you eat! Daisy Dukes Location : Chartres Street. We had had it in both the South of France and New Orleans and never experienced any mind-altering properties which are mainly stories rooted in folklore.
This is known as the Prague method as in France the cube is integrated into Absinthe with a slow water drip. The best place to try Absinthe is at the Old Absinthe House which is one of the most historically important bars in New Orleans. The bar is open super late and is featured on our free French Quarter walking tour. The Shark Attach drink is silly and touristy but honestly is something you will really remember from New Orleans. You can find Abita beer sold across the entire country now as their flavors have really caught on. Our favorite Abita beers are the Amber and Purple Haze which has a cool talisman label.
Every craft brewery we have visited has their own twist on production and an interesting back story, and Abita is no exception. Built in , this old world structure is the oldest continuously operated bar in the United States. It has no electric lighting, making the evening with candlelight and an open fire places magical.
It would be higher on our list but it is almost impossible to find as they stopped making it in the s as it fell out of favor in Spain. In the late s, Martin Wine Cellar in New Orleans convinced the company to do a private bottle back which sold out in There are still some bottles here an there at French Quarter bars if you can find it. Feel free to sub in an Old Fashion for the Bourbon Neat which has the added flavors of bitters, orange, and cherry.
Coffee was scarce during those times, and they found that chicory added body and flavor to the brew.
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