The Cocktail Companion

A Guide to Cocktail History, Culture, Trivia and Favorite Drinks
 
 
Mango (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 30. November 2018
  • |
  • 423 Seiten
 
E-Book | ePUB mit Adobe DRM | Systemvoraussetzungen
978-1-63353-924-2 (ISBN)
 
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If you liked The Drunken Botanist, The 12 Bottle Bar or The Savoy Cocktail Book, you'll love The Cocktail Companion

Drink your way through history: The Cocktail Companion spans the cocktail's curious history-from its roots in beer-swilling 18th-century England through the illicit speakeasy culture of United States Prohibition to the explosive, dynamic industry it is today. Learn about famous and classic cocktails from around the globe, how ice became one of the most important ingredients in mixed drink making, and how craft beers got so big, all with your own amazing drink-that you made yourself!-in hand.

Get advice from your favorite bartender: In The Cocktail Companion, well-known bartenders from around the country offer up advice on everything, including using fresh-squeezed juices, finding artisanal bitters, and creating perfect cubes of ice that will help create intriguing, balanced cocktails. You'll want to take your newfound knowledge from this cocktail book everywhere!

The Cocktail Companion is a compendium of all things cocktail. This bar book features:

  • 25 must-know recipes for iconic drinks such as the Manhattan and the Martini
  • Cultural anecdotes and often-told myths about drinks' origins
  • Bar etiquette, terms, and tools to make even the newest drinker an expert in no time!
  • Englisch
  • La Vergne
  • |
  • USA
Mango Media
4-color photos
  • 12,16 MB
978-1-63353-924-2 (9781633539242)
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The Cocktail Companion spans the cocktail's curious history-from its roots in beer-swilling 18th-century England through the illicit speakeasy culture of Prohibition to the explosive, dynamic industry it is today. Along the way, readers learn how their favorite spirits are distilled and explore the cultural touchstones associated with numerous brands. Additionally, well-known bartenders from around the country offer up advice on everything, including using fresh-squeezed juices, finding artisanal bitters, and creating perfect cubes of ice that will help create intriguing, balanced cocktails. Finally, Cheryl Charmings compendium of all things cockail features 25 must-know recipes for iconic drinks such as the Manhattan and the Martini, including cultural anecdotes and often-told myths about their origins.
  • Intro
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Step Up to the Bar: An Alcohol Timeline
  • From Antiquity to America: The History of Alcohol
  • The 18th Amendment: All About Prohibition, Bootlegging, and Speakeasies
  • Shaken, Not Stirred: Vodka
  • Mothers Ruin: Gin
  • Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of.Rum
  • South of the Border: Tequila
  • Whichever Way You Spell It: A Brief History of Whiskey/Whisky
  • How Sweet It Is: Liqueurs
  • Liquid Bread: Beer
  • It's All About the Grapes: Wine
  • What to Drink Before and After Dinner: Aperitifs and Digestifs
  • The Green Fairy: All About Absinthe
  • An Essential Ingredient: Bitters
  • What Exactly Is a Cocktail Mixer? A Guide to Making Your Own
  • The Jewelry of the Drink: Cocktail Garnishes
  • On the Rocks: A Brief History of Ice for Cocktails
  • Bar Hopping: Famous Cocktails from Around the Globe
  • Cocktails 101: A Guide to Classic, Modern Classic, Popular, Famous, Official IBA, and Standard Cocktails
  • Look it Up: The Best Online Cocktail Sources
  • Behind the Bar: The Fifteen Most Influential American Bartenders
  • Changing the Way We Drink: Craft Bars
  • Serving Cocktails: A Guide to Cocktail Vessels
  • Tools of the Trade: The Essential Cocktail Bar Tools
  • Neat or Straight Up: Getting Familiar with Drink-Making Terms
  • Rules to Drink By: Bar Etiquette
  • Trending: What Influences Our Imbibing
  • Cocktails in Film: The 1930s to the 2010s
  • Cocktails in Literature: From Shakespeare to Today
  • Cocktails in Television: The 1950s to the 2010s
  • Name Your Poison: Cocktails and Alcohol Celebrities Drink
  • Neighborhood Watering Holes: Historic Bars Around the World
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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