The Complete Cocktail Manual

285 Tips, Tricks, and Recipes

Written By: Lou Bustamante
$29.00
From worldwide classics to creative new combinations and packed with expert tips from bartenders across the globe, The Complete Cocktail Manual will help you stock your bar, impress your friends, and throw one hell of a party.

Everything you need is in here:

Setup: Get the expert-tested and bartender-approved list of what you need to set up a pro bar at home, from basic supplies and glassware to fancy gear and the ultimate shopping list. Learn all about your favorite liquors—and some you haven’t even heard of—and educate yourself on every mixer, ice cube, and tool you might need.

Recipes: From apertivos to citrus, spirit-forward to spicy, get the best recipes for every type of drink, from the classics to the most-Googled, in all their many forms. Learn what makes the difference between an antique old-fashioned and a modern one, get the twist right for your muddling, and know which tools to use for which cocktails.

Hospitality: Whether you’re planning the menu a week in advance or hosting on the fly, get the scoop on entertaining with ease—from food pairings to setup, party punches to supply quantities. Learn how to hack your garnish and set a drink aflame—the right way—and get some tips for dealing with intoxicated guests and next-day hangovers. This book has everything you need to know to throw the ultimate cocktail bash.

This is a must-read volume for any spirits fan, casual mixologist, or craft cocktail enthusiast.
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 10/18/2016
ISBN: 9781681880990
Pages: 256
Trim Size: 7.5 x 9.5 x .9

  • About the Author 
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Lou Bustamante, Author: Lou Bustamante is the author of The Complete Cocktail Manual, and a freelance writer covering the bar and cocktail scene for local and national publications. Aside from being a prolific cocktail drinker, he has also filled a considerable number of roles within the spirits industry, including working at a distillery and behind the bar.

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