Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails (Hardcover)

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The Ultimate Bar Book: The bartender's bible

James Beard nominee for Best Wine and Spirit Book

The cocktail book for your homeThe Ultimate Bar Book is an indispensable guide to classic cocktails and new drink recipes. Loaded with essential-to-know topics such as barware, tools, and mixing tips.

Classic cocktails and new drinks: As the mistress of mixology, author Mittie Hellmich has the classics down for the Martini, the Bloody Mary, and the many variations such as the Dirty Martini and the Virgin Mary. And then there are all the creative new elixirs the author brings to the table, like the Tasmanian Twister Cocktail or the Citron Sparkler.

Illustrated secrets of classic cocktails and more: Illustrations show precisely what type of glass should be used for each drink. With dozens of recipes for garnishes, rims, infusions, and syrups; punches, gelatin shooters, hot drinks, and non-alcoholic beverages; and let's not forget an essential selection of hangover remedies, The Ultimate Bar Book is nothing short of top-shelf.

If you liked PTD Cocktail Book12 Bottle Bar, and The Joy of Mixology, you'll love The Ultimate Bar Book

This makes for a great gift for bartenders and is the ideal addition to any bartender's book collection or for anyone who's looking for books from these categories:
  • Essential Cocktail Books
  • Bartender Recipe Books
  • Drink Mixing Books
  • Alcohol Drink Recipe Books

About the Author

Mittie Hellmich is a photographer and former columnist for the Oregonian. Her photographs have appeared in Highballs, High Heels (0-8118-3017-9) and Atomic Cocktails (0-8118-1926-4). She is the author of Sangria (0-8118-4290-8), Paradise on Ice (0-8118-3302-X), and Party Shots (0-8118-3950-8), all from Chronicle Books. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Praise For…

"A must-have for every bartender (or wannabe bartender...), this book includes over 1,000 recipes for both classic cocktails and new drink recipes, from the Dirty Martini to the Tasmanian Twister Cocktail."—Cosmopolitan

Product Details
ISBN: 9780811843515
ISBN-10: 0811843513
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2006
Pages: 476
Language: English
Series: Ultimate Bar Book