By Sharon Tyler Herbst
What's a grimy Martini? How do you pronounce Cuarenta Y Tres? Which glass do you utilize for a Stinger? How did the Margarita get its identify?
Answers to those questions and hundreds of thousands extra are available in The final A-to-Z Bar Guide, a one-stop, straight forward cocktail consultant that includes greater than 1,000 drink recipes and six hundred definitions for cocktail-related terms.
The final A-to-Z Bar Guide bargains a distinct mixture of positive factors, including:
Definitions of over six hundred cocktail- and drink-related phrases, together with liqueurs, varieties of beverages, cocktail jargon, and the etymology of beverages just like the Martini and the bushy Navel, all prepared in an easy-to-use A-to-Z structure with sound-out phonetics.
Drink recipes for greater than 1,000 cocktails for each season and occasion. Each recipe is whole with a photograph displaying the right glass to use.
rules on easy methods to determine visitors have a good time whereas encouraging in charge drinking.
pointers on every thing from stocking a house bar to choosing the proper glassware, plus a great deal of expert bartending methods and shortcuts for developing the fitting cocktail.
Humor via anecdotes, toasts, and prices from the well-known and infamous.
4 indexes that make discovering the directory you will have a snap!
Accessible, enjoyable, hip, and written within the Herbsts' inimitable sort, The final A-to-Z Bar Guide merits a spot at each domestic bar.
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