Complete Book of Mixed Drinks, The (Revised Edition): More Than 1,000 Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Cocktails

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Harper Collins, Oct 22, 2002 - Cooking - 384 pages

With more than 100 new recipes for cocktails, mixed drinks, and nonalcoholic beverages, this revised edition of Anthony Dias Blue's classic guide fills us in on what we need to know:

  • How to stock a bar, listing alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages by probable frequency of use.
  • Bar and cocktail definitions -- learn the difference between a julep and a smash, a toddy and a flip.
  • Calorie charts, mixology tips, and illustrated descriptions of glasses.

Organized by spirit, each chapter is introduced by an accessible and eloquent essay. Discover more than 1,000 recipes for cocktails, categorized by Classics, Creative Concoctions, Signature Drinks, and Tropical Drinks -- everything from the popular Martini and the Coco Loco to Trader Vic's West Indies Punch, a Midori Sour, and a Velvet Hammer.

Whether entertaining, bartending, or simply relaxing with a favorite drink, this is the must-have bar book.

 

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Contents

STOCKING THE
1
VODKA
11
46
46
THE MARTINI
85
TEQUILA
96
AQUAVIT AND SCHNAPPS
120
131
131
BOURBON AND AMERICAN BLENDED WHISKEY
194
SCOTCH WHISKY
224
IRISH WHISKEY
234
BRANDY
242
LIQUEURS AND BITTERS
281
WINE DRINKS
320
NONALCOHOLIC DRINKS
342
Index
351
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About the author (2002)

Anthony Dias Blue is the author of several books, including The Complete Book of Mixed Drinks and American Wine: A Comprehensive Guide. For twenty years he has been Wine and Spirits editor of Bon Appétit. His reviews have appeared in magazines and newspapers across the country, including Wine Spectator, Robb Report, epicurious.com, American Way, and Decanter. Mr. Blue's Lifestyle Minute is broadcast several times daily on CBS radio. He lives in California.

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