How to Booze: Exquisite Cocktails and Unsound Advice

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Harper Collins, May 18, 2010 - Humor - 224 pages
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Offering exquisite cocktails and unsound advice, How to Booze by Jordan Kaye and Marshall Altier pairs the perfect cocktail with unfailingly entertaining advice for all of life’s most alcohol-inducing moments. Much more than just a guide to mixology, How to Booze is a hilarious and remarkably prescient, if somewhat degenerate, guide to life—or at least that part of life that would be greatly improved in the company of Johnny Walker or Jack Daniels.

 

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User Review  - Jubercat - LibraryThing

I recently saw Jordan Kaye at a book festival where he demonstrated making a few of the cocktails from his book (one of which I got to taste test--yum!); he was both personable and funny, and ... Read full review

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not sure i would ever try some of the cocktails, due to the rarity of ingredients and my current location (Puritan Pennsylvania), but i laughed aloud almost on every page. brilliantly written. Read full review

Contents

Second DateModern Gimlet
9
The CloserDubonnet Cocktail
16
Going Going GoneTailspin
20
Gin Rickey
26
The Drunk DialVieux Carré
34
Fighting Infidelity with InfidelityFrench 75
41
Emotionally Unhealthy Moments
50
SometimeS We Drink
63
After WorkIrish Aspirin
99
Shopping While Intoxicated
106
Reading the Good BookAngel Face
114
Tawdry Holiday PartiesPresbyterian
120
the nuClear option
129
Holy SHITBellini
135
Your WeddingSouthside
143
Drinking at the ParkMint Julep
150

BrunchBloody Maria
70
BarbecuesMai Tai RoaAe
77
Tom Collins
83
Intentional Bad DrunkTipperary Cocktail
84
High School ReunionRusty Nail
91
eulogieS etc
157
Last Drink Before AAHudson Monarch
166
Stocking Up
173
Acknowledgments
179
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About the author (2010)

Jordan Kaye is a writer and lawyer with a life passion for moderate boozing. He lives with his wife, Jocelyn; their two children, Ellis and Gideon; and a sprawling collection of bottles and barware in Brooklyn, New York.

Marshall Altier is a bartender, a consultant, and a writer based in New York City and Hong Kong. He has been part of the opening teams of several well-known New York bars and his original creations have been featured in print in the New York Post's Page Six Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and New York magazine. He has also designed drink menus and food pairings for a variety of establishments and brands across the world.

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