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By Joseph Piercy

A humorous and interesting advisor to liqueurs and spirits, that includes greater than 60 beverages from forty international locations and easy-to-follow publications to creating liqueurs at home
From the japanese ecu favourite Becherovka whose recipe is understood to simply humans; to classic cocktail elements like Midori, the brilliant eco-friendly jap melon drink that was once introduced on the Studio 54 wrap get together for Saturday evening Fever, Goldwasser, the gold-flecked German drink that has been brewed because the sixteenth century and is meant to have alchemical effects—this collection tells the tales at the back of the word's such a lot impressive drinks. Alongside the A–Z is a chain of easy-to-follow recipes for liqueurs and spirits, for readers wanting to concoct their very own fruit brandies or make a standard summer time cup like PIMMS. The extra than 100 cocktail and shooter recipes comprise, after all, the vintage Nineteen Eighties cocktail the Slippery Nipple.

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