By Sharon Tyler Herbst
What's a filthy Martini? How do you pronounce Cuarenta Y Tres? Which glass do you employ 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, straightforward 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 different combination of positive factors, including:
Definitions of over six hundred cocktail- and drink-related phrases, together with liqueurs, different types of beverages, cocktail jargon, and the etymology of beverages just like the Martini and the bushy Navel, all equipped in an easy-to-use A-to-Z layout with sound-out phonetics.
Drink recipes for greater than 1,000 cocktails for each season and occasion. Each recipe is entire with a picture displaying the suitable glass to use.
principles on the right way to ensure visitors have a good time whereas encouraging accountable drinking.
tips about every little thing from stocking a house bar to choosing the proper glassware, plus a great deal of specialist bartending tips and shortcuts for developing the suitable cocktail.
Humor via anecdotes, toasts, and prices from the recognized and infamous.
4 indexes that make discovering the directory you will have a snap!
Accessible, enjoyable, hip, and written within the Herbsts' inimitable variety, The final A-to-Z Bar Guide merits a spot at each domestic bar.
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