The Professional Bartender's Handbook is more than a recipe guide. If you have ever wondered what ingredients were in your favorite drink, this book will teach you. With nearly 1,500 different cocktails, shooters, and even a non-alcoholic section, there is a drink (or two) for everyone.
This new book is fun and easy to read. The recipes are in alphabetical order, along with suggested glassware, ingredients, and garnishes. You will learn tips and tricks, bar terminology, measurements, how to set up a bar, glassware, responsible serving issues, garnishes, bar games and tricks, famous toasts, and much more. You will learn the most popular brands of alcohol, as well as what wines complement your dinner selection.
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You'll find the answers to all of these questions and much more in this indispensable guide. Rather than teaching you recipes for drinks you've never heard of and will never have to make, the authors focus on the fundamentals of bartending--using the tools, learning the terminology and drink mnemonics, and setting up for a cocktail party. This book will transform the most ignorant imbiber into a sauce-slinger extraordinaire, ready to go out and bartend recreationally or professionally.
This guide includes:
-Basic bar setups, tools, and helpful techniques
-Hundreds of recipes for the most popular drinks and punches, from chocolate martinis to salty dogs
-New chapters featuring everything a bartender needs to know about beer and wine
-A new and improved guide to throwing a fabulous cocktail party
-Hints on finding a bartending job
-Diagrams, illustrations, and many useful tips throughout.
Whether tending bar or entertaining at home, experienced bartenders or novices will find The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Bartending, Second Edition, serves up everything drink makers need to know to create great tasting beverages and cocktails. This updated edition includes:
?One hundred brand-new recipes and the latest techniques
?A brand-new section on creating specialty and theme cocktails for weddings and parties
?New recipes for making mixers, bitters, and more
This up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use guide presents recipes for hundreds of cocktails and mixed drinks, plus step-by-step directions for making virtually every popular mixed drink, both contemporary and classic-from an A.B.C. to a Zorbatini. Plus, the book includes full coverage of all the basics of bartending, including equipment, ingredients, techniques, glassware, and garnishes. Includes more than 850 recipes in simple alphabetical order, with step-by-step instructions and problem-solving tips A tough waterproof cover makes this guide perfect for using on the job and on the fly Includes a mini-course on professional bartending for first-timers or anyone who needs a refresher course
Written by wine and spirits expert Mardee Regan—a Julia Child Cookbook Award nominee—The Bartender's Best Friend, Second Edition is the perfect resource for every mixologist.