What’s a Dirty Martini? How do you pronounce Cuarenta Y Tres? Which glass do you use for a Stinger? How did the Margarita get its name?
Answers to these questions and thousands more can be found in The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide, a one-stop, user-friendly cocktail guide featuring more than 1,000 drink recipes and 600 definitions for cocktail-related terms.
The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide offers a unique blend of features, including:
Definitions of over 600 cocktail- and drink-related terms, including liqueurs, types of drinks, cocktail jargon, and the etymology of drinks like the Martini and the Fuzzy Navel, all organized in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format with sound-out phonetics. Drink recipes for more than 1,000 cocktails for every season and occasion. Each recipe is complete with a graphic showing the appropriate glass to use. Ideas on how to make sure guests have a great time while encouraging responsible drinking. Tips on everything from stocking a home bar to choosing the right glassware, plus loads of professional bartending tricks and shortcuts for creating the perfect cocktail. Humor through anecdotes, toasts, and quotes from the famous and infamous. Four indexes that make finding the listing you want a snap!
Accessible, fun, hip, and written in the Herbsts’ inimitable style, The Ultimate A-to-Z Bar Guide deserves a place at every home and professional bar.
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About Sharon Tyler Herbst
SHARON TYLER HERBST is the award-winning author of fifteen other books, including the bestselling culinary reference guides The Food Lover’s Companion, The New Food Lover’s Tiptionary, The Wine Lover’s Companion (coauthored with her husband, Ron Herbst) and The Ultimate A-to-Z… More about Sharon Tyler Herbst
Published by Clarkson Potter Jul 01, 2009| ISBN 9780307568427