The Craft of the cocktail is possibly the best cocktail book ever written by probably the worlds greatest living book is a must for all professional. The Craft of the Cocktail has ratings and 20 reviews. Alex said: DeGroff is a well-respected cocktailian, but IMO, this book has aged poorly. Publish. The first real cookbook for cocktails, featuring recipes from the wolrd’s premier mixologist, Dale DeGroff. Covering the entire breadth of this.

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Die Frage, die sich mir stellt, ist nach der Zielgruppe dieses Buchs. At the Rainbow Room, it was popular and ambrosial. While these days you can barely make it a few blocks without stumbling on a cocktail bar touting from-scratch bitters and hand-chipped ice, Dale DeGroff remembers a time when apathetic bartenders presided over soda guns and packages of sour mix.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. This book serves as a good cocktail reference book with lots of information upfront, alphabetised classic cocktail recipes, and a glossary in the back. So I get out the lemon juice and simple syrup and add a few dashes of Angostura bitters. Get the Robb Report newsletter.

The Craft of the Cocktail

Brandon Monk rated it really liked it Mar 18, Recipes from the Award-Winning Bar which provides great modern cocktail recipes that are often based on classic ones. I made the cocktail, Bee Knees tonight and it was hit.

I worked at the beautiful Hotel Bel-Air. Modern Classic Cocktails, with More than Recipes already as my cocktail reference book.


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This is my first alma mater. Trivia About The Craft of the Nov 11, Josh rated it it was ok. Best cocktail book I’ve seen–great photos, good recipes.

He was angry he was on the day shift because they lost a bartender, so he hired me on the spot and put me on the next day. Maybe you would get a slushie, an artificially sweetened drink with some kind of rum. Refresh and try again. Please fill out this field with valid email address. I’ve read this but want to read it again. So, you know, it started out kind of clumsy, the whole culinary revolution.

However, the reference sections about vintage glassware and barware, and the techniques strewn throughout, do make it more useful. Otherwise, one of the best cocktail books on the market. Der Stone Sour ist ein Epitom der Cocktailkultur der 90er, und da viele Bartender ihren Beruf nicht wirklich lernen, muss ich heute noch hin und wieder Orangensaft in meinem Whiskey Sour erleben.

Subscribe Today at Huge Savings! Joseph Baum, welcome to the Four Seasons. It is vulgarly called a bittered sling and is supposed to be an excellent electioneering potion, in as much as it renders the heart stout and bold, at the same time that it fuddles the head…It is said also, to be of great use to a Democratic candidate because, a person having swallowed a glass of it, is ready to swallow anything else.

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The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes

Tags Lists, Interviews, My Career, cocktails. Published October 15th fegroff Clarkson Potter Publishers. It had a beautiful marble bar and he wanted beautiful classic cocktails to match—no mixes. As a service bartender, naturally I had to make many Irish coffees that morning.

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Step behind the bar. He wrote that cocktails are as American as baseball, and represent a composite beverage just as Americans are a composite people.

I read this book in 2 days and learned a lot. This was in Rockefeller Center. For that alone it made it worthwhile reading for me.

Then he told me the right way was with a shot of Cointreau and fresh lemon juice and sugar on the rim. Oct 15, Pages Buy.

Does anybody remember nouvelle and California cuisine? These ashtrays are too small; the tables are too close to the pool. Those were my Mad Men days. Jun 16, Helmut rated it liked degrooff Shelves: LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Throughout are rich stories, vintage recipes, fast facts, and other entertaining asides. And I gotta tell ya, hotel jobs are the coolest jobs. If you want a cocktail reference book with quite a lot of classic cocktail recipes, then this book is very good.

It was a little goofy, some of the stuff they did. It was the beginning of my education. I still remember the first Sazerac I had there, and the way it unfolded to my senses.