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    The Pdt Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy (Hardback) By (author) Jim Meehan, By (author) Chris Gall

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    DescriptionBeautifully illustrated, beautifully designed, and beautifully crafted, this is the ultimate bar book by NYC's most meticulous bartender. Now, Jim Meehan, PDT's innovative operator and mixmaster, is offering all 304 cocktail recipes available at PDT plus behind-the-scenes secrets. From his bar design, tools, and equipment to his techniques, food, and spirits, it's all here, stunningly illustrated by Chris Gall.


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    Title
    The Pdt Cocktail Book
    Subtitle
    The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jim Meehan, By (author) Chris Gall
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781402779237
    ISBN 10: 1402779232
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14580
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.5
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    DC22: 641.874
    B&T Approval Code: A97404052
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CKB088000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 641.8/74
    BISAC V2.8: CKB006000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TX951 .M36 2011
    DC23: 641.874
    Thema V1.0: WBXD
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes illustrations
    Publisher
    Sterling Publishing Co Inc
    Imprint name
    Sterling Publishing Co Inc
    Publication date
    07 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jim Meehan is one of the most celebrated figures in the drinks industry. Before opening PDT, he worked in major New York restaurants and bars. He is a contributing editor of Food & Wine magazine's annual cocktail book, Mr. Boston's Bartender Guide, and Sommelier Journal. Chris Gall has created designs for clients that include Ford, Nike, Pepsi, Shell Oil, Sony, McDonald's, and U.S. Steel. His work has been showcased in virtually every major publication in America, including Time, Newsweek, Forbes, People and the New York Times.
    Review quote
    "I'd peg this as the gift book of the season for the serious cocktail fan: It's extravagantly illustrated by artist Chris Gall, beautifully designed, fun to browse and possessed of a satisfying heft. And there are some 300 drink recipes, many extraordinary, to adapt as your own classic and new-classic cocktails." --"The Wall Street Journal""" "Jim Meehan seamlessly blends classic and cutting-edge in "The PDT Cocktail Book", and the result is basically a new-school bible for the cocktail geek. The book covers everything from barware to bacon-infused bourbon, complete with illustrations by Chris Gall. Buy two--despite your best gift-giving intentions, this is a book you'll want to keep for yourself. --MensHealth.com "Cocktails are evolving and becoming more culinary and with that evolution more skill is required from the craftsmen and women who make them. Jim Meehan of PDT is busily mapping the DNA of cutting edge cocktails and I am delighted he has decided to publish his delicious findings. "The PDT Cocktail Book" is a marvelous, classically illustrated book that I believe to be the book of the decade if not more." --Dale DeGroff, master mixologist and founding president of The Museum of the American Cocktail "Jim Meehan's book is, as the subtitle says, a manual for bartenders, and one that will undoubtedly become a bible for many of them. But any cook--or, for that matter, person--who's seriously interested in mixology will quickly realize it's the definitive work, a roadmap for a lifetime of amazing cocktails." -- Mark Bittman, "New York Times" columnist and author of "How to Cook Everything" "Americans have always loved drinking, but in the past five years or so America has recommitted itself to learning to drink well! Jim Meehan has helped lead this joyful renaissance, but his specific influence has been to decouple drink perfection from pompousness. Quality drinking should be as unintimidating and fun as it is delicious and smart: that's Jim Meehan's doing. I'm