Bartending for Dummies

Bartending for Dummies

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"Discover the art of cocktail making with this easy-to-read guide." Anthony Foglio, President & CEO Skyy Spirits Discover dozens of hip and classy martini recipes Everything you need to shake, stir, and serve like a pro Want to make a perfect martini or the consummate cosmopolitan? From classic drinks to todays coolest cocktails, this comprehensive A-to-Z guide shows you how to mix up whatever concoctions you or your guests might desire. With over 1,000 drink recipes, plus how-tos on bar set-up, party planning, and more, its just what you need to wet your whistle! Praise for Bartending For Dummies "Convivial Bartender-Publisher Ray Foley offers tested advice and tips as only a man can who has professionally served thousands behind the bar." LeRoy Neiman, LeRoy Neiman, Inc. "Informative, entertaining, and highly readable. Ive been in the spirits industry for more than 25 years, and I still learned something." Mike Donohoe, CEO of Future Brands LLC Discover how to: Create over 1,000 different drinks Shake, stir, strain, and serve like a pro Make over 100 great shooters Buy enough supplies for parties Pick the perfect glass
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 140.7 x 215.9 x 22.1mm | 408.24g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 076453968X
  • 9780764539688

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: The Basics. Chapter 1: Just for Openers: The Right Tools and Glasses. Chapter 2: Methods to the Madness. Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Home Bar. Chapter 4: Charts and Measures. Part II: Short Shots from American Whiskey to Wine. Chapter 5: American and Canadian Whisk(e)y. Chapter 6: Aperitifs, Cordials, and Liqueurs. Chapter 7: Beer. Chapter 8: Brandy. Chapter 9: Cognac and Armagnac\. Chapter 10: Gin. Chapter 11: Irish Whiskey. Chapter 12: Rum. Chapter 13: Scotch Whisky. Chapter 14: Tequila and Mezcal. Chapter 15: Vodka. Chapter 16: Wine. Part III: The Recipes. Chapter 17: Recipes from A to Z. Chapter 18: Those Famous Pousse-Cafes. Chapter 19: Punches. Chapter 20: Nonalcoholic Drinks. Part IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 21: At Least Ten Cures and Lores. Chapter 22: Ten Thousand Web Sites and Other Resources. Recipes Index. Topics Index.
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..".a very interesting and informative book..." (M2 Best Books, May 2004)
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About Ray Foley

Ray Foley is a former Marine with over 20 years of bartending and restaurant experience. He is the founder and publisher of Bartender Magazine. His other books include The Ultimate Cocktail Book and The Ultimate Little Martini Book.
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