Essential Bar Book: The Ultimate A-to-Z Guide to Spirits, Cocktails, and Wine, with 115 Recipes for the World’s Great Drinks.
A handsome and comprehensive bartending guide for professional and home bartenders that includes history, lore, and 150 recipes. What’s the difference between and martini and a gibson? Does absinthe really cause insanity? Which type of glass should a moscow mule be served in? The Bar Bible answers all of these questions and more, with fascinating information about everything boozy that’s good to drink. From author and Wine Spectator contributing editor Jennifer Fiedler, this book presents essential bartending information, from the tools of the trade to the history and mythology behind classic cocktails in an easy-to-navigate alphabetical guide.