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Cocktails Faq : All That's Left to Know About the Drinks, the Bars, and the Legends (Paperback) (Cheryl
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(FAQ Pop Culture). Cocktails FAQ spans the cocktail's curious history from the 1500s through the illicit speakeasy culture of Prohibition to the explosive, dynamic industry it is today. Along the way, readers will learn all about their favorite spirits, what exactly is a cocktail garnish, the different types of ice used in a cocktail, and get the scoop on all types of cocktails from around the globe. Also featured are famous bartenders, from the 1800s to today. Learn all about craft bars, from their beginnings to today, along with a list of the most popular ones, state by state. Also featured are chapters on glassware, bar tools, and terminology; cocktails in film, music, and television; drinking songs and games, toasts, cocktail trivia, poems, bar tricks, limericks, and more. Also featuring over 75 recipes for cocktails, mixers, and bitters, Cocktails FAQ is the essential guide to all things cocktail!
(FAQ). Cocktails FAQ spans the cocktail's curious history from its roots in beer-swilling 18th-century England through the illicit speakeasy culture of Prohibition to the explosive, dynamic industry it is today. Along the way, readers learn how their favorite spirits are distilled and explore the cultural touchstones associated with numerous brands. Additionally, well-known bartenders from around the country offer up advice on everything, including using fresh-squeezed juices, finding artisanal bitters, and creating perfect cubes of ice that will help create intriguing, balanced cocktails. Finally, Cocktails FAQ features 25 must-know recipes for iconic drinks such as the Manhattan and the Martini, including cultural anecdotes and often-told myths about their origins.
Number of Pages: 400.0
Genre: History, Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Beverages / Bartending, Beverages / Wine + Spirits, Social History
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corp
Author: Cheryl Charming
Street Date: October 9, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-9044