About the Book"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"--
Book SynopsisA handsome and comprehensive bartending guide for professional and home bartenders that includes history, lore, and 115 recipes. The Essential Bar Book is full of indispensable information about everything boozy that's good to drink. This easy-to-navigate A-to-Z guide covers it all, from the tools of the trade to the history and mythology behind classic and modern drinks, and features 115 recipes for the world's most important cocktails.
About The AuthorA contributing editor to Wine Spectator, Jennifer Fielder writes WineSpectator's biweekly food and wine pairing column "8 & $20" and covers wine collecting, auctions, Q&As, and design for the magazine. She was a co-author of Brooklyn Beer Shop's Beer Making Book, and has a degree in English from Yale University and a Grande Diplome from the French Culinary Institute in New York City. PUNCH is a James Beard Award-winning media brand dedicated to drinks and drinking culture.