Classic and modern-day cocktails for gin lovers
Author: Love Food Editors
Publisher: Parragon Books Ltd
View: 3736Gin, distinctive for its combination of juniper berries and botanicals such as coriander and angelica, continues to be a main player in the modern cocktail bar, in both classic and modern guises. The recent growth in micro-distilleries and fashionable gin bars has made a significant impact on its profile as a drink with a contemporary vibe. There is even a World Gin Day, the second Saturday in June, an event that sees festivals, cocktail hours, street parties and tastings all over the world. The Bartender’s Guide to Gin starts with a thorough guide to equipment and approaches, followed by a heady selection of 100 gin-based recipes. These include old favorites such as Gin Sling and Alabama Slammer, exotic concoctions such as Magnolia Blossom and Bloodhound, and modern recipes celebrating new trends and ingredients, such as Mango and Black Pepper Cocktail and Gin and Matcha Green Tea Cocktail. Selected pages also offer useful practical information about the colorful history of gin, from the early Genever gins to the use of gin for medicinal purposes.
Author: Frederic Le Bordays
Publisher: Weldon Owen
View: 2251With more than 60 recipes that combine tradition and modernity, this book revisits the history of cocktails, from speakeasies to modern lounges, and the famous bartenders behind them. Organized into three sections—shaken cocktails, stirred cocktails, and punches—the recipes include garnish ideas, variations, and colorful notes about each drink’s creation.
Author: HAMLYN BOOKS
Publisher: Hamlyn (UK)
View: 1673A collection of more than 50 gin-based drinks which are quick to make. It features a selection of cocktails, ranging from the timeless "Dry Martini" to more exotic delights like the "Juliana Blue". There are variations and tips to help the novice as well as the accomplished cocktail maker, as well as anecdotes.
Author: Stuart Walton
Publisher: Lorenz Books
View: 1284This superb little book contains a selection of 50 gin recipes, from best-loved blends such as Gin Swizzle, Dry Martini and My Fair Lady to trendy new mixes such as Park Avenue, Arctic Summer and Lady Killer. The book's introduction outlines the history of gin and its new-found popularity amongst cocktail connoisseurs; then, there are guidelines on how to serve gin, the specialist equipment you will need and the best types of glasses to use. There are step-by-step instructions on the tricks of the trade, such as crushing ice, frosting glasses, making fruit twists, and steeping gin, as well as professional bartending tips. Each recipe explains the cocktail's history and suggests suitable garnishes. Whether you are planning a fabulous cocktail party or seeking to impress your dinner guests with a cheeky aperitif, this book will help you enjoy gin in a myriad of ways.
How to appreciate gin from still to serve
Author: Tristan Stephenson
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
View: 2121"I found it hard to stay put while reading; I constantly wanted to leap up and strike out for a liquor store to test my new knowledge." Review of The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace, The Wall Street Journal. Join the gin craze with this captivating introduction to the world of gin, plus recipes for perfect gin cocktails, brought to you by award-winning bartender and bestselling author Tristan Stephenson. Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine “genever” to gin’s commercialization. From the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London to the golden age that it is now experiencing. In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries have cropped up all over the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. In this book, you’ll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the gin production process, and the science. Follow Tristan's expertly honed recipes and to enjoy a Classic Martini, Negroni, Gimlet, Aviation, Martinez and Singapore Sling at home.
A Spirited History from Alchemists' Stills and Colonial Outposts to Gin Palaces, Bathtub Gin, and Artisanal Cocktails
Author: Richard Barnett
Publisher: Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
View: 339“An absorbing popular history of one of history’s most popular drinks” (Booklist). Gin has been a drink of kings infused with crushed pearls and rose petals, and a drink of the poor flavored with turpentine and sulfuric acid. Born in alchemists’ stills and monastery kitchens, its earliest incarnations were juniper flavored medicines used to prevent plague, ease the pains of childbirth, even to treat a lack of courage. In The Book of Gin, Richard Barnett traces the life of this beguiling spirit, once believed to cause a “new kind of drunkenness.” In the eighteenth century, gin-crazed debauchery (and class conflict) inspired Hogarth’s satirical masterpieces “Gin Lane” and “Beer Street.” In the nineteenth century, gin was drunk by Napoleonic War naval heroes, at lavish gin palaces, and by homesick colonials, who mixed it with their bitter anti-malarial tonics. In the early twentieth century, the illicit cocktail culture of Prohibition made gin—often dangerous bathtub gin—fashionable again. And today, with the growth of small-batch distilling, gin has once-again made a comeback. Wide-ranging, impeccably researched, and packed with illuminating stories, The Book of Gin is lively and fascinating, an indispensable history of a complex and notorious drink. “The Book of Gin is full of history that will make you grin . . . An enchanting read.” —Cooking by the Book
Author: Emma Stokes
View: 4587The Periodic Table of Cocktails is a fun, concise, and appealingly geeky new concept to cocktail appreciation. The foundation of the book is a periodic table organized by cocktail styles (Martinis and Up, Fruity/Tropical, Highballs/Muddles, Collinses/Fizzes, etc.) and by predominant base alcohols across the chart’s rows (vodka, gin, tequila, etc.). If you like one cocktail in the table, you should enjoy all the cocktails that surround it. The book also offers the background history and make-it-yourself recipe for each of the more than 100 “elements” or cocktails. The book will be published with a companion volume, The Periodic Table of Wine.
Author: Frank Caiafa
View: 7318“The textbook for a new generation.” —Jeffrey Morgenthaler, author of The Bar Book “A true classic in its own right . . . that will be used as a reference for the next 100 years and more.” —Gaz Regan, author of The Joy of Mixology 2017 JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION BOOK AWARD NOMINEE: BEVERAGE 2017 SPIRITED AWARD® NOMINEE: BEST NEW COCKTAIL & BARTENDING BOOK Frank Caiafa—bar manager of the legendary Peacock Alley bar in the Waldorf Astoria—stirs in recipes, history, and how-to while serving up a heady mix of the world’s greatest cocktails. Learn to easily prepare pre-Prohibition classics such as the original Manhattan, or daiquiris just as Hemingway preferred them. Caiafa also introduces his own award-winning creations, including the Cole Porter, an enhanced whiskey sour named for the famous Waldorf resident. Each recipe features tips and variations along with notes on the drink’s history, so you can master the basics, then get adventurous—and impress fellow drinkers with fascinating cocktail trivia. The book also provides advice on setting up your home bar and scaling up your favorite recipe for a party. Since it first opened in 1893, the Waldorf Astoria New York has been one of the world’s most iconic hotels, and Peacock Alley its most iconic bar. Whether you’re a novice who’s never adventured beyond a gin and tonic or an expert looking to expand your repertoire, The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book is the only cocktail guide you need on your shelf.
The Mixologist's Guide to Classic Drinks for Morning, Noon & Night
Author: Molly Wellmann
Publisher: Betterway Home
View: 1760The Perfect Cocktail, Any Time! Enjoy classic cocktails in true pre-Prohibition style--throughout the day! Inside you'll find recipes for the perfect brunch cocktails, refreshing afternoon cocktails and invigorating happy hour drinks, plus dinner cocktails perfect for pairing with meals, and relaxing nightcaps. Each cocktail recipe is carefully crafted to create the perfect balance of the sweet, the sour, the bitter and the spirit, producing a delicious drink every time. The secret is using fresh, house-made mixers. You'll find complete instructions for making your own simple syrups, bitters, liqueurs and cordials using unique ingredients such as cardamom, cilantro, rosemary, lavender, eucalyptus, five-spice and more. Plus you'll learn the fascinating histories of classic pre-Prohibition cocktails such as the very vintage Sherry Cobbler and the silky smooth Ramos Gin Fizz and try some new Prohibition-inspired cocktails such as the Kitty Burke and Bees in Kilts. With more than 100 recipes inside you're sure to discover your new favorite drink.
Author: Tristan Stephenson
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
View: 6945An innovative, captivating tour of the finest gins and distilleries the world has to offer, brought to you by bestselling author and gin connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace is the follow-up to master mixologist Tristan Stephenson’s hugely successful books, 'The Curious Bartender' and 'The Curious Bartender: An Odyssey of Malt, Bourbon & Rye Whiskies'. Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine ‘genever’ to gin’s commercialization and the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London, through to its partnership with tonic water – creating the most palatable and enjoyable anti-malarial medication – to the golden age that it is now experiencing. In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries are cropping up all over the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. In this book, you’ll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the gin production process and the science of flavour before taking a tour through the most exciting distilleries and gins the world has to offer. Finally, put Tristan’s mixology skills into practice with a dozen spectacular cocktails including a Purl, a Rickey and a Fruit Cup.
Author: Dave Broom
Publisher: Hachette UK
View: 895'You could not write a more sophisticated book or pack more detail onto each page...it is rocket science impressive' Huffington Post In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit. The number of brands grows every day and bartenders - and consumers - are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, with more brands available than ever before, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy. With this book as your guide, discover: How gin is made What a botanical is and how they impact a gin's flavour What the difference between Dutch, London, Scottish, Spanish and American gins is How you drink them to maximise your pleasure Whether there is life beyond the gin & tonic (yes!) The body of the book covers 120 gins which Dave has tested four ways - with tonic, with lemonade, in a negroni and in a martini - and then scored. In addition, each gin is categorised according to an ingenious flavour camp system, which highlights its core properties and allows you to understand how you can best drink it, and therefore enjoy it.
The Devoted Gin Drinker's Companion
Author: Geraldine Coates
Publisher: Prion Books
View: 2611Gin celebrates the clear liquor in all its guises—straight, flavored, in cocktails—and this book will go down as smoothly as a lovingly created gin and tonic. It describes the history of the spirit; its production and distillation over time; and where to buy the premier brands. Plus, there are tasting notes and even recipes—including the perfect G&T, of course!
Author: Klaus St. Rainer
View: 6665Learn how premium gin is made and gain insight from profiles of more than 45 gins by distillers from all over the world, acquire top tips on how to serve and taste it, and follow step-by-step instructions to make your own irresistible infusions. Gin aficionados, let your ima-gin-ation run wild! Curiously quirky yet comprehensive, this is your ultimate guide to choosing and infusing your favorite spirit. Discover 45 of the top craft gins from the US, Canada, England, Scotland, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, and enjoy an in-depth profile of the smallest commercial distiller of its kind. Soon you'll be familiar with botanical flavors and craft ingredients like raspberry syrup, hibiscus sugar, and smoky ice cubes. Once you know your coupe from your collins, peruse and prepare a gorgeous array of cocktail recipes straight from the mind of international mixologist Klaus St. Rainer. Whether you choose a classic Martini or a Royal Hibiscus Gin Fizz, Ginspiration will put you in the spirit to shake up something sensational.
The Essential Guide to the King of Cocktails
Author: Nannette Stone
Publisher: Peter Pauper Press, Inc.
View: 3199Get acquainted with the classic cocktail of James Bond, speakeasies, and three-martini lunches (not recommended!). This ''Essential Guide to the King of Cocktails'' serves up the lore and allure of the martini, garnished with pithy quotations and etiquette tips. More than 80 recipes will satisfy both purists and the playful. Covers martini history, the well-equipped martini bar, recipes, and the morning after. The perfect book for every imbiber!
Simple long drinks & cocktails from the world's leading bars
Author: Fever-Tree Limited
Publisher: Hachette UK
View: 9715'The Ultimate G&T' -- Jamie Oliver 'The best tonic on the planet' -- Ashton Kutcher The first cocktail book to put the mixers centre-stage, from brilliant Fever-Tree brand and created by leading bartenders around the world. Rather than starting with the spirits, this book focuses on key mixers - including tonic, lemonade, ginger ale, ginger beer and cola. Leading bartenders have created 125 classic and contemporary cocktail recipes that make the most of the botanical partnerships. The book also explores the origins of key ingredients, including quinine, lemons and elderflower, revealing the role quinine has played in geo-politics, for example, and the impact different herbs have on taste. In the way that we increasingly want to know the source and production methods of the food we eat, so this guide allows you to understand more fully what we drink - and use that knowledge to create the most delicious cocktails.
201 Ways to Mix the Perfect American Cocktail
Author: Sally Ann Berk
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
View: 5024The Martini Book includes dozens of delicious new recipes and even more useful information on creating flawless versions of our most popular and enduring cocktail. It's classic, sublime, and America's favorite indulgenceÑ the martini. As the symbol for sophistication and "cool," it stands alone. The traditional "dry martini," made with gin and a hint of vermouth, may be the starting point but The Martini Book takes it to the next level, offering hundreds of modern twists in addition to the tried and true original. Make no mistake, the classic versions of the drink are here, complete with tips for making them perfectly every time. But for those who are more adventurous or looking to expand their drink repertoire, new recipes include the Flirtini, the GreenTeani, the Frosty Mango Martini, the Ginger Snap Martini, and many, many more. There is also practical information on stirring and shaking, a list of essential bar tools (including glassware), and a list of must-have ingredients for any home bar. The beautiful full-color photographs provide inspiration and a guide to making drinks that are as beautiful as they are satisfying.
Over 40 of the Best Cocktails for Serious Gin Lovers
Author: Dan Jones
Publisher: Hardie Grant
View: 9021A gin manual for the home mixologist – a perfect gift or self purchase for anyone riding the gin trend Gin is the spirit of the moment. With such a huge array of new premium and imported brands hitting the US market, a little guidance is surely required. In GIN, Dan Jones introduces readers to the best gin makers on the planet, as well as some of the most exciting mixes that can be made from the spirit. If you're a fan of a classic G&T and want to take things to unchartered territories, look no further. Featuring all the staples like the Gin Fizz, Martini, and Gimlet, Dan will have you dabbling with a Pink Lady, a Negroni, and a Rhubarb Sparkler in no time. The cocktails include easy three-ingredient-recipes, from punches and apertifs to teas, martinis, and more. Dan also shares his favorite syrup recipes that will elevate your cocktail-making skills to new levels. With one bottle, you will soon be mixing over 60 drinks that will make you the life and soul of any party.