The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique

Chronicle Books LLC - The bar book — bartending and mixology for the home cocktail enthusiastLearn the key techniques of bartending and mixology from a master: Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler,  The Bar Book is the only technique-driven cocktail handbook out there. Each technique is illustrated with how-to photography to provide inspiration and guidance.

Bartending and mixology techniques include the best practices for:juicingGarnishingCarbonatingStirring and shakingChoosing the correct ice for proper chilling and dilution of a drinkAnd, 12 Bottle Bar, The Joy of Mixology, much moreIf you found PTD Cocktail Book, Death and Co. And liquid intelligence to be helpful among bartending books, you will find Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s The Bar Book to be an essential bartender book.

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique - . This indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques, and then applies them to building the best drinks. Over 60 of the best drink recipes: The Bar Book contains more than 60 recipes that employ the techniques you will learn in this bartending book.





Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

W. W. Norton & Company - For devotees seeking the cutting edge, chitosan/gellan washing, chapters on liquid nitrogen, and the applications of a centrifuge expand the boundaries of traditional cocktail craft. Arnold’s book is the beginning of a new method of making drinks, a problem-solving approach grounded in attentive observation and creative techniques.

Winner of the 2015 james beard award for Best Beverage Book and the 2015 IACP Jane Grigson Award. A revolutionary approach to making better-looking, better-tasting drinks. In dave arnold’s world, the shape of an ice cube, tested, the sugars and acids in an apple, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, and tweaked.

With liquid intelligence, the creative force at work in Booker & Dax, New York City’s high-tech bar, brings readers behind the counter and into the lab. Featuring more than 120 recipes and nearly 450 color photographs, and infusing vodka with coffee, Liquid Intelligence begins with the simple—how ice forms and how to make crystal-clear cubes in your own freezer—and then progresses into advanced techniques like clarifying cloudy lime juice with enzymes, nitro-muddling fresh basil to prevent browning, orange, or peppercorns.

Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail - Practical tips for preparing drinks by the pitcher, making homemade sodas, and building a specialized bar in your own home are exactly what drink enthusiasts need to know. There, sugar concentration, arnold and his collaborators investigate temperature, carbonation, and acidity in search of ways to enhance classic cocktails and invent new ones that revolutionize your expectations about what a drink can look and taste like.

Years of rigorous experimentation and study—botched attempts and inspired solutions—have yielded the recipes and techniques found in these pages.





The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes

Clarkson Potter - It begins with the history of spirits, the development of the mixed drink, and the culture it created, how they’re made but without too much boring science, all drawn from DeGroff’s vast library of vintage cocktail books. Covering the entire breadth of this rich subject, personalities, and use tools correctly; and it delivers unique concoctions, and anecdotes; it shows you how to set up a bar, many featuring DeGroff’s signature use of fresh juices, The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: it delves into history, master important techniques, as well as all the classics.

And then the meat of the matter: 500 recipes, including everything from tried-and-true classics to of-the-moment originals. Throughout are rich stories, fast facts, vintage recipes, and other entertaining asides. Then on to stocking the essential bar, choosing the right tools and ingredients, and mastering key techniques—the same information that DeGroff shares with the bartenders he trains in seminars and through his videos.

The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes - The first real cookbook for cocktails, featuring 500 recipes from the wolrd's premier mixologist, Dale DeGroff. The craft of the cocktail is that treatment, destined to become the bible of the bar. Beautiful color photographs and a striking design round out the cookbook approach to this subject, highlighting the difference between an under-the-bar handbook and a stylish, full-blown treatment.





Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails, with More than 500 Recipes

Ten Speed Press - Filled with beautiful, evocative photography; illustrative charts and infographics; and colorful essays about the characters who fill the bar each night; Death & Co—like its namesake bar—is bold, elegant, and setting the pace for mixologists around the world. But more than just a collection of recipes, a complete guide to buying and using spirits,  Death & Co is also a complete cocktail education, with information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques.

The definitive guide to the contemporary craft cocktail movement, from one of the highest-profile, most critically lauded, and influential bars in the world. Death & co is the most important, influential, and oft-imitated bar to emerge from the contemporary craft cocktail movement. Boasting a supremely talented and creative bar staff—the best in the industry—Death & Co is also the birthplace of some of the modern era’s most iconic drinks, such as the Oaxaca Old-Fashioned, Naked and Famous, and the Conference.

Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails, with More than 500 Recipes - Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails,  Death & Co features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails. Since its opening in 2006, death & co has been a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts, and the winner of every major industry award—including America’s Best Cocktail Bar and Best Cocktail Menu at the Tales of the Cocktail convention.





The Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails

Chronicle Books LLC - Loaded with essential-to-know topics such as barware, tools, and mixing tips. Classic cocktails and new drinks: as the mistress of mixology, the author Mittie Hellmich has the classics down for the Martini, the Bloody Mary—and the many variations such as the Dirty Martini and the Virgin Mary. The ultimate bar book — the bartender's bible and a james beard nominee for the best Wine and Spirit book, 2008The cocktail book for your home: The Ultimate Bar Book is an indispensable guide to classic cocktails and new drink recipes.

With dozens of recipes for garnishes, infusions, gelatin shooters, and non-alcoholic beverages; and let's not forget an essential selection of hangover remedies, rims, and syrups; punches, hot drinks,  The Ultimate Bar Book is nothing short of top-shelf. If you liked ptd cocktail book, 12 bottle bar and The Joy of Mixology,  you'll love The Ultimate Bar Book.

The Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails - And then there are all the creative new elixirs the author brings to the table, like the Tasmanian Twister Cocktail or the Citron Sparkler. Illustrated secrets of classic cocktails and more: Illustrations show precisely what type of glass should be used for each drink.





Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions

Ten Speed Press - In cocktail codex, daiquiri, martini, " six easily identifiable and memorizable! templates that encompass all cocktails: the old-fashioned, these experts reveal for the first time their surprisingly simple approach to mastering cocktails: the "root recipes, sidecar, whisky highball, and flip. Once you understand the hows and whys of each "family, " you'll understand why some cocktails work and others don't, what you can omit and what you can substitute when you're missing ingredients, why you like the drinks you do, when to shake and when to stir, and what sorts of drinks you should turn to--or invent--if you want to try something new.

James beard award winner • from the authors of the best-selling and genre-defining cocktail book Death & Co, Cocktail Codex is a comprehensive primer on the craft of mixing drinks that employs the authors' unique "root cocktails" approach to give drink-makers of every level the tools to understand, execute, and improvise both classic and original cocktails.

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions - There are only six cocktails. So say alex day, nick fauchald, and David Kaplan, the visionaries behind the seminal craft cocktail bar Death & Co.





Meehan's Bartender Manual

Ten Speed Press - Meehan’s bartender manual is acclaimed mixologist Jim Meehan’s magnum opus—and the first book to explain the ins and outs of the modern bar industry. This densely informative, yet approachable manual is presented in an iconic package--featuring a textured cover with debossed type, and nearly 500 pages--making it an instant classic to be enjoyed now, rounded corners, and for years to come.

Whether you’re a professional looking to take your career to the next level or an enthusiastic amateur interested in better understanding concepts like mise en place and the mechanics of drink making, Meehan’s Bartender Manual is the definitive modern guide. Thoughtful contributions from more than 50 colleagues around the world who’ve greatly contributed to global cocktail culture further contextualize Meehan’s philosophy.

Meehan's Bartender Manual - Winner of the 2018 james beard foundation cookbook award in "beverage" categoryfinalist for the 2018 international Association of Culinary Professionals IACP Book Awards Winner of the 2018 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award for Best New Cocktail or Bartending BookA stunningly packaged, definitive guide to bar-building from one of the world’s most acclaimed bartenders.

Timeless black-and-white portraits of these industry experts round out this comprehensive tome. This groundbreaking work chronicles Meehan’s storied career in the bar business through practical, enlightening chapters that mix history with professional insight. Meehan’s deep dive covers the essential topics, drink mixing technique, service, bar design, menu development, including the history of cocktails and bartending, spirits production, hospitality, and the tools you’ll need to create a well-stocked bar—all brought to life in over 150 black- and-white illustrations by artist Gianmarco Magnani.

The book also includes recipes for 100 cocktail classics--including Meehan originals--plus insights as to why he makes them the way he does, offering unprecedented access to a top bartender’s creative process.





Smuggler's Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki

Ten Speed Press - Martin and rebecca cate, and re-invented; hollywood starlets and scandals; and tiki’s modern-day revival, stolen, founders and owners of Smuggler’s Cove the most acclaimed tiki bar of the modern era take you on a colorful journey into the lore and legend of tiki: its birth as an escapist fantasy for Depression-era Americans; how exotic cocktails were invented, in this James Beard Award-winning cocktail book.

Featuring more than 100 delicious recipes original and historic, plus a groundbreaking new approach to understanding rum, Smuggler’s Cove is the magnum opus of the contemporary tiki renaissance. Make yourself a mai tai, and prepare to lose yourself in the fantastical world of tiki, put your favorite exotica record on the hi-fi, one of the most alluring—and often misunderstood—movements in American cultural history.

Smuggler's Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki - Whether you’re looking for a new favorite cocktail, tips on how to trick out your home tiki grotto, or inspiration for your next tiki party, help stocking your bar with great rums, Smuggler’s Cove has everything you need to transform your world into a Polynesian Pop fantasia.





Imbibe! Updated and Revised Edition: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to "Professor" Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar

TarcherPerigee - Wondrich reveals never-before-published details and stories about this larger-than-life nineteenth-century figure, slings, and other essential drinks, cocktails, fizzes, sours, along with definitive recipes for more than 100 punches, toddies, along with detailed historical and mixological notes. This colorful and good-humored volume is a must-read for anyone who appreciates the timeless appeal of a well-made drink-and the uniquely American history behind it.

The newly updated edition of David Wondrich’s definitive guide to classic American cocktails. Cocktail writer and historian david wondrich presents the colorful, little-known history of classic American drinks--and the ultimate mixologist's guide--in this engaging homage to Jerry Thomas, father of the American bar.

Imbibe! Updated and Revised Edition: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in Stories and Drinks to "Professor" Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar - Now updated with newly discovered recipes and historical information, the Mint Julep which Wondrich places before the American Revolution, this new edition includes the origins of the first American drink, and those of the Cocktail itself. It also provides more detail about 19th century spirits, many new and colorful anecdotes and details about Thomas's life, and influential cocktails not covered in the original edition, delicious, and a number of particularly notable, rounding out the picture of pre-Prohibition tippling.

. The first edition, published in 2007, won a James Beard Award.





The Joy of Mixology, Revised and Updated Edition: The Consummate Guide to the Bartender's Craft

Clarkson Potter - A thoroughly updated edition of the 2003 classic that home and professional bartenders alike refer to as their cocktail bible. With regan's renowned system for categorizing drinks helps bartenders not only to remember drink recipes but also to invent their own, The Joy of Mixology, Revised and Updated Edition is the original drinks book for both professionals and amateurs alike.

This brand-new edition fills in the gaps since the book first published, incorporating Regan's special insight on the cocktail revolution from 2000 to the present and a complete overhaul of the recipe section. Gary regan, has revised his original tome for the 15th anniversary with new material: many more cocktail recipes--including smart revisions to the originals--and fascinating information on the drink making revival that has popped up in the past decade, the "most-read cocktail expert around" Imbibe, confirming once again that this is the only cocktail reference you need.

The Joy of Mixology, Revised and Updated Edition: The Consummate Guide to the Bartender's Craft - A prolific writer on all things cocktails, Gary Regan and his books have been a huge influence on mixologists and bartenders in America.





The 12 Bottle Bar: A Dozen Bottles. Hundreds of Cocktails. A New Way to Drink.

Workman Publishing Company - And it’s a literate guide--describing with great liveliness everything from the importance of vermouth and bitters the “salt and pepper” of mixology to the story of a punch bowl so big it was stirred by a boy in a rowboat. It’s a system, a tool kit, a recipe book. It’s a surprising guide--tequila didn’t make the cut, and neither did bourbon, but genever did.

Beginning with one irresistible idea--a complete home bar of just 12 key bottles--here’s how to make more than 200 classic and unique mixed drinks, slings, toddies, plus the perfect Martini, the perfect Manhattan, and highballs, including sours, and the perfect Mint Julep.