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Bartending For Dummies

by Ray Foley

Wiley | January 28, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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Make and serve drinks like a pro

This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 5th Edition also provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to know how to serve cocktails professionally, for themselves, or for their guests.

  • Detailed information on how to properly stock a bar with the latest and greatest glassware and tools
  • Expanded coverage on making exotic frozen/blended specialties and specialty coffees
  • Experimenting with the new flavor/buzz in Bourbons and Scotches: honey
  • The latest flavored rums, gins, ryes, and of course vodkas (buttered, waffle, sherbet, and marshmallow flavored are just a few new editions)
  • New coverage devoted to craft distillers
  • Fun, new ways to garnish drinks (even flaming options), rim, and serve drinks like a master mixologist
  • Tips on creating unique punches and even non-alcoholic drinks
  • The latest tips and advice on curing hangovers and hiccups

If you''re interested in crafting traditional or modern cocktails, Bartending For Dummies has you covered.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 384 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 in

Published: January 28, 2014

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118791266

ISBN - 13: 9781118791264

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Bartending For Dummies

by Ray Foley

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 384 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 in

Published: January 28, 2014

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1118791266

ISBN - 13: 9781118791264

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Bartending 5

Chapter 1: Just for Openers: The Right Tools and Glasses 7

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Home Bar 23

Chapter 4: Charts and Measures 33

Part II: Distilling the High Points of Various Spirits 41

Chapter 5: American and Canadian Whisk(e)y 43

Chapter 6: Aperitifs, Cordials, and Liqueurs 53

Chapter 7: Beer 63

Chapter 8: Brandy 67

Chapter 9: Cognac and Armagnac 73

Chapter 10: Gin 79

Chapter 11: Irish Whiskey 83

Chapter 12: Rum 87

Chapter 13: Scotch Whisky 93

Chapter 14: Tequila and Mezcal 99

Chapter 15: Vodka 105

Chapter 16: Wine 111

Part III: Cocktail Recipes 119

Chapter 17: Recipes from A to Z 121

Chapter 18: Martini Madness 297

Chapter 19: Drinks for Special Occasions 305

Chapter 20: Breakfast Cocktails 315

Chapter 21: Nonalcoholic Drinks 319

Part IV: The Part of Tens 323

Chapter 22: Ten Toasts to Mark Any Occasion 325

Chapter 23: At Least Ten Cures and Lores 327

Recipes Index 329

Topics Index 361

From the Publisher

Make and serve drinks like a pro

This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 5th Edition also provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to know how to serve cocktails professionally, for themselves, or for their guests.

  • Detailed information on how to properly stock a bar with the latest and greatest glassware and tools
  • Expanded coverage on making exotic frozen/blended specialties and specialty coffees
  • Experimenting with the new flavor/buzz in Bourbons and Scotches: honey
  • The latest flavored rums, gins, ryes, and of course vodkas (buttered, waffle, sherbet, and marshmallow flavored are just a few new editions)
  • New coverage devoted to craft distillers
  • Fun, new ways to garnish drinks (even flaming options), rim, and serve drinks like a master mixologist
  • Tips on creating unique punches and even non-alcoholic drinks
  • The latest tips and advice on curing hangovers and hiccups

If you''re interested in crafting traditional or modern cocktails, Bartending For Dummies has you covered.

From the Jacket

  • Make traditional and trendy cocktails
  • Become a master of mixology
  • Stock your bar like a pro
  • Mix up 1,000+ drink recipes

Discover how to mix drinks that will please every palate

This hands-on, friendly guide to bartending shows you how to become a master mixologist, from stocking your bar and working with the right tools and garnishes to discovering the latest and greatest in new cocktails. Whether you’re just getting started with bartending or looking for fresh ideas, Bartending For Dummies is the perfect how-to resource for making great drinks.

  • Set ‘em up — get the inside scoop on what tools and glassware you need for your bar
  • Stock up — know how much liquor and supplies to have on hand for a great get-together
  • A bit of background — review the various types of liquors, their origins, and their characteristics
  • Mix it up — make over 1,000 simple drink recipes with easy-to-follow instructions
  • The after-party — find out how to get rid of hiccups and tend to hangovers

Open the book and find:

  • The right glassware to use for each drink
  • How to create unforgettable garnishes for your cocktails
  • The best way to set up any size bar
  • Charts and measures related to drink mixing
  • Hints for serving and storing beer, wine, and liquors
  • Over 1,000 recipes for professional-grade drinks
  • How to make great nonalcoholic drinks

About the Author

Ray Foley is the founder and editor of BARTENDER Magazine. A consultant to some of the United States’ top distillers and importers, he is responsible for creating and naming new drinks for the liquor industry.

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