Cocktails, Cocktails & More Cocktails

by Kester Thompson

Charlesbridge Publishing | July 1, 2011 | Trade Paperback

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Every drink for every day for every occasion.

From Martinis and Manhattans to sparkling Bellinis and fruity, frozen daiquiris, this user-friendly collection of cocktail recipes will turn anyone into an outstanding bartender! Arranged by spirit type and filled with enticing photographs, it''s the perfect introduction to the intimidating world of drink-making.

Hundreds of fabulous concoctions are included, from traditional to trendy, from sophisticated to luscious tropical tastes. All your favorite liquors are here: vodka, gin, rum, whisky, brandy, and even sparkling, celebratory champagne.

Whip up a Bloody Mary for a special brunch or Hot Buttered Rum for a cold winter''s night. Sip a Mint Julep out on the porch, like a true Southerner. Get sexy with a Between the Sheets. Grab some cachaça, limes, and sugar and make a Caipirinha, Brazil''s delicious national drink. Or feel as if you''re down in old Havana with a Cuba Libre or minty Mojito. Plus, there are plenty of punches to enliven any party.

Most of the recipes include several variations to try out, and novices will find a wealth of basic information, including tips on what to drink and when; what equipment, glassware, and ingredients you''ll need; and which techniques you must know -including shaking, muddling, building, and layering. There''s also advice on getting everything ready and what to do when speed is of the essence.

When you want to learn how to mix drinks, this is the beginner''s guide you''ll need.

Drink up! Try these concoctions.plus variations. Brandy Alexander * Stinger * Bellini * Black Velvet * Buck''s Fizz * Kir Royale * Singapore Sling * Tom Collins * White Lady * Bahama Mama * Daiquiri * Planter''s Punch * Zombie * Long Island Iced Tea * and of course, a classic dry Martini! And so many more!

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 Pages, 8.66 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: July 1, 2011

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1936140535

ISBN - 13: 9781936140534

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Cocktails, Cocktails & More Cocktails

Cocktails, Cocktails & More Cocktails

by Kester Thompson

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 Pages, 8.66 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: July 1, 2011

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1936140535

ISBN - 13: 9781936140534

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Every drink for every day for every occasion.

From Martinis and Manhattans to sparkling Bellinis and fruity, frozen daiquiris, this user-friendly collection of cocktail recipes will turn anyone into an outstanding bartender! Arranged by spirit type and filled with enticing photographs, it''s the perfect introduction to the intimidating world of drink-making.

Hundreds of fabulous concoctions are included, from traditional to trendy, from sophisticated to luscious tropical tastes. All your favorite liquors are here: vodka, gin, rum, whisky, brandy, and even sparkling, celebratory champagne.

Whip up a Bloody Mary for a special brunch or Hot Buttered Rum for a cold winter''s night. Sip a Mint Julep out on the porch, like a true Southerner. Get sexy with a Between the Sheets. Grab some cachaça, limes, and sugar and make a Caipirinha, Brazil''s delicious national drink. Or feel as if you''re down in old Havana with a Cuba Libre or minty Mojito. Plus, there are plenty of punches to enliven any party.

Most of the recipes include several variations to try out, and novices will find a wealth of basic information, including tips on what to drink and when; what equipment, glassware, and ingredients you''ll need; and which techniques you must know -including shaking, muddling, building, and layering. There''s also advice on getting everything ready and what to do when speed is of the essence.

When you want to learn how to mix drinks, this is the beginner''s guide you''ll need.

Drink up! Try these concoctions.plus variations. Brandy Alexander * Stinger * Bellini * Black Velvet * Buck''s Fizz * Kir Royale * Singapore Sling * Tom Collins * White Lady * Bahama Mama * Daiquiri * Planter''s Punch * Zombie * Long Island Iced Tea * and of course, a classic dry Martini! And so many more!

About the Author

Kester Thompson is the brand manager for one of Israel''s biggest wineries, and has been a consultant for numerous restaurants and bars. He completed a course at the Absolut Akademi in Sweden, and is qualified to train bartenders worldwide.
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