From the Publisher
Whether you''re entertaining, bartending, or just looking to relax with a special drink, this is the guide you need. It''s packed with practical information, from glass types to proper techniques for shaking and mixing. At the core of the book are 365 cocktail recipes organized by base ingredient, with major chapters (color-coded for quick reference) on gin, rum, vodka, brandy, whisky, other spirits, and champagne. There''s also a chapter on non-alcoholic cocktails. Every recipe includes symbols indicating alcohol content as well as the ideal glass for serving, and a handy cross-referencing system enables you to choose cocktails according to mood, season, occasion, as well as by ingredient. Interspersed throughout are 25 "Cocktail Classics"--special features on famous concoctions, from the Whisky Sour to the Dry Martini. Illustrated with alluring color photos and spiral-bound to lie flat, 365 Cocktails is an essential companion for every home bar.