Every drink for every day for every
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
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!