Vintage Spirits And Forgotten Cocktails: Prohibition Centennial Edition: From The 1920 Pick-me-up To The Zombie And Beyond - 150+ Rediscovered Recipes And The Stories Behin

March 3, 2020|
Vintage Spirits And Forgotten Cocktails: Prohibition Centennial Edition: From The 1920 Pick-me-up To The Zombie And Beyond - 150+ Rediscovered Recipes And The Stories Behin by Ted Haigh
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In this new, expanded edition ofVintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails—issued for the 100th Anniversary of National Prohibition—historian, expert, and drink aficionado Dr. Cocktail vastly widens his examination of 1920-1933, the thirteen-year period when women got the Vote, child labor was abolished and, ironically, saw the cocktail elevated, prolonged, and expanded, spreading this signature American drink form in tasty ripples around the world. All this, plusmoredrink recipes!Nothing is so desired as the thing denied.</STRONG>Prohibition made people want cocktails very, very badly. Because "synthetic" liquor was the easiest to make, it was also the easiest to get. Problematically, it tasted awful and wasn''t exactly good for you either. Cocktails with their mélange of flavors were a made-to-order method for disguising the bad hooch.100+ rare and delicious authentic recipes</STRONG>gathered from old cocktail manuals and scraps of paper never published, this illustrated trip down mixology lane tells the fascinating origins of the cocktail and how it evolved over time, including its rising popularity during Prohibition.Vintage illustrations and advertisements, photos ofold bottlesandcocktail artifacts, and fascinatingProhibition-era photographsbring the tippling past back to vivid life.
  • Historical background on its origin and cultural context
  • Drink Notes that provide additional information on ingredients and tips for substitutions and variations
  • Fascinating historical ephemera from Dr. Cocktail''s personal collection
  • This homage to the great bartenders of the past and the beverages they created also profiles some of the <STRONG>most influential cocktail pioneers of today</STRONG>. For anyone who enjoys an icy drink and an unforgettable tale, this is a must-have volume.
    Ted Haigh, a.k.a.Dr. Cocktail, makes his living as a graphic designer in the Hollywood movie industry and has worked on such spectacles asO Brother Where Art Thou?,American Beauty, andThe Insider. Although he has been diligently researching cocktails since the ''80s, his moonlighting as a cocktail historian became public in 1995, when ...
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    Title:Vintage Spirits And Forgotten Cocktails: Prohibition Centennial Edition: From The 1920 Pick-me-up To The Zombie And Beyond - 150+ Rediscovered Recipes And The Stories Behin
    Format:Spiral Bound
    Product dimensions:364 pages, 8.15 X 7.05 X 1.5 in
    Shipping dimensions:364 pages, 8.15 X 7.05 X 1.5 in
    Published:March 3, 2020
    Publisher:Quarry Books
    Language:English
    Appropriate for ages:All ages
    ISBN - 13:9781631598951

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