Cocktail-O-Matic: the little black book of Cocktail

by Suzanne Matczuk

J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing | March 26, 1999 | Trade Paperback

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The history of swing, the story of Prohibition, the inspiration for tiki, and the secret life of absinthe. Cocktail-O-Matic is the killer–diller guide to all things cocktail. Not just a step–by–step guide to the care and handling of the classics—the Manhattans, martinis, Bronxes, sidecars and more—it’s the story of how those cocktails came to be. From Esquivel to Trader Vic, James Bond to Frank Sinatra, mambo to Space Age Bachelor Pad, Cocktail-o-matic is the little black book of swank. Includes more than one hundred recipes for the aspiring mixologist.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 8.5 × 5.02 × 0.46 in

Published: March 26, 1999

Publisher: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0921368763

ISBN - 13: 9780921368762

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Cocktail-O-Matic: the little black book of Cocktail

Cocktail-O-Matic: the little black book of Cocktail

by Suzanne Matczuk

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 144 pages, 8.5 × 5.02 × 0.46 in

Published: March 26, 1999

Publisher: J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0921368763

ISBN - 13: 9780921368762

From the Publisher

The history of swing, the story of Prohibition, the inspiration for tiki, and the secret life of absinthe. Cocktail-O-Matic is the killer–diller guide to all things cocktail. Not just a step–by–step guide to the care and handling of the classics—the Manhattans, martinis, Bronxes, sidecars and more—it’s the story of how those cocktails came to be. From Esquivel to Trader Vic, James Bond to Frank Sinatra, mambo to Space Age Bachelor Pad, Cocktail-o-matic is the little black book of swank. Includes more than one hundred recipes for the aspiring mixologist.

About the Author

Writer, journalist, and producer for the CBC, Suzanne Matczuk’s work has appeared both in print and on radio. But with the help of a little Tanqueray and a bossa nova beat, she transforms into the super–fabulous Velveeta Royale, leading the local cocktail set with a wave of her shimmering silk–gloved hand.

From Our Editors

Cocktail-O-Matic: The Little Black Book of Cocktails is the complete guide to living lounge life. From the downtown cosmopolitan to the femme fatale, the guide covers it all. Find out how to make the perfect martini, dance the bossa nova and pick the perfect cigar with this handy little map to hip life.