256 pages, 7.4 × 4.3 × 0.8 in
October 21, 2005
John Wiley & Sons
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0764597329
ISBN - 13: 9780764597329
Read from the Book
The right tools make mixing drinks easier, but some tasks simply
canft be done without the right gizmo.
. Boston Shaker: Two-piece set comprised of a mixing glass and a
slightly larger metal container that acts as a cover for the mixing glass
for shaking cocktails. The mixing glass can be used alone for stirring
drinks that arenft shaken.
. Barspoon: Long-handled, shallow spoon with a twisted handle
used for stirring drinks.
. Hawthorne Strainer: Perforated metal top for the metal half of a
Boston shaker, held in place by a wire coil. Serves as a strainer.
. Julep Strainer: Perforated, spoon-shaped strainer used in conjunction
with a mixing glass.
. Cocktail Shaker: Metal pitcher with a tight-fitting lid, under
which sits a strainer. While styles vary widely, the popular retro-style
pitcher has a handle as well as a spout thatfs sealed with a twist-off
. Electric Blender: Absolutely necessary to make frozen drinks,
puree fruit, and even crush ice for certain recipes.
. Cutting Board: Either wood or plastic, it is used to cut fruit upon
. Paring Knife: Small, sharp knife to prepare fruit for garnishes.
. Muddler: Looks like a wooden pestle, the flat end of which is used
to crush and combine ingredients in a serving glass or mixing glass.
. Grater: Useful for zesting fruit or grating nutmeg.
. Bottle Opener: Essential for opening bottles that arenft twist-off.
. Church Key: Usually metal, it is pointed at one end to pu
Table of Contents
Cordials and Liqueurs.
Eggnogs and Punches.
Wine in Mixed Drinks.
From the Publisher
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