480 pages, 5.8 × 4.11 × 1.12 in
October 5, 2010
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1402242654
ISBN - 13: 9781402242656
About the Book
With more than 1,000 recipes, The Ultimate Little Shooter Book is perfect for any bar, party, or event. Now updated with new recipes, indexes by drink name and alcohol type, color internals, and a fresh look, drink enthusiasts will love livening up any party with these fun shots.
Featuring shooter recipes from America's best bartenders and www.bartender.com, such as:
Chocolate Monkey: creme de banana, dark creme de cacao, cream
Leprechaun Shooter: blue cuacao, peach schnapps, orange juice
Kamikazi: Stolichnaya vodka, Cointreau, Rose's lime juice
Read from the Book
A SHORT HISTORY OF SHOT GLASSES
BY MARK PICKVET
Tiny glass vessels were once filled with lead shot and were then used to clean and support quill pens. This origin of the word shot had its beginnings in Europe. The shot glass is an American term for a tiny drinking vessel used for serving whiskey in single measures.
Before the widespread use of the word shot in the late nineteenth century, there were a variety of other terms used to describe them. Dram glasses and firing glasses were popular in England dating back to the early eighteenth century. Dram glasses were cheaply made of thin metals and broke easily but were used heavily in the practice of dramming. Dramming involved drinking several small toasts of rum, gin, brandy, or whiskey in succession, ordinarily in lodges, taverns, and even specialty dram shops. Firing glasses were stronger articles of thick glass, particularly the bottoms. They could withstand considerable abuse and were typically slammed bottom up on the table after each successive toast. The resulting noise was comparable to that of a musket firing, hence the name firing glass. In America, toy whiskey tasters was the term for the first generation of tiny whiskey tumblers because they were so small (most had a capacity of barely an ounce). They date back to the 1830s and were used for sampling whiskey.
One of the most significant eras in shot-glass history began in the 1880s and lasted up to Prohibition when the amendment was rati
From the Publisher
"Ray Foley is known as the bartender's bartender. Leave it to him to take the mystery out of mixology!"
-Legendary spirits master, author, and marketer Michel Roux
Bartenders don't rely on just anyone to create shots and shooters. They turn to Bartender Magazine, published by thirty-year industry veteran Ray Foley, trusted by more than 150,000 barkeeps.
Now, you can get your quick sips straight from the top-from Bartender and the best mix masters across America. From sophisticated to fun, this is the only shooter book you'll ever need.
About the Author
Ray Foley is an expert bartender and publisher of Bartender magazine. He is also the founder of the Bartenders Foundation Inc. and the author of Bartending for Dummies. He has appeared on ABC-TV News, CBS News, NBC News, Good Morning America and Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. He has also been featured in major magazines, including Forbes and Playboy. Ray resides in New Jersey with his wife and partner, Jaclyn.