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The everything bartender's book : your complete guide to cocktails, martinis, mixed drinks and more! / Cheryl Charming.

By: Charming, Cheryl [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: 4th edition.Description: 288 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781440586330; 1440586330.Other title: Bartender's book.Subject(s): Bartending -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Alcoholic beverages -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Cocktails -- Handbooks, manuals, etcDDC classification: 641.87/4
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

More than 1,000 recipes for any occasion!<br> <br> You'll be mixing cocktails like a pro in no time with The Everything Bartender's Book, 4th Edition . Designed for every skill level, this essential guide boasts more than 1,000 recipes for shots, cordials, and punches, along with classic cocktails, mixed drinks, frozen blender concoctions, and even "virgin" versions of popular drinks. This all-new edition will teach you how to: Choose glassware and use bar tools Mix hundreds of crowd-pleasing drinks Pick the perfect drink for every occasion Create cocktails using beer and cider Cure a nasty hangover You'll also find exciting new recipes for making your own bitters, infusions, and syrups, as well as brand-new information on craft beer and fruit ciders. Completely updated and revised, this behind-the-bar handbook reveals the secrets every great bartender--or party host--needs to know!

Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Top 10 Things Bartenders Should Know (p. 10)
  • Introduction (p. 11)
  • Chapter 1 History of Alcohol and Bartending (p. 13)
  • An Alcohol Timeline (p. 14)
  • History of the Cocktail (p. 16)
  • Alcohol in the Twentieth Century (p. 18)
  • Bartending Beginnings (p. 19)
  • Behind-the-Bar Etiquette (p. 20)
  • Service Tips (p. 22)
  • Chapter 2 Bartending 101 (p. 23)
  • The Five Drink Families (p. 24)
  • Bartending Terms (p. 25)
  • Glassware (p. 26)
  • Cool Tools (p. 29)
  • Alcohol (p. 32)
  • Mixers (p. 33)
  • Garnishes (p. 36)
  • Measurements Matter (p. 38)
  • Chapter 3 Beer: The Oldest Alcohol Known to Man (p. 40)
  • Beer History (p. 41)
  • Beer Recipes (p. 42)
  • Chapter 4 Wine, Champagne, Cider, Cognac, and Brandy (p. 54)
  • Through the Grapevine (p. 55)
  • A Touch of Bubbly: Champagne (p. 60)
  • Hard Cider and Fruit Wine (p. 64)
  • Cognac and Brandy (p. 67)
  • Chapter 5 Aperitifs, Cordials, and Liqueurs (p. 73)
  • Aperitifs and Nightcaps (p. 74)
  • Chapter 6 Vodka: The Spirited Neutral (p. 86)
  • Vodka History (p. 87)
  • Chapter 7 Gin: Gin Is In (p. 111)
  • Gin Classifications (p. 112)
  • Chapter 8 Rum: How Sweet It Is (p. 126)
  • Rum History (p. 127)
  • Chapter 9 Tequila: Mexican Beauty (p. 146)
  • Tequila History (p. 147)
  • Chapter 10 Whiskey: Amber Waves of Grain (p. 160)
  • Types of Whiskey (p. 161)
  • Scotch (p. 161)
  • Ireland: Whiskey in the Jar (p. 165)
  • North American Whiskey/Whisky (p. 167)
  • Chapter 11 Shots and Shooters (p. 175)
  • Shot History (p. 176)
  • Types of Shots and Shooters (p. 176)
  • Shots (p. 176)
  • Shooters (p. 180)
  • Layered Shots (p. 185)
  • Flaming Shots and Shooters (p. 189)
  • Drops and Bombs (p. 191)
  • Chapter 12 Multi-Spirited Specialty Drinks (p. 193)
  • Multi-Spirited Drink History (p. 194)
  • Chapter 13 Punches and Party, Holiday, and Seasonal Drinks (p. 210)
  • Punches and Party Drinks (p. 211)
  • Holiday and Seasonal Drinks (p. 215)
  • Chapter 14 Starting from Scratch: Homemade Recipes (p. 223)
  • Homemade Supplies (p. 224)
  • Homemade Syrups (p. 224)
  • Basic Simple Syrups (p. 225)
  • Flavored Syrups (p. 226)
  • Homemade Mixes (p. 232)
  • Homemade Infusions (p. 237)
  • Homemade Bitters (p. 240)
  • Homemade Barrel-Aged Spirits and Cocktails (p. 242)
  • Homemade Liqueurs (p. 247)
  • Homemade Ice (p. 251)
  • Chapter 15 Mocktails (p. 254)
  • Reasons for Mocktails (p. 255)
  • Chapter 16 American Cocktail Culture Information (p. 268)
  • Top Cocktail Celebrities to Follow (p. 269)
  • Cocktail Festivals and Events (p. 271)
  • The Best Cocktail Blogs (p. 273)
  • The Best Drink Apps (p. 275)
  • Appendix A The Wrath of Grapes-All about Hangovers (p. 276)
  • The Top Five Hangover Preventions (p. 277)
  • The Top Five Hangover Cures (p. 277)
  • Global Hangover Cures (p. 278)
  • Appendix B Drinking Words Through Time (p. 279)
  • Index (p. 281)

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