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Good introduction on the three ingredients of a cocktail base, modifying agent, special flavoring and coloring agentand original recipes. Shake with lots of finely crushed ice and strain well into a chilled cocktail glass. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. A Daiquiri is just a Whiskey Sour with rum instead of whiskey, which is just a Clover Club with whiskey instead of gin and simple syrup instead of raspberry and egg, and so on and so forth.

This shows that most cocktails are just variations of each other, and knowing the overall principle gives comprehension of a wealth of drinks. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Get to Know Us. This book is fantastic. He also provides recipes for six basic cocktails and the practical possibilities in making your own. Oct 10, Klaas F. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. When it was written, Doctors prescribed Gin to treat a number of maladies.

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Old-Fashioned 12 parts American whiskey 1 part simple syrup dashes Angostura bitters In thw old-fashioned glass, add bitters to simple syrup and stir. He does not denigrate sweet drinks as such, but rather points out that they are excellent after dinner or mid-afternoon drinks accompanying cake or chocolate cookies, but they are anathema as a “cocktail” before a large meal. He was horrified by canned fruit juice.


New introductions by Audrey Saunders and Robert Hess. Moreover, it is beautifully written. Jun 09, Anders rated it it was amazing Shelves: That said, it’s still one of the most definitive and davidd books on the market. The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks. Return to Book Page. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Okay, before I talk about the book I’ll fess up that my grandfather wrote it minus all the typos, of course; those were evidently added for the reprint. Ignore them and get the book. The book embuury immediate popularity and quickly became one of the most referenced and cited cocktail books.

David Embury and the Fine Art of Mixing Drinks

The Consummate Guide to the Bartender’s Craft. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Emburyfirst hte in He suggests trying different ratios, finding the one that is most pleasing to you, and sticking with it. Stir with a spoon to blend the bitters mixong the syrup. TFAoMD is educational, entertaining, practical and an essential addition to the library of the serious mixologist.

Patrick Conway rated it really liked it Dec 25, Yes, this book is over 60 years old, but it is still fresh and written by a man who loves his Classic guide to mixed drinks Copy Delete Import Export.

Sep 19, Chris rated it really liked it. Embury’s preferred recipe for each is:.

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Jerry Thomas Bartenders Guide Reprint: The use of large, high-density ice cubes is ideal. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Customers who bought this item also bought. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Daiquiri 8 parts white Cuban rum 2 parts lime juice 1 part simple syrup Shake with lots of finely crushed ice and strain well into a chilled cocktail glass. The tradition of drinking it with salt and limes was to overcome the bad taste.

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Fine Art of Mixing Drinks

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Aug 26, Kyle Lai rated it really liked it. Twist lemon peel over the top and serve garnished with the lemon peel and a maraschino cherry. No, you won’t likely find the brands of Cuban rum and Russian vodka he recommends, and there aren’t any recipes for drinks that came into vogue after Were it not a bit dated c’mon, it’s been almost 70 years between his writing the book and my writing this this would earn emburyy solid five stars.

Want to Read saving…. The same is generally true for rum. Add two cubes of cracked but not drinkz ice and top off with the rest of the whiskey.

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