The first real cookbook for cocktails, featuring recipes from the wolrd’s premier mixologist, Dale DeGroff. Covering the entire breadth of this rich. The first real cookbook for cocktails, featuring recipes from the wolrd’s premier mixologist, Dale DeGroff. Covering the entire breadth of this. The pioneering barkeep takes us on a journey through the early days of the craft- cocktail renaissance.
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Covering the entire breadth of this rich subject, The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: I flamed an orange peel and added a splash of orange juice to the Bloody Bull and it worked; it became our signature. As a tribute to the classic champagne cocktail, I made the Ritz—not in a flute, but a martini glass—with cognac, Cointreau, maraschino liqueur, and fresh lemon juice, and I shocked it with champagne on top and a flamed orange peel.
Certainly, not without his own mighty push. I was looking for another book like The Canon Cocktail Book: As others have mentioned, the index is not user friendly if you’re trying to find recipes quickly or by spirit.
John Vo rated it it was amazing May 31, For a better review of classics with a lot less ego try Robert Hess’ essential guide, or for a comprehensive list of bang up to date new and classic recipes PDT by meehan.
So I get out the lemon juice and simple syrup and add a few dashes of Angostura bitters.
Some things that I learned: When you got DeGroff into the realm of the bitters-tinged cocktail, his subtly aromatic, complex, and a little bit dark and twisted drinks were a fraft for the nose and tongue, even as his urbane presence and stylish economy of motion made it clear you were in the presence of a Real Bartender. Jul 10, Walt Falconer rated it it was amazing. Despite being a classic book, it is really dated.
The 10 Cocktails That Made My Career: Dale DeGroff
Der Stone Sour ist ein Epitom der Cocktailkultur der 90er, und da viele Bartender ihren Beruf nicht wirklich lernen, muss ich heute noch hin und wieder Orangensaft in meinem Whiskey Cratt erleben.
Dazu viele aromatisierte Vodkas im Regal, und der Abend kann kommen. Jul 14, Pages.
At first I gave this 4 stars, because I didn’t really care for the more or less alphabetical organization of cockfail recipes, but in going over the book carefully, I found it chock-full of all the information anyone would need to become a skilled bartender, plus a lot of interesting historical information.
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You need to go out and taste what people are mixing, and you need to have several books on hand whose recipes you can read, compare, imagine, try, synthesize, extrapolate. Jul 29, Catherine Woodman rated it it was amazing. For that alone it made it worthwhile reading for me. Teh Glaser, the degrovf graphic designer I invented it for, was the only one who liked it. Return to Book Page.
Nov 11, Josh rated it it was ok.
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Alice Marie rated it liked it Jan 07, Mathieu rated it liked it Jan 15, A fun and educational book filled cocjtail the brim with cocktail history, recipes and fun stories from the bar! This will actually give you tips to how to make alcohol beverages that will make a customer give you feedback towards your creation.
Dec 02, Kevin rated it really liked it. Bob rated it really liked it Nov 12, The Craft of the Cocktail: I have just started to take an interest in making cocktails so I picked up this book. May 22, Anne Frisbie rated it liked it Shelves: Beautiful color photographs and a striking design round out the cookbook approach to this subject, highlighting the difference between an under-the-bar handbook and a stylish, full-blown treatment.
And then the meat of the matter: I was never thrilled with the mint julep and thought it was boring. Visit Dale DeGroff at www. The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the ths old recipes: Of course I am biased Die Frage, die sich mir stellt, ist nach der Zielgruppe dieses Buchs. Selected pages Title Page.
Cocktails are bigger than ever, and this is the first real cookbook for them, covering the entire breadth of dlae rich subject. I was at a Chinese restaurant when I noticed the traditional beef with orange dish on the menu, and that sparked something.
Beautiful color photographs and a striking design round out the cookbook approach to this subject, highlighting the difference between an under-the-bar handbook and a stylish, full-blown treatment.
Then on to stocking the essential bar, choosing the right tools and ingredients, and mastering key techniques—the same information that DeGroff shares with the bartenders he trains in seminars and through his videos. Very good book and lots of information. Scott Fitzgerald drank gin. Throughout are rich stories, vintage recipes, fast facts, and other entertaining asides.
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It was the beginning of my education. And then the meat of the matter: Jul 04, Pixie rated it it was amazing. Jun 19, Wayne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: