Rich in detail, challenging, and entertaining, The Canon Cocktail Book is poised to be an essential drinks manual for bartenders and bar industry professionals that dream of opening their own bar.


Who would you recommend this book to?
–  The Canon Cocktail Book is poised to be an essential drinks manual for bartenders, cocktail experts, at-home cocktail enthusiasts and those seeking to up their cocktail game, including bar industry professionals that dream of possibly opening their own bar.     

When was this book published?
–  November 2016

Who is the author?
–  Jamie Boudreau and James O. Fraioli are the authors of The Canon Cocktail Book.
James O. Fraioli is a talented and experienced cookbook author, and a 2014 James Beard Award Winner. He has 23 cookbooks to his credit, with more books in production.
Jamie Boudreau is the owner of Canon: whiskey and bitters emporium in Seattle, WA. Boudreau has performed at the top of his field for years, leading trends and informing the public with seminars around the world, his video series at Small Screen network, and before that with his cocktail blog. His cocktails and bars have been highlighted in most major print publications and even on TV shows such as the Big Bang Theory and Players. 


So, what’s so special about this book?
 – Home to the Western Hemisphere’s largest spirit collection, Seattle bar Canon: Whiskey and Bitters Emporium has achieved unprecedented, worldwide acclaim. Named Best Bar in America by Esquire, Canon received Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards for World’s Best Drinks Selection (2013) and World’s Best Spirits Selection (2015). In the book, Jamie Boudreau offers 100 cocktail recipes ranging from riffs on the classics, like the Cobbler’s Dream and Corpse Reviver No. 1 and No. 2,  Sidecar, to their lineup of original house drinks, such as the Truffled Old Fashioned and the Banksy Sour. In addition to tips, recipes, and formulas for top-notch cocktails, syrups, and infusions, Boudreau breaks down the fundamentals and challenges of opening and running a bar – from business plans to menu creation. The Canon Cocktail Book is rich in detail, challenging, and fascinating.

Want to buy The Canon Cocktail Book? Here are the links for bookdepository or amazon

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Spyros Patsialos
Γνωστός και ως Gin Guru, είναι ο δημιουργός του Υπήρξε bartender από το 2000 ως το 2014 και γράφει για το αλκοόλ από το 2009. Το 2010 κατέλαβε την 6η θέση στον παγκόσμιο διαγωνισμό του G’Vine και από τότε εξειδικεύεται στο Gin. Έχει διατελέσει κριτής σε δεκάδες διαγωνισμούς cocktail στην Ελλάδα, αλλά και στην Ibiza και την Κύπρο. Το 2011 επιλέχθηκε για τη συμμετοχή του στο project του ούζου “πλωμάρι” και το 2014 εκπροσώπησε την Ελλάδα για το Campari Worldwide Negroni Project. Από το 2009 γράφει για το αλκοόλ και τα κοκτέιλ. Άρθρα του έχουν δημοσιευθεί σε free press, στο FINE Drinking Magazine και στο Bars and Coffee Magazine.
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