The Bar Book is Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s cocktail book that shows you exactly how a professional bartender does every last thing pertaining to the making of a quality cocktail.
Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler, The Bar Book is a unique technique-driven cocktail handbook. Morgenthaler breaks bartending down into essential techniques that anyone can understand and then applying them to building the best drinks. The Bar Book teaches techniques, methods and critical thinking. More than 60 recipes illustrate the concepts explored in the text, ranging from juicing, garnishing, carbonating, stirring, and shaking to choosing the correct ice for proper chilling and dilution of a drink. Jeffrey Morgenthaler writes about:
- The history of carbonation
- How carbonation works
- How ice behaves
- Why do we measure?
- How much juice can you expect from juices?
- How long will citrus fruit stay fresh?
and many more information illustrated with how-to photography to provide inspiration and guidance. The Bar Book breaks new ground for the home cocktail enthusiast and professionals out there.