Through recipes, lore and techniques for 150 modern and classic drinks, The Essential Cocktail Book, is a compendium for both home and professional bartenders.
Who would you recommend this book to?
– Bartenders, bar industry professionals, home and professional bartenders and everyone who wants to learn techniques for all those drinks and cocktails that worth keeping around.
When was this book published?
– September 2017, so it is as fresh as a rose.
Who is the author?
– Megan Krigbaum writes about wine, cocktails and beer and is a contributing editor at Punch. Previously, she was deputy wine editor at Food and Wine magazine, where she worked for ten years. Her writing has also appeared in Condé Nast Traveler, Wine and Spirits and Bloomberg Pursuits, among others. A Michigander by birth, Megan lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, Michael, and their cat, Mason.
So, what’s so special about this book?
– Sometimes when I am trying to evaluate a book with classic cocktails and modern cocktails, I first read recipes like the “Cosmopolitan”, the “Last Word” and the “Mai Tai”. If I like them, I proceed reading the book. If I also like the pictures I like the book. And if it seems that the author knows “how to do the job”, I recommend the book. This is why i believe you should have a copy of “The Essential Cocktail Book”.