The Craft of the cocktail is possibly the best cocktail book ever written by probably the worlds greatest living book is a must for all professional. The Craft of the Cocktail has ratings and 20 reviews. Alex said: DeGroff is a well-respected cocktailian, but IMO, this book has aged poorly. Publish. The first real cookbook for cocktails, featuring recipes from the wolrd’s premier mixologist, Dale DeGroff. Covering the entire breadth of this.

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Dec 02, Kevin rated it really liked it. Milton Th, the renowned graphic designer I invented it for, was the only one who liked it.

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It contains a good introductory section, but although the recipes offer a glimpse into the beginning of the cocktail Renaissance fresh juice etc its original recipes do not tempt me and the classics are rather sweeter than modern tastes.

It had a beautiful marble bar and he wanted beautiful classic cocltail to match—no mixes. Jul 07, Joe rated it really liked it.

A lot of t Despite being a classic book, it is really dated. It embarrassed the shit out of me. Otherwise, one of the best cocktail books on the market.

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On the hill across the street, Red Buttons. He was stuck behind the bar until he could fill that job. Stay in Touch Sign up. Horowitz has a concert in town. No one made daiquiris like that then.


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Click here to visit our UK site. Beautiful color photographs and a striking design round out the cookbook xale to this subject, highlighting the difference between an under-the-bar handbook and a stylish, full-blown treatment.

Jul 04, Pixie rated it it was amazing. So the day shift [at the Hotel Bel-Air] was interesting; nobody showed up until right before my shift ended, and then all of the tips went to the nighttime bartenders. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

And in the center was a big sea scallop. Phyllis Diller was an amazingly accomplished classic pianist, who could tell jokes while she was playing. Nov 11, Josh rated it it was ok.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign dgeroff. He wrote that cocktails are as American as baseball, and represent a composite beverage just as Americans a If you want a cocktail reference book with quite a lot of classic cocktail recipes, then this book is very good.

Jul 14, Pages. They came in sweet and sour varieties and we put big silver bowls filled with them at the front of the bar to show them off. Published init is a mixed-drink time warp back to the ’90s. I have just started to take an interest in making cocktails so I picked up this book. Die perfekte Vorbereitung, die perfekte Zubereitung, der perfekte Abend.


At Blackbird, dehroff had New York State cherries that were in season for only five weeks.

Tawny port… calvados… vintage port… eau de vie? Because of the format, it isn’t the best book to keep under the bar, but it’s perfect for your nightstand. When they make the hotels, they call me to come and work in this place, this Times Square, I developed the dishes for the hotel.

So I get out the lemon juice and simple syrup and add a few dashes of Angostura bitters. Joseph Baum, welcome to the Four Seasons. Mathieu rated it liked it Jan 15, While these days you can barely make it a few blocks without stumbling on a cocktail bar touting from-scratch bitters and hand-chipped ice, Dale DeGroff remembers a time when apathetic bartenders presided over soda guns and packages of sour mix. And this particular hotel?

You were inventing them and I was washing them! He’s a cocktail snob and it shows in his ever-so-slightly arrogant comments, his thoughtful layout and great mix of modern and classic drinks.

It was a little goofy, some of coctail stuff they did. Jun 19, Wayne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This guy was no dummy.

At first I was tempted to give this 3 stars because the layout is a little impractical.

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