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Party Drinks! : 50 Classic Cocktails and Lively Libations - A.J. Rathbun

Party Drinks!

50 Classic Cocktails and Lively Libations

Hardcover Published: 28th August 2004
ISBN: 9781558322738
Number Of Pages: 96

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Anyone can host an affair to remember with Party Drinks! This full-color, stylishly contemporary book helps hosts select a signature beverage infused with sophisticated flair. Using reliable recipes and simple tools and instructions, hip drinks are easy to mix up at home, eliminating excuses to stay stuck in that old tonic/soda water rut. Every party-thrower and party-goer will enjoy these classic and new recipes, selected for their great taste, panache, and preparation ease. Whether you’re celebrating the first 90-degree day, a first date, or the first night in a new apartment, recipes such as Summer Beer, French 75, and Steaming Spiked Cider ensure that any soirée’s beverage of choice has flair, twist, and flourish. A.J. Rathbun covers the essentials of bar equipment, glassware, mixers, and garnishes, as well as what kinds of alcohols and mixers to buy (and how much), from basic to all-out.

Industry Reviews

Party Drinks! entertains you while teaching you how to entertain with a minimum of hassle. Rathbun s style and wit will make this not only a helpful book, but a fun read, too. Mardee Haidin Regan, author of The Bartender s Best Friend, and Gary Regan, author of The Bartender s Bible If this fun, breezy book doesn t get your party started, you should consider investing in a new set of friends. David Wondrich, cocktail columnist for Esquire The next time you re looking to have some fun, turn to Party Drinks! for inspiration. From the classic Martini to a sexy Singapore Sling, Party Drinks! has the recipe to jump start any party! Colin Cowie, author of Dinner After Dark It s so nice to get back to the classic recipes for today s cocktails. Too many cocktails have been brutalized by know-it-all bartenders who think waving a bottle of vermouth over a glass of gin makes it a Martini not! The Martini recipe in this book passed the father-in-law test and my father-in-law is the most discriminating cocktail drinker I know. That says it all. Tom Douglas, author of Tom Douglas Seattle Kitchen "

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Party Drinks Basicsp. 10
Party Animalsp. 20
Drinks That Refreshp. 38
Drinks That Impressp. 58
Quenching the Multitudesp. 76
Indexp. 94
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ISBN: 9781558322738
ISBN-10: 1558322736
Series: 50 Series
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 28th August 2004
Publisher: Harvard Common Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34