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The Craft of the Cocktail

Dale is the master — he serves up a good selection of modern and historic cocktails. It was the beginning of my education. Sure, it’s expensive and made for the coffee table rather than for actual bar work, but its the best th copy resource for historically trustworthy recipes. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

The original Hemingway Daiquiri, or Papa Doble, with white rum and lime juice was undrinkable without sugar, and soon the recipe called for grapefruit juice and maraschino liqueur. This is THE cocktail book. This was not unusual; we sold crazy things and broke a lot of records there. Jun 27, Thomas Walmsley rated it it was amazing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Account Options Sign in. Die perfekte Vorbereitung, die perfekte Zubereitung, der perfekte Abend. Looking xraft More Great Reads? I switched a lot of drinks while I was there, but some I never took off the menu—that was one of them. I was looking for another book like The Canon Cocktail Book: Return to Book Page.


The Craft of the Cocktail Book by Dale DeGroff

Here, King Cocktail reminisces about the 10 drinks that helped him evolve from novice to icon. Jun 19, Wayne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Other editions – View all The Craft of the Cocktail: I was making a sidecar with cognac and sour mix at the Hotel Bel-Air, and there was an older gentleman who watched thw.

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. From the Hardcover edition.

The author is cocktwil respected by modern bartenders, but it seems to have gone to his head and displays his obsession with himself, flamed orange peels and orange juice throughout and in that order! And then the meat of the matter: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The 10 Cocktails That Made My Career: Dale DeGroff

It is vulgarly called a bittered sling and is supposed dgeroff be an excellent electioneering potion, in as much as it renders the heart stout and bold, at the same time that it fuddles the head…It is said also, to be of great use to a Democratic candidate because, a person having swallowed a glass of it, is ready to swallow anything else. The Craft of the Cocktail is that treatment, destined to become the bible of the bar.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If you have any interest in making awesome cocktails at all, read this book. Some things that I learned: I even received an award, a dalw medal on a maroon ribbon from the Peruvian president, because they said the Rainbow Room served more pisco than anywhere else in the country. DeGroff provides consulting and bar training to beverage companies, hotels, and leading restaurants throughout the… More about Dale DeGroff.

A lot of the recipes also seem to be influenced by the brands he is sponsored by or has created drinks for. Maybe you would get a slushie, an artificially sweetened drink with some kind of rum. Published October 15th by Clarkson Potter Publishers. As regulars came in, we said we were making special cherry caipirinhas.

As a tribute to the classic champagne cocktail, I made the Ritz—not in a flute, but a martini glass—with cognac, Cointreau, maraschino liqueur, and fresh lemon juice, and I shocked it with champagne on top and a flamed orange coccktail.

Published init is a mixed-drink time warp back to the ’90s.