Handcrafted Cocktails

Stories, Recipes, and Inspiration for the Classic Mixologist

By Molly Wellman

Format: Hardcover

SKU# U3984

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You'll Love This If:

  • You enjoy making drinks at home
  • You enjoy social drinking at bars and pubs

Handcrafted Cocktails will teach readers the art of creating the perfect cocktail from start to finish. Each recipe is inspired by the cocktails of the pre-prohibition era and has the perfect balance of the spirit, the acid, and the flavor interest. Recipes for homemade simple syrups and bitters add to the original, handcrafted flavor of the cocktails. The history of the cocktail will be included to help readers select the perfect drink for their mood or occasion. Recipes will be categorized by the time of day they are typically served, e.g., morning drinks/hangover cures; afternoon drinks; happy hour drinks; dinner drinks; and digestive or after dinner drinks. A section on basic bartending skills will help readers stock their home bar, teach them terminology and show them the theatrics of properly shaking, mixing, pouring and garnishing a cocktail.

About the Author:

Molly Wellmann is a self-taught mixologist and co-owner of Japp's since 1879, Japp's Annex and The Old Kentucky Bourbon Bar in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was voted best mixologist/bartender in Cincinnati by CityBeat magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Molly is a regular contributor to A-line magazine and has been featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post.

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SKU U3984
Additional Feature 50 Color Illustrations Hardcover
Author/Speaker/Editor Molly Wellman
File/Trim Size 5.63 x 7.63
Format Hardcover
ISBN 13 9781440330094
Number Of Pages 192

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You will find great recipes for both classic cocktails and modern craft cocktails with classic inspiration along with beautiful photography and brief histories of the drinks to further enhance their cocktail experience.

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