Collins Gem Cocktails: All You Need to Mix the Perfect Cocktail

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Are you a Bosom Caresser or a Harvey Wallbanger? Can you tell a Moscow Mule from a Brass Monkey? Can you name Ernest Hemingway’s favorite tipple? All the kit, spirits, mixers, famous drinkers, and more than 80 classic and contemporary cocktail recipes are included in this quick-reference that is bursting with information on everything you need to know to mix the perfect cocktail. The fact-packed introduction examines the legends of how the cocktail was invented and tells the story of its climb to fame in Jazz Age America. It then looks at the secrets of mixing a great cocktail and what you'll need to set up your own cocktail bar what spirits, liqueurs, and mixers to keep stocked up on; what equipment you'll need; which glasses to serve each cocktail in; and how to garnish. Nine drinks-based chapters then detail ingredients, assembly instructions, and presentation for each cocktail, as well as the background of their creation.

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Collins Gems are smartly designed pocket reference guides, providing knowledge at a glance on a wide variety of popular and timely topics. Packed with color photos and illustrations, and sporting durable flexi–bindings, these unique quick–reference books offer the minimum in size and the maximum in useful information.

About the Author:

Jeremy Harwood was educated at Oxford University, when in the true tradition of "Brideshead Revisited", he first developed a passion for exotic cocktails. A writer, editor and publisher by profession, he has tasted the best top mixologists have to offer in a host of celebrated bars, from London, Paris, Chicago and New York to Budapest, Prague and Warsaw. His most memorable cocktail experience was drinking an authentic Rum Sour or two in a swim-up bar in Tobago. Married with young twin sons, he lives and works just outside London.

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