This is not a book for casual drinkers. Germain Liqueur, Lillet Blanc, Chartreuse, Pear Eau-de-Vie that most people don't have on hand. Courtesy of Ten Speed Press This book covers everything from how to taste wine to how to confidently order from one of the most trusted wine writers around. There's a dash of that, too. Rates vary based on order total.
I realize I'm not the intended audience for this book — presumably the publisher is going after a slightly more feminine demographic. But it's a lot cheaper than attending bartending school, with arguably more info. Or maybe you have five different styles of rum because, as you like to tell strangers you just met, you're an aficionado. A great gift for every man in your life. Even worse, some of them call for the home bartender to make her own infusions and spiced rum. The New Wine Rules: A Genuinely Helpful Guide to Everything You Need to Know is Rum: Shake, Muddle, and Stir I have a feeling you have a bottle of rum at home but.
You'd think a book like this would at least get that one right. The friend with a huge bar cart who only makes gin and tonics. On that score, The Little Pink Book of Cocktails comes up short. The recently-turned-21-year-old who is growing up too fast. Once shipped, delivery takes 1-5 working days. But don't be deceived by their miniature stature, they hold a lot of valuable information. You get the origin of the drink, the logic behind while it works, ideas on how to riff on it, and then, yeah, the recipe.
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Jon Bonné's little pink book is a great gateway wine book. I suppose they mimic how we experience cocktails, in delicate glasses with precious curled grapefruit garnishes. They make for fun, eye-catching, interactive graphics but yeah, you're gonna shake ingredients in a shaker and then pour them over ice, or in a coupe. Most of the recipes are okay, but there's an odd selection of them, with too many simple highballs thrown together with too many complex cocktails calling for unusual ingredients. The problem is that most of the proprietary recipes call for ingredients Sloe Gin, St. Men may have their little black book of cocktails - but now women have one just for them, in feminine pink, fashionably designed, and with a lovely textured cover embossed with red foil.
Or a Rum: Shake, Muddle, Stir: Over 40 of the Best Cocktails for Serious Rum Lovers is Women's Libation! If you're the type of person to go all out on a , you're gonna need a cocktail to go with it. What better way for busy girls to entertain than by using this fabulous little gem to help spark up their marvelous social lives. A somewhat curious book to review today: The Little Pink Book of Cocktails, an oh-so-pretty-in-pink cocktail recipe book masquerading as a planner. Rates vary based on order total. What better way for busy girls to entertain than by using this fabulous little gem to help spark up their marvelous social lives. Inside, gals will find witty quotes and words of wisdom as well as fabulous drinks from Cosmos to Appletinis to other fun and exciting and easy to make shots, drinks, and cocktails. Sorry, had to say it.
Bonné, however, commits no crimes against puns. And even me, prospective bar customer, learned when to stir versus shake versus throw and roll buy the book to find out that one —which makes it a valuable resource for all people obsessed with cocktails and how to serve them. Perhaps I'd try if I were a guest, but since I'm there representing a ladies club devoted to sophisticated and responsible imbibing, I abstain, lest I end up dancing on a table with a lampshade on my head. I could even forgive the fact that her recipe for the Cosmopolitan stinks. Maybe they deserve more, is all I'm saying.
Meehan's own unparalleled knowledge is backed up with professional advice, hospitality philosophies, and quips from the world's best bartenders, distillers, master blenders, bar owners, etc. Better and more useful than a little black book. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. Men may have their little black book of cocktails - but now women have one just for them, in feminine pink, fashionably designed, and with a lovely textured cover embossed with red foil. To order a copy of The Little Black Book of Cocktails email us at lupecboston gmail.