This gorgeously photographed compendium for professional and home bartenders offers recipes, history, and techniques to create 150 essential cocktails, both modern and classic.
How do you create the perfect Daiquiri? What type of glass should a Whiskey Sour be served in? What exactly is an aperitif cocktail? The Essential Cocktail Book answers all of these questions and more. Written by the editors of Punch, and edited by author and drinks writer Megan Krigbaum, this book presents the history, mythology, and tried-and-true recipes behind the cocktails that are essential to any aspiring home bartender, in an easy-to-navigate format.