. By breaking down the characteristics of each highlighted vodka, Abou-Ganim helps readers better understand, appreciate, and enjoy this noble spirit. It is a comprehensive look at the vodka marketplace, geared toward those working in the profession as well as the giant audience of vodka drinkers. This one-of-a-kind resource establishs a new standard in defining and understanding the world's most consumed spirit.
Vodka Distilled: The Modern Mixologist on Vodka and Vodka Cocktails #ad - Vodka distilled appeal to both enthusiasts and aficionados by explaining how traditional-style vodkas—those produced in Eastern Europe—differ in character from those made in the West, and how different raw materials and distillation and filtration methods contribute to these variations in character.
Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders of the craft cocktail movement.
Vodka: How a Colorless, Odorless, Flavorless Spirit Conquered AmericaLyons Press #ad - Over a th. It began as poisonous rotgut in medieval russia—ivan the Terrible liked it, Peter the Great loved it—but this grain alcohol “without distinctive character, aroma, taste, or color” has become our uncontested king of spirits.
The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic CocktailsAgate Surrey #ad - Featuring gorgeous full-color photography throughout by the award-winning Tim Turner, this book instantly becomes the most beautiful guide to creating cocktails available anywhere. Now, in the modern mixologist, abou-ganim has established the new standard in cocktail books — a must-have guide to home mixology in a beautiful, coffee-table–suitable format.
Through his work with food and hospitality legends like mario Batali, and Harry Denton, Steve Wynn, Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as "the Modern Mixologist, " someone bringing the traditional art of mixology into the 21st century. Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders in the craft cocktail movement.
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Proof: The Science of BoozeMariner Books #ad - Named a best science book of 2014 by amazon, wired, the guardian, and nbC Winner of the 2014 Gourmand Award for Best Spirits Book in the United States Finalist for the 2015 PEN/E. In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, introducing us to the bars, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world’s top gene-sequencing labs, barflies, and evolving science at the heart of boozy technology.
Above all, it makes you understand how deeply human it is to take a drink. Wall street Journal. Rogers’s book has much the same effect as a good drink. He chases the physics, and metallurgy that produce alcohol, biology, chemistry, and the psychology and neurobiology that make us want it. Wilson literary science Writing Award “Lively.
Proof: The Science of Booze #ad - If you’ve ever wondered how your drink arrived in your glass, or what it will do to you, Proof makes an unparalleled drinking companion. Rogers’s descriptions of the science behind familiar drinks exert a seductive pull. New york times humans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz.
O. You get a warm sensation, you want to engage with the wider world, and you feel smarter than you probably are.
MezcalVoyageur Press #ad - See what sets this cousin of tequila apart from the rest of the pack. Nominated for the 2018 james beard foundation award in beverages!emma janzen is your guide to the bartender's best kept secret, the spirit everyone has been missing out on and it's called Mezcal. An editors’ pick for amazon Best Books of the month of July 2017.
Produced in mexico for centuries but little known elsewhere until recent years, mezcal has captured the imagination of spirits enthusiasts with its astonishing complexities. In addition, top mezcal bars across the United States and Mexico contribute a selection of nearly fifty cocktails that accentuate its distinguishing qualities.
Mezcal #ad - Beautifully produced and authoritatively written, Mezcal is the definitive guide to exploring and unraveling the mysteries of this extraordinary handcrafted spirit. And while big liquor is beginning to jump aboard the bandwagon, most mezcal is still artisanal in nature, produced using small-batch techniques handed down for generations, often with agave plants harvested in the wild.
Join author emma janzen through mezcal as she presents an engaging primer on all things related to the spirit; its long history, the craft of distilling it, and a thorough guide to many of the most common agaves used in production and how they shape the resulting spirit.
Gin: The ManualMitchell Beazley #ad - The number of brands grows every day and bartenders - and consumers - are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, with more brands available than ever before, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy.
. In addition, each gin is categorised according to an ingenious flavour camp system, which highlights its core properties and allows you to understand how you can best drink it, and therefore enjoy it. You could not write a more sophisticated book or pack more detail onto each page. It is rocket science impressive'Huffington PostIn recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit.
Gin: The Manual #ad - With this book as your guide, discover:how gin is madewhat a botanical is and how they impact a gin's flavourWhat the difference between Dutch, with lemonade, London, Spanish and American gins isHow you drink them to maximise your pleasureWhether there is life beyond the gin & tonic yes!The body of the book covers 120 gins which Dave has tested four ways - with tonic, Scottish, in a negroni and in a martini - and then scored.
The Vodka 1000: The Ultimate Collection of Vodka Cocktails, Recipes, Facts, and Resources Bartender Magazine Book 0Sourcebooks #ad - From the #1 name in never before has this much information on vodka been collected in one place. Discover:--50 fascinating facts about vodka --750 unbeatable vodka cocktails--50 delicious food recipes--Information on 50 producers of vodka --100 vodka websites and resourcesNever before has this much information on vodka been collected in one place.
Ray foley, the cosmopolitan, publisher of bartender magazine, 000 cocktails, fascinating facts, presents 1, food recipes, and resources about the spirit that inspired such marvelous inventions as the Martini, and Vodka Lemon-Meringue Layer Cake. From the #1 name in bartending, cooks, The Vodka 1000 is a must-have for bartenders, and vodka enthusiasts.
Tequila: A Global History EdibleReaktion Books #ad - With quotes from tequila makers, tracking its evolution from a cheap spirit associated with binge drinking, Williams relates the beginnings of tequila and how it was introduced into the global market, as well as illustrations from farms and stills across Mexico, drinkers and growers, to a complex drink savoured by connoisseurs today.
Since its beginnings as pulque, tequila has grown in popularity, a drink created by the Mayans, and Aztecs from the fermented sap of the agave plant, Olmecs, and is now consumed in bars and homes worldwide. Just like the grapes used to produce champagne must be grown in the Champagne region of France, tequila can only be made from the Blue Agave found in the state of Jalisco, and certain regions in the states of Nayarit, Guanajuato, Michoacan and Tamaulipas.
Tequila: A Global History Edible #ad - There are few places on earth besides mexico that have the climate to grow the agave plant – necessary for producing tequila – and even fewer that have the patience to wait the 10 years required before the plant becomes usable. In tequila ian Williams presents a lively history of this unusual liquor.
Containing recipes for tequila-based cocktails, tequila: A Global History is the perfect companion for any aficionado of alcohol, tasting and serving tequila, as well as advice on buying, storing, as well as anyone wanting to know more about the history of a unique beverage.
The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 RecipesClarkson Potter #ad - The craft of the cocktail is that treatment, destined to become the bible of the bar. It begins with the history of spirits, how they’re made but without too much boring science, and the culture it created, the development of the mixed drink, all drawn from DeGroff’s vast library of vintage cocktail books.
Throughout are rich stories, fast facts, vintage recipes, and other entertaining asides. Beautiful color photographs and a striking design round out the cookbook approach to this subject, highlighting the difference between an under-the-bar handbook and a stylish, full-blown treatment. Covering the entire breadth of this rich subject, the craft of the cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: it delves into history, personalities, master important techniques, and use tools correctly; and it delivers unique concoctions, many featuring DeGroff’s signature use of fresh juices, and anecdotes; it shows you how to set up a bar, as well as all the classics.
The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes #ad - And then the meat of the matter: 500 recipes, including everything from tried-and-true classics to of-the-moment originals. The first real cookbook for cocktails, featuring 500 recipes from the world's premier mixologist, Dale DeGroff. Then on to stocking the essential bar, choosing the right tools and ingredients, and mastering key techniques—the same information that DeGroff shares with the bartenders he trains in seminars and through his videos.