The Essential Bar Book: An A-to-Z Guide to Spirits, Cocktails, and Wine, with 115 Recipes for the World's Great Drinks (Hardcover)
A handsome and comprehensive bartending guide for professional and home bartenders that includes history, lore, and 115 recipes.
The Essential Bar Book is full of indispensable information about everything boozy that’s good to drink. This easy-to-navigate A-to-Z guide covers it all, from the tools of the trade to the history and mythology behind classic and modern drinks, and features 115 recipes for the world’s most important cocktails.
About the Author
A contributing editor to Wine Spectator, Jennifer Fielder writes WineSpectator’s biweekly food and wine pairing column “8 & $20” and covers wine collecting, auctions, Q&As, and design for the magazine. She was a co-author of Brooklyn Beer Shop's Beer Making Book, and has a degree in English from Yale University and a Grande Diplome from the French Culinary Institute in New York City.
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