Essential Bar Book: An A-to-Z Guide to Spirits, Cocktails, and Wine, with 115 Recipes for the World's Great Drinks

Author(s): Jennifer Fiedler

Wine & Drinks

A handsome and comprehensive bartending guide for professional and home bartenders that includes history, lore, and 150 recipes. What's the difference between and martini and a gibson? Does absinthe really cause insanity? Which type of glass should a moscow mule be served in? "The Bar Bible" answers all of these questions and more, with fascinating information about everything boozy that's good to drink. From author and "Wine Spectator"contributing editor Jennifer Fiedler, this book presents essential bartending information, from the tools of the trade to the history and mythology behind classic cocktails in an easy-to-navigate alphabetical guide.


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A contributing editor to "Wine Spectato"r, JENNIFER FIEDLER writes'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.

General Fields

  • : 9781607746539
  • : Ten Speed Press
  • : Ten Speed Press
  • : October 2014
  • : 178mm X 127mm
  • : United States
  • : November 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jennifer Fiedler
  • : Hardback
  • : Nov-14
  • : 641.21
  • : 416
  • : 50 two-colour illustrations