The American Bar: The Artistry of Mixing Drinks

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      The classic bar guide that launched a generation of cocktail lovers is back—completely updated.

      With its cloth binding evoking a Jazz Age guide to speakeasies and its charming illustrations that could have come from a period magazine, this most influential cocktail book is reissued in a newly updated edition. Spanning the cocktail spectrum from classic to contemporary, it includes all the information the cocktail lover or mixologist needs to create the perfect drink in a stylishly retro package, making it an elegant, sophisticated gift as well as an indispensable companion for home or professional entertaining.

      With 500 recipes and an easy-to-use index arranged by drink categories, this bar book is replete with fascinating stories behind the genesis of each cocktail, its creators, and component liquors—as well as a guide to bartending equipment and a glossary of bar terms and measurements.

      Charles Schumann, whose appreciation of design and drinks is legendary, is the ideal guide to the perfect drink. Based on the menus at his iconic establishments—Harry’s New York Bar, then Schumann’s American Bar, which later became simply Schumann’sBar—each recipe focuses on quality and balance.

       

      Wines featured in the book by country of origin:

       

      France: Grignan-les-Adhemar; Rose; Breseme Rouge; Quincy; Reuilly; Menetou-Salon; Savoie Blanc; Cote de Broouilly; Cote de Provence Rose; Muscadet; Chinon Rouge; Chablis; Tavel Rose; Montlouis Sec; Cremant de Bourgogne

      Spain: Amontillado sherry; Tinta de Toro; Cava; Rias Baixas Albarino; Getariako Txakolina

      Italy: Fiano di Avelino; Chianti Classico; Dry Lambrusco; Alto Adige Pinot Bianco; Langhe Rosso

      Germany: Mosel Riesling Kabinett

      Austria: Gruner Veltliner

      Portugal: Madeira

      Hungary: Tokaji Aszu 5 Puttonyos

      Chile: Carmenere

      America: Rose; sparkling wine; Oregon Pinot Noir; California Zinfandel; Washington State Red

      Australia: Hunter Valley Semillon

      New Zealand: Central Otago Pinot Noir

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