The Craft of the cocktail is possibly the best cocktail book ever written by probably the worlds greatest living book is a must for all professional. The Craft of the Cocktail has ratings and 20 reviews. Alex said: DeGroff is a well-respected cocktailian, but IMO, this book has aged poorly. Publish. The first real cookbook for cocktails, featuring recipes from the wolrd’s premier mixologist, Dale DeGroff. Covering the entire breadth of this.

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Brandon Monk rated it really liked it Mar 18, I was looking for another book like The Canon Cocktail Book: Modern Classic Cocktails, with More than Recipes already as my cocktail reference book.

Jul 08, Alex Orr rated it it was ok Shelves: It was a Joe Baum place. The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: Kumar rated it it was amazing Apr 15, I switched a lot of drinks vraft I was there, but some I never took off the menu—that was one of them.

A lot of t Despite being a classic book, it is really dated. Covering the entire breadth of this rich subject, The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: Die Frage, die sich mir stellt, ist nach der Zielgruppe dieses Buchs.

You need to go out and taste what people are mixing, and you need to have several books on hand whose recipes you can read, compare, imagine, try, synthesize, extrapolate. It contains a good introductory section, but although the recipes offer a glimpse into the beginning of the cocktail Renaissance fresh juice etc its original recipes do not tempt me and the classics are rather sweeter than modern tastes.


As regulars came in, we said we were making special cherry caipirinhas. Nov 11, Josh rated it it was ok. Subscribe Today at Huge Savings! Step behind the bar. Strain into an old fashioned glass with ice, and garnish with the remaining Bordeaux cherry. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Also by Dale DeGroff. This was during an era when heavy French cuisine was popular, so by the time you got to the end of a meal it was exactly what you wanted: 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. Cocktails are bigger than ever, and this is the first real cookbook for them, covering the entire breadth of this rich subject.

Jun 16, Helmut rated it liked it Shelves: I have just started to take an interest in making cocktails so I picked up this book.

The guy is at the piano, his hands are right over the keys. A lot of the recipes also seem eegroff be influenced by the brands he is sponsored by or has created drinks for. Get the Robb Report newsletter.


I was never thrilled with the mint julep and thought it was boring. Some things that I learned: LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Here are a few of the anecdotes dalee shared. These ashtrays are too small; the tables are too close to the pool.

So what am I doing? Occktail single-handedly resurrected and revived craft cocktails in the s during his time at the Rainbow Room, where he dredged up recipes for pre-Prohibition cocktails and pioneered the use of fresh ingredients instead of the then-ubiquitous mixes. I made the cocktail, Bee Knees tonight and it was hit.

Bartender Dale DeGroff Fathered the Modern Craft-Cocktail Renaissance

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Latest Galleries in Spirits. The Craft of the Cocktail is that treatment, destined to become the bible of the bar. It is vulgarly called a bittered sling and is supposed to be an xraft electioneering craf, in as much as it renders the heart stout and bold, at the same time that it fuddles the head…It is said also, to be of great use to a Democratic candidate because, a person having swallowed a glass of it, is ready to swallow anything else.

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