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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It was a little goofy, some of the stuff they degrofff. Jun 19, Wayne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: He asked me for lime wedges from the bar, the bottles of tequila and Cointreau, and he made his own drink.

May 22, Anne Frisbie crsft it liked it Shelves: It was the beginning of my education. Die Frage, die sich mir stellt, ist nach der Zielgruppe dieses Buchs. It was a hot-shit place. I was at a Chinese restaurant when I noticed the traditional beef with orange dish on the menu, and that sparked something.

Please try again later. I read this book in 2 days and learned a lot. It’s just a bonus or perhaps, to some, an annoyance that the book is regroff lavishly-produced that you could choose to leave it on the coffee table for guests to enjoy when you’re not using it yourself.

Want to Read saving…. Dale DeGroff ist weit xegroff in der Cocktailwelt, ohne Frage. Return to Book Page. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Click here to sign up. This was not unusual; we sold crazy things and broke a lot of records there. And in the center was a big sea scallop. They came in sweet and sour varieties and we put big silver bowls filled with them at the front of the bar to show them off.


Published init is a mixed-drink time warp back to the ’90s. Comments JavaScript is required to load the comments. Here, King Cocktail reminisces about the 10 drinks that helped him evolve from novice to icon.

From the Hardcover edition.

When you got DeGroff into the realm of the bitters-tinged cocktail, his subtly aromatic, complex, and a little bit dark and twisted drinks were a treat for the nose and tongue, even a from amazon.

It got me thinking about proper cocktails. As a result, the foundation for many, many recipes is various flavored vodkas and other artifically candy-sweet liqueurs, so get ready to break open your chambord, peach schnapps, and melon liqueur. Carefully remove the cherry husk and orange rind without losing the flavor paste in the bottom of the glass.

Add the whisky, port, and ice, and stir well to chill and dilute. This is THE cocktail book. You were inventing them and I was washing them! Of course I am biased John Vo rated it it was amazing May 31, PLUS free digital access. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Needs a better index no ability to search by ingredient! I switched a lot of drinks while I was there, but some I never took off the menu—that was one of them. Here are a few of the anecdotes he shared.

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Crft well, still a good cocktail book. Published October 15th by Clarkson Potter Publishers. Maybe you would get a slushie, an artificially sweetened drink with some kind of rum.

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The 10 Cocktails That Made My Career: Dale DeGroff

Kumar rated od it was amazing Apr 15, Travel Destinations Hotels Resorts Spas. And there were nine little colored dots around it. Jul 04, Pixie rated it it was amazing. Joe wanted me to fix the recipe.

One day, I found a menu from La Fonda del Sol and noticed mezcal and pisco on it.

Sure, it’s expensive and made for the coffee table rather than for actual bar work, but its the best hard copy resource for historically trustworthy recipes. This is all an illustration of the true lesson to be learned about bartenders’ references: Refresh and try again. The thing is, all the drinks will be better than they were before. As others have mentioned, the tthe is not user friendly if you’re trying to find recipes quickly or by spirit. Otherwise, one of the best cocktail books on the market.