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Help me learn to make cocktails

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hello 

can anyone help me please

i want to start makeing cocktails

what tools do i need and where to buy it?

how do i make cocktails?


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I recommend that you buy "The Joy of Mixology" by Gary (aka Gaz) Regan. It has a great intro and also presents a methodology for organizing recipes into families to make them easier to understand and remember.

 

Also, "The Essential Bartender's Guide" by Robert Hess is a spiral bound (lay-flat) book with lots of simple recipes in an attractive format.

 

For shakers, I recommend that you call The Boston Shaker in Somerville MA. They can help set you up with good basic bar tools. I am still using the tools that they originally recommended for me, with one exception. I now use two metal "tins" to form a Boston Shaker as I find them easier to open that one metal tin and a pint glass. They also recommended these two books to me (which they also sell).


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The Koriko weighted shakers from Cocktail Kingdom aren't too expensive and are really nice.

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If you wanted to save some money, at least at first, you could start with this and a Mason jar.

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Read the other day at friend's house the Bar Book https://goo.gl/KN6CN3  enjoyed it, some interesting cocktail recipes, and also classic cocktails

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 Well you could start right here

 

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