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Cocktail Books: The Topic


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"Tequila is only for margaritas and palomas" is also laughable. I'd say you're not trying hard enough at the mixology if this is as far as you get.

That's right. There is also the Tequila Sunrise. :raz:

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 I feel that there is really a niche there, on science & cocktails, that Kevin Liu had only started to fill.

 

A publisher asked to see my text on cocktail centric home distillation, but it eventually got shot down. I think the verdict was too much science! so sad.

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From Cheri Loughlin, the Intoxicologist:

Cocktails with a Tryst

 

Stimulating reading, I'm sure.

 

"The book pairs 25 original cocktail recipes with the 12 erotic stories. Two standard syrup recipes are included."

Lol, what? I guess one of them is a threesome.

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Oh no, another one!

 

It looks good, though.  Some fascinating information.

I can't get my nose out of it and I'm not even much of a cocktailian!

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Got 'Liquid Intelligence' for Christmas, I find it quite fascinating. Not really sure how much use I will get out of it just for home, but am enjoying reading it nonetheless. The subtle humour is fun, Daquiri instructions of 'blend,drink,repeat', and 'I associate a warm martini with sadness', made me laugh.

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I received The 12 Bottle Bar as a gift and I have to say that I am very happy with it. It seems much more approachable to me than some of the more esoteric books. Many of the ingredients used by posters to our cocktail topics are simply not available to me either because they are costly or because our government controlled liquor board refuses to stock them. This book makes many drinks seem possible. For the sophisticated cocktailian I am sure it seems very limiting.

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Anna Nielsen aka "Anna N"

...I just let people know about something I made for supper that they might enjoy, too. That's all it is. (Nigel Slater)

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Using Amazon to look ahead at the coming year's releases, I see a few books I'll probably pick up:

  • Salvator Calabrese's Classic Cocktails
  • Julie Reiner's The Craft Cocktail Party
  • Paul Clarke's The Cocktail Chronicles
  • The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual, from the eponymous establishment
  • Gaz Regan's The Negroni

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The Negroni one sounds interesting - such a simple drink to have its own book, but I understand why.

 

About May, I think Amazon says.

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Different.

 

Old one (2013) / new one.

 

The old one is essays about the drink, where the new one is recipes, history, etc.

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Reissue/repackage? :smile:

 

The old book had history and recipes too. The publisher is different (Ten Speed Press vs. Jared Brown).

 

Could be. I don't own either version. so it's new to me regardless. :smile:

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