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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Looking for Robb Report UK? Does anybody remember nouvelle and California cuisine? Mathieu rated it liked it Jan 15, A lot of t Despite being a classic book, it is really dated. Degrofff 14, Pages. Jul 07, Joe rated it really liked it. Travel Destinations Hotels Resorts Spas.

Dale DeGroff ist weit rumgekommen in der Cocktailwelt, ohne Frage. I was looking for another book like The Canon Cocktail Book: DeGroff’s The Craft of the Cocktail, despite having come out as recently asis clearly one of those essential references you need on your shelf.

I still remember the first Sazerac I had there, and the way it unfolded to my senses.

Books by Dale DeGroff. Die Frage, die sich mir stellt, ist nach der Zielgruppe dieses Buchs. He asked me for lime wedges from the bar, the bottles of tequila and Cointreau, and he made his own drink.


He wrote that cocktails are as American as baseball, and represent a composite beverage just as Americans a If you want a cocktail reference book with quite a lot degeoff classic cocktail recipes, then this book is very good.

The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes

Oct 15, Pages. A lot of the recipes also seem to be influenced by the brands he is sponsored by or has created drinks for. Anyway, fabulous read that I couldn’t recommend more for cocktaul interested in the art of cocktails.

For a better review of classics with a lot less ego try Robert Hess’ essential guide, or for a comprehensive list of bang up to date new and classic recipes PDT by meehan. As a tribute to the classic champagne cocktail, I made the Ritz—not in a cockyail, but a martini glass—with cognac, Cointreau, maraschino liqueur, and fresh lemon juice, and I shocked it with champagne on top and a flamed orange peel.

It was the perfect drink for summertime. I switched a lot of drinks while I was there, but some I never took off the menu—that was one of them. Phyllis Diller was an amazingly accomplished classic pianist, who could tell jokes while she was playing.

The guy is at the piano, his hands are right over the keys. It was a Joe Baum place. edgroff

The Craft of the Cocktail

Return to Book Page. But sometimes we had a few people wander in, and one day an elderly couple came wandering in, so I served them tea and coffee and then lunch. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


It is vulgarly called a bittered sling and is supposed to be an excellent electioneering potion, 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 Cocktzil candidate because, a person having swallowed a glass of it, is ready to swallow anything else.

Maybe you would get a slushie, an artificially sweetened drink with some kind of rum. Here are a few of the anecdotes he shared.

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.

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If you get a single drink book to learn about making cocktails, this is the one. And there were nine little colored dots around it. I have just fale to take an interest in making cocktails so I picked up this book.

Also by Dale DeGroff.

Covering the entire breadth of this rich subject, The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: The Bel-Air was just the most extraordinary place. Please try again later.