Readers learn to become master mixologists with this hip, trendy drink-mix guide for both beginner and advanced cocktail-party hosts.
There really is an art to preparing excellent mixed drinks, and MIXOLOGY is a one-stop shop for everything one needs to know about this popular craft. With a straightforward, easy-to-understand and humorous writing style, Holly Rapport guides readers through the “mixology” process. What does it take to be a master mixologist? For starters, the right bar tools (or the right substitutions), the freshest ingredients, a well-stocked bar, and the desire to serve the best and most delicious drinks possible.
Rapport provides helpful tips on how to chill serving glasses, prepare garnishes and sugar/salt rims, and how to serve ice, as well as what glasses to select and how to measure ingredients. MIXOLOGY is a comprehensive guide that will make any party a hit. It features dozens of fantastic new drinks and even includes a section on throwing memorable theme parties. Divided according to alcoholic ingredients, MIXOLOGY lets readers get the most out of any liquor-from vodka to bourbon to brandy to even wine and champagne cocktails. No well-stocked bar should be without it.