Mr. Boston

Holiday Cocktails

By Anthony Giglio
(Wiley, Hardcover, 9780470185414, 128pp.)

Publication Date: October 2009

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Mr. Boston Holiday Cocktails has the perfect drink for entertaining in every season

From hot winter toddies to festive, refreshing punches, seasonal cocktails are all the rage in bars and at get-togethers. Now you can entertain your guests at home with drinks tailored for every holiday season, from the experts at Mr. Boston, America's favorite drink-mixing guide. Mr. Boston has been the go-to manual for bartenders and spirits professionals since the repeal of the Prohibition, and with this collection of stylish all-new drink recipes, Mr. Boston Holiday Cocktails puts the expertise of world-class mixologists at your fingertips.

Mr. Boston Holiday Cocktails helps you get the festivities rolling with seventy-eight celebratory recipes, collected from the best cocktail creators in the country. Illustrated with mouth-watering, full-color photographs, these recipes range from classic (Hot Buttered Rum) to trendy (Dreamy Dorini Smoking Martini) to surprising and unique (Lancaster On Hudson, with bourbon and apple butter). You'll appreciate the Trade Secrets sprinkled throughout the book for preparing and serving the perfect drink, along with Mr. Boston's attention to the purity and flavor of fresh ingredients in your cocktails.

With visually appealing, eminently sippable, crowd-pleasing cocktail recipes for every possible occasion, Mr. Boston Holiday Cocktails offers simple instructions for

  • Hot and steamy drinks to warm up long winter nights or apr?s ski
  • Rich and creamy nogs for Christmas and New Year's
  • Highly spirited drinks with cool heft for hot parties
  • Perfect punches for when you'd rather be mixing with your guests than tending the bar

So, send out the invitations! With Mr. Boston Holiday Cocktails by your side, you are ready to party, with recipes and serving ideas that will enhance your holiday entertaining and make you the toast-or should we say, host-of the town. Needless to say, it's also the perfect gift for a friend.




About the Author

Mr. Boston is part of the Sazerac Company, and has been a widely recognized name in the bartending world for more than seventy years.

Anthony Giglio is the author of three editions of Mr. Boston, Cocktails in New?York, and Food & Wine Magazine's Wine Guide 2009. He is the wine correspondent for CBS News Radio and guest host of Boston radio's daily Connoisseurs Corner Wine Report. He also teaches at the De Gustibus Cooking School at Macy's Herald Square, organizes corporate tastings, and leads wine tours of Italy.

Jim Meehan's career behind the bar spans fourteen years, from Madison, Wisconsin, to New York City. He compiled the latest recipes for Mr. Boston and Food & Wine's annual cocktail book, and he writes a monthly column for Sommelier Journal. He is a managing partner of PDT, a cocktail lounge in Manhattan's East Village.

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