Cocktails (Hardcover)

The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks

By Klaus St. Rainer

DK, 9781465453389, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2016

List Price: 22.00*
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Learn the art of mixing perfect drinks with Cocktails, the third "Best Cocktail Book in the World." Klaus St. Rainer, an award-winning expert voted "Bartender of the Year" in 2013, shares 70 cocktail recipes for all the key classics as well as his own signature creations.

Whether you want to make a simple drink with just a few ingredients, prepare large quantities for a cocktail party, or even create a mocktail, this authoritative guide will have you mixing the perfect aperitif. The book's classy design and evocative photography will inspire you to find what tickles your taste buds, from the classic Dry Martini and Old Fashioned to the unusual Red Beet Gimlet and Caramellow Royale. Professional tips and techniques are revealed—should it be shaken or stirred?—and clear instructions make it easy.

Cocktails teaches you the science of mixology so you can make the ultimate cocktail every time.

About the Author

Klaus St. Rainer owns and runs the internationally renowned Goldene Bar in Munich, Germany. He is dedicated to creating the perfect cocktail and relies on classic tools and techniques, combining these with new and exciting flavors. He is a member of the jury that judges the most important international contest for bartenders worldwide. Klaus was voted Bartender of the Year at the Mixology Bar Awards, and his bar was chosen as Bar of the Year in 2013.

Praise For Cocktails: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks

"Cocktails is probably the best book on cocktails for a long time." — The Washington Book Review