Bartending For Dummies

Bartending For Dummies

by Ray Foley

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Make and serve drinks like a pro

This latest edition of Bartending For Dummies features over 1,000 drink recipes in an A-Z format with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. This 5th Edition also provides over 40 new cocktails ideas for those who want to know how to serve cocktails professionally, for themselves, or for their guests.

  • Detailed information on how to properly stock a bar with the latest and greatest glassware and tools
  • Expanded coverage on making exotic frozen/blended specialties and specialty coffees
  • Experimenting with the new flavor/buzz in Bourbons and Scotches: honey
  • The latest flavored rums, gins, ryes, and of course vodkas (buttered, waffle, sherbet, and marshmallow flavored are just a few new editions)
  • New coverage devoted to craft distillers
  • Fun, new ways to garnish drinks (even flaming options), rim, and serve drinks like a master mixologist
  • Tips on creating unique punches and even non-alcoholic drinks
  • The latest tips and advice on curing hangovers and hiccups

If you're interested in crafting traditional or modern cocktails, Bartending For Dummies has you covered.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118791264
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/03/2014
Series: For Dummies Series
Edition description: 5th Revised ed.
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 194,446
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ray Foley is the founder and editor of BARTENDER Magazine. A consultant to some of the United States’ top distillers and importers, he is responsible for creating and naming new drinks for the liquor industry.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Bartending 5

Chapter 1: Just for Openers: The Right Tools and Glasses 7

Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Home Bar 23

Chapter 4: Charts and Measures 33

Part II: Distilling the High Points of Various Spirits 41

Chapter 5: American and Canadian Whisk(e)y 43

Chapter 6: Aperitifs, Cordials, and Liqueurs 53

Chapter 7: Beer 63

Chapter 8: Brandy 67

Chapter 9: Cognac and Armagnac 73

Chapter 10: Gin 79

Chapter 11: Irish Whiskey 83

Chapter 12: Rum 87

Chapter 13: Scotch Whisky 93

Chapter 14: Tequila and Mezcal 99

Chapter 15: Vodka 105

Chapter 16: Wine 111

Part III: Cocktail Recipes 119

Chapter 17: Recipes from A to Z 121

Chapter 18: Martini Madness 297

Chapter 19: Drinks for Special Occasions 305

Chapter 20: Breakfast Cocktails 315

Chapter 21: Nonalcoholic Drinks 319

Part IV: The Part of Tens 323

Chapter 22: Ten Toasts to Mark Any Occasion 325

Chapter 23: At Least Ten Cures and Lores 327

Recipes Index 329

Topics Index 361

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Bartending For Dummies 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Everything in this book is good. Just dont expect to be able to view the "A-Z drink recipies"... force closes every time. In the longrun I would value this at $4.99 instead of the $9.49 I paid for it. Disappointing since its the 2nd book ive bought on Nook.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a must for anyone who has a bar in their definately makes things much easier and we have enjoyed it trememdously.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
 A, must have gift for holiday gift giving as well as to have on hand for your self if you want to learn bartending or if you want to learn bartending ,or entertain a lot ,and holiday parties..!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Easy to read, very informative, lots of drink recipes! I definitely recommend getting this book.
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I make it snow suckas
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