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Esquire Drinks

Esquire Drinks

An Opinionated & Irreverent Guide to Drinking

Book - 2002
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"Nearly every crucial fact regarding cocktail construction...is elevated by Wondrich's erudite and estimably sharp wit."-- Wine & Spirits

Anyone can lift a glass--but drinking with class, taste, and wisdom is a completely different matter. David Wondrich, Esquire magazine's renowned "drink pundit," is here to remedy that sad situation and restore a tradition of intelligent, sophisticated drinking. Wondrich simply provides the liveliest history of drinks imaginable, serving up wit and wisdom that will help you sort out the classic from the crass and master the fundamentals of mixology. The highlight: the delicious drinks themselves. The recipes, with loads of information and variants, appear on pages brightened with vintage photos that perfectly capture the spirit of each cocktail. There are daiquiris, amusingly named gin drinks like "William Seabrook's Asylum," a Whiskey Sour, Margarita, Vodka Martini, and a barfull more!
Publisher: New York : Hearst Books, 2002
ISBN: 9781588162052
1588162052
Branch Call Number: 641.21 W87e
Characteristics: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Drinks
Esquire (New York, N.Y.)

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