However, let's face it, fun, far from shutting down the country's debauchery and, it gave rise to a proliferation of speakeasies - underground drinking dens that became particularly popular in New York. Prohibition in the us was instituted during the 1920s, making the sale of alcohol illegal, in an effort to 'clean up' the sins of those 'evil' imbibers.
Speakeasy: 200 Underground Cocktails #ad - With cool 1920s-style illustrations throughout, and a perfect gift format, this is the one cocktail book to relive the heady golden days.
Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails ReimaginedTen Speed Press #ad - In speakeasy, kosmas and zaric take their inspiration from traditional favorites, then use the finest spirits, the freshest ingredients, and a good measure of reverence for their craft to elevate the mixed drink to artisanal status. More than 80 imaginative libations that riff on the classics are showcased in this one-of-a-kind collection.
At their moody and atmospheric west village bar-restaurant Employees Only, master mixologists Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric can regale you with colorful tales of cocktail origins—or just pour you a mean drink. The millionaire becomes the Billionaire with the addition of homemade grenadine and 107-proof bourbon.
Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails Reimagined #ad - A ginger smash is offered in four different versions: kumquat, pear, or cranberry, pineapple, depending on the time of year. Time-honored cocktails like the new York Sour and the Sidecar were born during the era of Prohibition, the blessedly bygone social experiment that turned drinking into an underground adventure.
Recipes emphasize fresh fruits and herbs, homemade syrups and infusions, and a careful balancing of flavors, with a mind toward seasonality. And the south side becomes the West Side by replacing the gin with sun-kissed Meyer lemon–infused vodka. With the specter of prohibition firmly in the past, Speakeasy shares recipes for the choicest potent potables, reimagining the finest drinks of yesterday for today’s thirsty imbibers.
In those days, hard beverage options were usually made with homemade hooch and flavorings of dubious origin and quality. Thankfully, a cocktail renaissance has emerged in many of today’s bars, where inventive drinks showcase both the artistry and craft of bartending.
Contraband Cocktails: How America Drank When It Wasn't Supposed ToMelville House #ad - Americans weren’t supposed to drink during Prohibition—but that’s exactly when “cocktail culture” came roaring to life. Chock-full of scandalous history, cultural curiosities, and dozens of recipes by everyone from Ernest Hemingway to Franklin D. Roosevelt—along with a glossary of terms that will surprise the most seasoned bartender—Paul Dickson’s Contraband Cocktails is the perfect companion to any reader’s Cocktail Hour.
Contraband Cocktails: How America Drank When It Wasn't Supposed To #ad - The bloody mary, sleek cocktail shakers, craft mixology, and hundreds of other essentials of modern drinking owe their origins to the Dry Years. In contraband cocktails, paul dickson leads us on a fascinating tour of those years—from the “man in the Green Hat” making secret deliveries to Capitol Hill, to The Great Gatsby’s Daisy pouring Tom a mint julep at the Plaza, to inside the smoky nightclubs of the Jazz Age—Dickson serves up an intoxicating tale of how and what Americans drank during Prohibition.
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Shaking Up Prohibition in New Orleans: Authentic Vintage Cocktails from A to ZLSU Press #ad - While popular writers such as F. Scott fitzgerald invented partygoers who danced from one cocktail to the next, real denizens of the French Quarter imbibed their way across the city. In the 1920s prohibition was the law, but ignoring it was the norm, especially in New Orleans. Originally assembled by olive leonhardt and Hilda Phelps Hammond around 1929, this delightful compendium applauds the city's irrepressible love for cocktails in the format of a classic alphabet book.
Bringing to life the fiction of flappers with tastes beyond bathtub gin, Shaking Up Prohibition in New Orleans: Authentic Vintage Cocktails from A to Z serves up recipes from the era of the speakeasy. Leonhardt, illustrated each letter of the alphabet, a noted artist, while Hammond provided cocktail recipes alongside tongue-in-cheek poems that jab at the dubious scenario of a "dry" New Orleans.
Shaking Up Prohibition in New Orleans: Authentic Vintage Cocktails from A to Z #ad - A cultural snapshot of the crescent city's resistance to Prohibition, this satirical, richly illustrated book brings to life the spirit and spirits of a jazz city in the Jazz Age. With an introduction on prohibition-era new orleans by historian John Magill and biographical profiles of Leonhardt and Hammond by editor Gay Leonhardt, readers can fully appreciate the setting and the personalities behind this vintage cocktail guide with a Big Easy bent.
A perfect gift for lovers and makers of craft cocktails, arbiters of style, and celebrants of the Crescent City, Shaking Up Prohibition in New Orleans captures the essence of the Roaring Twenties. Ten speed Press.
Speakeasy: Secret Bars Around the WorldShelter Harbor Press #ad - Nowadays the speakeasy is living a second life. These trendy bars have often been conceived by keen bartenders, who rediscovered the tastes of the mixed drinks of the 20s and 30s. Hidden entrances, women, low music, smoke, dark places, crime and obviously alcohol--In the days of Prohibition 1920-1933, these were the explosive ingredients of the American speakeasy.
Frequented by gangsters such as Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, these underground bars and nightclubs have become the symbol of an epoch immortalized in cinema and literature. Ten speed Press. Cocktails are now high-quality, and above all legal, sophisticated, but entering these clubs we jump into the past.
Speakeasy: Secret Bars Around the World #ad - This book will lead you to the discovery of the most famous current speakeasies, smuggling you through the doors of a hidden but charming world. Specially-made furniture, nondescript facades, refined cocktails, themed dress codes, entrance by invitation only, vintage atmosphere. The new speakeasies are inspired by the typical unmistakable atmosphere of the beginning of the 20th century, when it was necessary to speak under your breath to avoid detection by the police.
Around the World in 80 CocktailsHardie Grant #ad - Bartender and writer chad parkhill takes you on a whirlwind tour of the places that have shaped the history of the cocktail from its birth to the present day, with recipes so you can follow along at home. Around the world in 80 cocktails celebrates the globetrotting history of the cocktail through eighty different iconic drinks – each of which has its own story to tell.
Around the World in 80 Cocktails #ad - Ten speed Press. You'll learn about the surprising military history behind the bubbly, vivacious Venetian Spritz; how the G&T moved from India to England and why the best in the world are now made in Spain; and how France's Burgundy region turned tragedy into triumph with the Kir. Accompanied by gorgeous vintage-style illustrations that evoke antique travel posters, these stories and recipes are an ode to the joys of travel, history, and drinking.
Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood TwistRunning Press Adult #ad - The perfect gift for silver screen aficionados and a terrific twist on movie nights, movie-themed munchies, Gone With the Gin includes 50 delicious drinks -- paired with winking commentary on history's most quotable films -- plus an all-star lineup of drinking games, and illustrations throughout. From best-selling author tim Federle of Tequila Mockingbird fame comes Gone with the Gin, the ultimate cocktail book for film buffs.
Gone with the Gin: Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist #ad - We know your type. Ten speed Press. Drinks include: fight club soda a sidecar named desire ben-Hurricane Ti-tonic The Big Le-Brewski Monty Python and the Stoli Grail Bloody Mary Poppinsand more! So go ahead, make my drink. You love the smell of napalm in the morning, you see dead people, and you're the king or queen! of the world.
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The Art of Mixology: Classic Cocktails and Curious ConcoctionsParragon Books #ad - You'll find an informative introduction packed with all the essential knowledge any experienced or novice mixologist could ever need and over 200 recipes to suit every occasion. Classic and contemporary recipes: for the novice or experienced mixologist stylish guide: whether it's creating a cocktail hour martini or fixing a brandy alexander nightcap, Mother's/Father's Day and more, holidays, this is the stylish guide to exclusive drinking OVER 200 RECIPES & PHOTOS: Recipes for every mood and a photo for each drink will keep mixology enthusiasts excited to try new recipes MAKES A GREAT GIFT: Birthdays, the Art of Mixology makes a great gift for any occasion Ten speed Press.
The Art of Mixology: Classic Cocktails and Curious Concoctions #ad - Gone with the Gin Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist. The drinks are grouped within sections on gin & vodka; rum, and the drinks range from a Singapore Sling, and a Cosmopolitan to a Highland Fling, a Buck's Fizz, Whiskies, and Brandy; Bubbles; Something Different; and Mocktails, a Brandy Julep, and a Baby Bellini.
. Cocktails have an unwavering, timelss style, so become a purveyor of fine drinking with this collection of CLASSIC and CONTEMPORARY recipes. The art of mixology offers a stunning anthology of cocktail recipes to make at home.
Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary TwistRunning Press Adult #ad - Gone with the Gin Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist. In english, tonight you're gonna drink like you do!From barflies to book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the world's bestselling cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Running Press Book Publishers. Featuring 65 delicious drink recipes paired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novels, Tequila Mockingbird also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout.
Drinks include: the pitcher of dorian grey goose the last of the mojitos love in the time of kahlua romeo and julep a rum of One's Own Are You There, God? It's Me, Margarita Vermouth the Bell Tollsand more!2013 Goodreads Choice Award Food & CookbooksEntertainment Weekly Great Gifts for Book LoversBookPage Best of 2013Clue on Jeopardy Ten speed Press.
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Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Alamagoozlum to the Zombie 100 Rediscovered Recipes and the Stories Behind ThemQuarry Books #ad - Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails: From the Alamagoozlum to the Zombie 100 Rediscovered Recipes and the Stories Behind Them #ad - Ten speed Press. Running Press Book Publishers. Gone with the Gin Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist. Historic facts, expanded anecdotes, and full-color vintage images from extremely uncommon sources round out this must-have volume. For anyone who enjoys an icy drink and an unforgettable tale. In this expanded and updated edition of Forgotten Cocktails and Vintage Spirits, expert, historian, and drink aficionado Dr.
Cocktail adds another 20 fine recipes to his hand-picked collection of 80 rare-and-worth-rediscovered drink recipes, shares revelations about the latest cocktail trends, provides new resources for uncommon ingredients, and profiles of many of the cocktail world's movers and shakers.
The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated SpeakeasySterling Epicure #ad - Running Press Book Publishers. It recalls the era of hidden prohibition speakeasies: to gain access, step into a phone booth, you walk into a raucous hot dog stand, and get permission to enter the serene cocktail lounge. Now, pdt's innovative operator and mixmaster, Jim Meehan, is revolutionizing bar books, too, offering all 304 cocktail recipes available at PDT plus behind-the-scenes secrets.
. Now you don’t have to leave your home to learn how to mix and serve the sensational cocktails created by Jim Meehan, the nationally renowned mixologist at PDT, one of New York City’s hottest bars. Beautifully illustrated, beautifully designed, and beautifully crafted—just like its namesake—this is the ultimate bar book by NYC's most meticulous bartender.
The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy #ad - To say that pdT is a unique bar is an understatement. From his bar design, food, tools, it's all here, and spirits, and equipment to his techniques, stunningly illustrated by Chris Gall. Ten speed Press. Sterling Publishing NY. Gone with the Gin Cocktails with a Hollywood Twist.