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The Ultimate Cocktail Book [Hardcover]

Bill Reavell , Neil Mersh
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
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7 Nov 2011
The Ultimate Cocktail Book is the only reference you will ever need when planning a cocktail party, having friends around, or when you're just in the mood for an exotic drink. Containing over 200 cocktail recipes and 120 colour photographs, this book is a comprehensive guide to everything from classic cocktails, such as the Harvey Wallbanger, to more unusual drinks such as Havana Beach and Juliana Blue. There is also a chapter on non-alcoholic cocktails including Cranberry Crush and Iced Mint Tea, making this book the perfect addition to any home bar. There is an extensive introduction that includes a history of cocktails, a guide to glasses, measurements and bar equipment and hints and tips on preparing cocktails, as well as some historical facts about the origins and names of cocktails. With interesting facts and information about cocktails appearing throughout the book, The Ultimate Cocktail Book is both an indispensable recipe book and a comprehensive guide to the history and myths surrounding the preparation and drinking of cocktails.

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  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Hamlyn (7 Nov 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0600623726
  • ISBN-13: 978-0600623724
  • Product Dimensions: 17 x 28 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 254,536 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Sales of cocktails in the UK have soared recently, so much so that retailers such as Sainsbury's have installed cocktail bays in 280 stores nationwide (March 2011). Includes expert tips on preparing and serving as well as help with planning the ultimate cocktail party. Packed with historical facts, famous quotes and interesting anecdotes about the mixed drink provides for perfect cocktail party fodder. With over 200 recipes -- from classics such as the Dry Martini and Tequila Sunrise to the more exotic Mai Tai and Singapore Sling and even tamer non-alcoholic punches -- The Ultimate Cocktail Book has a drink for every taste.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Cocktail book 2 Jun 2014
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A handy & practical hardback book on cocktail drinks.it includes detailed recipes smith pictures,including the history of cocktails & some non-alcoholic ones also
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lots of lovely cocktails 5 Nov 2013
By Karon
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I purchased this for a friends birthday and it was very well received. I am thinking of getting one for myself!

A nice quality book, with pictures and enticing to read.
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4.0 out of 5 stars good ideas! 15 Jan 2013
By Linzi
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i've given this a 4 star rating as it was bigger than it seemed originally so more receipes than 1st thought. I bought this for a relative for christmas as she is the common socialite and is constantly experimenting with cocktails! this is the perfect book for that it has hundreds of different ideas to keep you going for hours.
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