Brooklyn Bartender: A Modern Guide to Cocktails and Spirits (Hardcover)

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Add a dash of cool to your cocktail with The Brooklyn Bartender, an entertaining and informative illustrated guide for anyone who wants to mix delicious, unique and hip variations on classic drinks and spirits.

From "one of the best cocktail writers around" (Library Journal) Carey Jones, comes a unique and practical guide to the most inventive drinks being served by real mixologists in Brooklyn clubs and bars today. Featuring full color images, recipes, tips, and handily organized by spirit, The Brooklyn Bartender also profiles the bars, pubs, and gastropubs and the resident bartender's recommendations for events and more.
You'll enjoy:

  • Chapters on gin, vodka, whiskey, rum and cachaca, tequila, mezcal, brandy, amaro and more
  • Details on wine, beer, and bubbly treats
  • Techniques, or when to shake and when to stir
  • Recipes for syrups and infusions
  • Tips on stocking your home bar for any event
  • A primer on standard equipment for upping your mixing talent
Whether you want to sit at one of these cool bars and sip the house creation or begin your own mixing at home inspired by the experts from New York City's coolest borough, The Brooklyn Bartender is a great addition to your home library and the perfect gift. Cheers!

About the Author

Carey Jones is a food and drink writer for publications including Food & Wine, Travel + Leisure, Saveur, and many others. A cocktail enthusiast, she has traveled extensively both nationally and internationally to report on spirits and cocktails. She previously served as the managing editor of the James Beard Award-winning website Serious Eats. She lives in Brooklyn.

Praise For…

"Even the staunchest teetotaler will work up quite a thirst while perusing what is easily one of the best cocktail books this year."—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316390255
ISBN-10: 0316390259
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Publication Date: May 24th, 2016
Pages: 304
Language: English