NYT Essential Book of Cocktails (2nd Edition)


Cocktail hour is one of America's most popular pastimes and a favorite way to entertain. What better place to find the secrets of craft cocktails than The New York Times? Steve Reddicliffe, the "Quiet Drink" columnist for The Times, brings his signature voice and expertise to this collection of delicious recipes from bartenders from around the world, with a special emphasis on New York City.

This informative guide includes:
- Classics such as the Martini, Manhattan, Old Fashioned, and Negroni, served both straight up and with modern twists
- New imaginative favorites inspired by the craft-distilling boom
- Auxiliary recipes for signature ingredients, including brandied cherries and brown-butter bourbon, plus recipes for cordials, shrubs, bitters, and more
- New chapters on non-alcoholic drinks, bourbon cocktails, and vermouth cocktails
- A complete guide to home entertaining, setting up your personal bar, and how to build your own cocktail encyclopedia
- Engaging essays from the biggest names in cocktail writing.

Hardcover, 624 Pages, 9"Lx6"W