The Joy of Mixology brings a new understanding to the world of cocktails and how to make them. Expert author Gary Regan's unprecedented innovation is the fresh look he takes at various families of drinks.
By redefining the old cocktail categories such as Sours and introducing new families such as New England Highballs, Regan has made he devilishly confusing job of memorizing ingredients far simpler than ever before. The book also takes the pressure off bartenders who think that every ingredient must be measured precisely. Regan shows how to feel one's way through drinks by understanding how the ingredients work together.
With more than 400 recipes and advice on concocting your own creative variations, plus a history chapter that includes memorable quotations along with notes about particular methodologies of cocktail making, this will instantly be recognized as today's essential guide to mixology.