The Curious Bartender Book
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The Curious Bartender


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 1788791541

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The Curious Bartender Excerpt :

In this new small-format edition of Tristan Stephenson's original best-selling book, he explains the origins of the cocktail and showcases classic drinks alongside his own ingenious reinventions. A true master of his craft, in this book bartender, restaurateur, spirit consultant, brand owner, and drinks author Tristan explores and experiments with the art of mixing the perfect cocktail, explaining the fascinating modern turns mixology has taken. Showcasing a selection of classic cocktails, he explains their intriguing origins, introducing the colorful historical characters who inspired or created them. Moving on, he reinvents each drink from his laboratory, adding contemporary twists to breathe fresh life into these vintage classics. Stay true to the originals with a Sazerac or a Rob Roy, or experiment with some of his modern variations to create a Green Fairy Sazerac topped with an absinthe "air" or an Insta-age Rob Roy with the "age" on the side. Also included is a reference section detailing all the techniques you will need, making this an essential anthology for the cocktail enthusiast.

The Curious Bartender Book

The Curious Bartender


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 1849754373

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The Curious Bartender Excerpt :

A good cocktail used to be a simple affair--a spirit or two, a mixer and a little ice. Those days are over. Thanks to a new trend in molecular mixology, cocktails have become far more interesting. In The Book of Cocktail Alchemy, rising star of the cocktail scene Tristan Stephenson explores the art of preparing the perfect cocktail. Taking the classics, he explains their fascinating origins, introducing the colorful characters who inspired or created them and how they were intertwined within their historical context. Moving on, he reinvents each cocktail from his laboratory adding modern twists which are sure to amaze. Stick to the classics and stir up a Sazerac or a Rob Roy, or try some of his contemporary variations, and create a Green Fairy Sazerac topped with an absinthe 'air' or a Insta-age Rob Roy with the 'age' on the side. Also included is a comprehensive reference section, detailing all the techniques you will ever need, classic and modern. Using a mixture of science and an amazing aptitude for understanding flavor and the universal appeal of the cocktail, Tristan has created an exciting, essential anthology for any cocktail enthusiast.

The Curious Bartender  Cocktails At Home Book

The Curious Bartender Cocktails At Home


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 1788793528

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The Curious Bartender Cocktails At Home Excerpt :

An expert guide to setting up a home bar, plus over 75 cocktail recipes to try from one of the world’s leading bartenders, drinks industry innovator, and best-selling author. Preparing a first-class cocktail relies upon an understanding of its ingredients and the delicate alchemy of how they work together. Here, Tristan Stephenson—drinks industry consultant, bar owner, restaurateur and author of best-selling drinks books—offers his expert advice on the fundamentals of home mixology and shares his perfected recipes for classic cocktails. Enjoy a Manhattan, Negroni, and Martini, discover lesser known vintage gems including the Martinez and Aviation as well as modern favorites the Espresso Martini and Mojito.

The Curious Bartender  An Odyssey of Malt  Bourbon   Rye Whiskies Book

The Curious Bartender An Odyssey of Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2014-10-09
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849759076

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The Curious Bartender An Odyssey of Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies Excerpt :

An innovative, captivating tour of the finest whiskies the world has to offer, brought to you by bestselling author and whisky connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. Tristan explores the origins of whisky, from the extraordinary Chinese distillation pioneers well over 2,000 years ago to the discovery of the medicinal ‘aqua vitae’ (water of life), through to the emergence of what we know as whisky. Explore the magic of malting, the development of flavour and the astonishing barrel-ageing process as you learn about how whisky is made. In the main chapter, Tristan takes us on a journey through 56 distilleries around the world, exploring their remarkable quirks, unique techniques and flavours, featuring all new location photography from the Scottish Highlands to Tennessee. After that, you might choose to make the most of Tristan’s bar skills with some inspirational whisky-based cocktails. This fascinating, comprehensive book is sure to appeal to whisky aficionados and novices alike.

The Curious Bartender s Rum Revolution Book

The Curious Bartender s Rum Revolution


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2018-07-11
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788790079

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The Curious Bartender s Rum Revolution Excerpt :

Discover why rum is becoming the hottest spirit in the world right now with the latest and greatest offering from bestselling author and master mixologist Tristan Stephenson.

The Curious Bartender s Gin Palace Book

The Curious Bartender s Gin Palace


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2016-05-12
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849759052

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The Curious Bartender s Gin Palace Excerpt :

An innovative, captivating tour of the finest gins and distilleries the world has to offer, brought to you by bestselling author and gin connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace is the follow-up to master mixologist Tristan Stephenson’s hugely successful books, 'The Curious Bartender' and 'The Curious Bartender: An Odyssey of Malt, Bourbon & Rye Whiskies'. Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine ‘genever’ to gin’s commercialization and the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London, through to its partnership with tonic water – creating the most palatable and enjoyable anti-malarial medication – to the golden age that it is now experiencing. In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries are cropping up all over the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. In this book, you’ll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the gin production process and the science of flavour before taking a tour through the most exciting distilleries and gins the world has to offer. Finally, put Tristan’s mixology skills into practice with a dozen spectacular cocktails including a Purl, a Rickey and a Fruit Cup.

The Curious Bartender Volume II Book

The Curious Bartender Volume II


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2018-12-06
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788791397

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The Curious Bartender Volume II Excerpt :

"His practical experience blends perfectly with his academic knowledge in this informative and entertaining guide to making the perfect cocktail." Review for The Curious Bartender Volume I, The Daily Mail. Tristan Stephenson is back to shake up the cocktail world once more, perfecting classic cocktails and offering his signature reinventions using his world-renowned mixology skills. The Curious Bartender Volume II: The New Testament of Cocktails is the sixth book by bestselling author and legendary bartender Tristan Stephenson. You’ll find 64 of the finest cocktails there have been, are or will be: 32 perfected classics and 32 game-changing reinventions of classics. Tristan makes you discover tastebuds and talents you never knew you had. He’ll show you the tools of the trade, the techniques he swears by and how to experiment to create your own cocktail sensations. Tristan’s done all the hard work for you, selflessly trying every drink known to man to uncover what partners perfectly. All you have to do is leaf through the pages of this – the holy grail of cocktail books.

The Curious Bartender s Whiskey Road Trip Book

The Curious Bartender s Whiskey Road Trip


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788792578

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The Curious Bartender s Whiskey Road Trip Excerpt :

"Rigorously researched and richly illustrated...Meticulous in detail and gleeful in its discoveries, this trip is a joyride for any whiskey lover." Publishers Weekly Buckle up and join bestselling author and whiskey connoisseur Tristan Stephenson on a Stateside tour and learn all there is to know about the finest whiskey and bourbon America has to offer. Whiskey in America is a regional product that has evolved in different ways and at a differing pace depending on where you go. Tristan Stephenson’s road trip enabled him to visit more than 40 unique distilleries, from long-established makers in the states that are the spiritual home of the industry – Kentucky and Tennessee – to newer craft-distillers in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and even California and Texas. In his own unique style, which is both fiercely entertaining and meticulously well-researched, Tristan weaves together the full and fascinating story of American whiskey, from its history and production methods to the origins of iconic cocktails still enjoyed in bars around the world today.

The Curious Barista s Guide to Coffee Book

The Curious Barista s Guide to Coffee


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2015-03-12
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849759083

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The Curious Barista s Guide to Coffee Excerpt :

The definitive guide to the extraordinary world of coffee from growing and roasting to brewing and serving the perfect cup. This is the ultimate guide to the history, science and cultural influence of coffee according to coffee aficionado and master storyteller Tristan Stephenson. You’ll explore the origins of coffee, the rise of the coffee house and the evolution of the café before discovering the varieties of coffee, and the alchemy responsible for transforming a humble bean into the world’s most popular drink. You’ll learn how to roast coffee at home in the fascinating Roasting section before delving into the Science and Flavour of Coffee and finding out how sweetness, bitterness, acidity and aroma all come together. You’ll then get to grips with grinding before learning about the history of the espresso machine and how to make the perfect espresso in the Espresso chapter. Discover how espresso and milk are a match made in heaven, yielding such treasures as the Latte, Cappuccino, Flat white and Macchiato; you’ll also find out how to pour your own Latte art. Other Brewing Methods features step-by-step guides to classic brewing techniques to bring the coffee to your table, from a Moka pot and a French press to Aeropress and Siphon brewing. Finally, why not treat yourself to one of Tristan’s expertly concocted recipes. From an Espresso Martini to a Pumpkin Spice Latte and Coffee Liqueur to Butter Coffee, this really is the essential anthology for the coffee enthusiast.

The Curious Bartender   s Guide to Malt  Bourbon   Rye Whiskies Book

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2020-07-28
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788793049

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The Curious Bartender s Guide to Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies Excerpt :

A captivating introduction to the world of fine whiskies, brought to you by bestselling author, restaurateur, bar-owner and world-class drinks connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. Tristan explores the origins of whisky, from the extraordinary Chinese distillation pioneers well over 2,000 years ago to the discovery of the medicinal ‘aqua vitae’ (water of life), through to the emergence of what we know as whisky. Explore the magic of malting, the development of flavour and the astonishing barrel-ageing process as you learn about how whisky is made. After that, you might choose to make the most of Tristan’s bar skills with some inspirational house-blends and whisky-based cocktails. This fascinating, entertaining and comprehensive book is sure to appeal to aficionados and novices alike.

The Curious Bartender   s Guide to Rum Book

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Rum


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788793032

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The Curious Bartender s Guide to Rum Excerpt :

Discover why rum is fast becoming the hottest spirit in the world right now with this essential companion from bestselling author and master mixologist Tristan Stephenson.

The Alchemist Cocktail Book Book
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The Alchemist Cocktail Book


  • Author : The Alchemist
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2021-05-06
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473583504

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The Alchemist Cocktail Book Excerpt :

100 spell-binding, crowd-pleasing cocktails. Work some magic at home with these original cocktail recipes from everyone's favourite experimental bar, The Alchemist. Elevate your mixology skills and bring some creativity to your bar cart with unique and show-stopping tipple time recipes, from their iconic Caramelised Rum Punch and Smokey Old Fashioned, to new takes on the cocktail classics. With chapters from Chemistry & Theatre, Twisted Classics and New Wave to Classics and Low & No Alcohol, The Alchemist Cocktail Book truly has something for everyone, from mixing novices to experienced bartenders. Bring some dramatic flair to your cocktail hour, with recipes including: Lavender Daiquiri Paloma Rhubarb and Custard Sour Bananagroni Maple Manhattan Cola Bottle Libre Grapefruit and Apricot Martini

Cocktails At Home Book

Cocktails At Home


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2021-04-13
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788793759

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Cocktails At Home Excerpt :

An expert guide to setting up a home bar, plus over 75 cocktail recipes to try from one of the world’s leading bartenders, drinks industry innovator and best-selling author. Preparing a first-class cocktail relies upon an understanding of its ingredients and the delicate alchemy of how they work together. Here, Tristan Stephenson – drinks industry consultant, bar owner, restaurateur and author of best-selling drinks books – offers his expert advice on the fundamentals of home mixology and shares his perfected recipes for classic cocktails. Enjoy a Manhattan, Negroni and Martini, discover lesser known vintage gems including the Martinez and Aviation as well as modern favourites the Espresso Martini and Mojito.

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Gin Book

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Gin


  • Author : Tristan Stephenson
  • Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 1788790391

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The Curious Bartender s Guide to Gin Excerpt :

"I found it hard to stay put while reading; I constantly wanted to leap up and strike out for a liquor store to test my new knowledge." Review of The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace, The Wall Street Journal. Join the gin craze with this captivating introduction to the world of gin, plus recipes for perfect gin cocktails, brought to you by award-winning bartender and bestselling author Tristan Stephenson. Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine “genever” to gin’s commercialization. From the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London to the golden age that it is now experiencing. In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries have cropped up all over the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. In this book, you’ll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the gin production process, and the science. Follow Tristan's expertly honed recipes and to enjoy a Classic Martini, Negroni, Gimlet, Aviation, Martinez and Singapore Sling at home.

The Cocktail Dictionary Book

The Cocktail Dictionary


  • Author : Henry Jeffreys
  • Publisher : Mitchell Beazley
  • Release Date : 2020-09-03
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784727284

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The Cocktail Dictionary Excerpt :

More than 100 cocktail recipes. Navigate the bewildering world of cocktails with this elegant A to Z guide to every recipe that you need to know. Complete with the stories behind the famous drinks and know-how on key cocktail topics and techniques, The Cocktail Dictionary is the discerning drinker's guide to the art of sipping. Covering everything from the Old Fashioned, Martini, Margarita and Daiquiri to key cocktail techniques such as muddling, shaking, stirring and the perfect ice. Includes stunning illustrations throughout the book.