Let's Bring Back

Let's Bring Back

The Cocktail Edition : A Compendium of Impish, Romantic, Amusing, and Occasionally Appalling Potations From Bygone Eras

Book - 2012
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Sidle up to the bar of a bygone era and enjoy a wide range of classic and forgotten cocktails with the author of Let's Bring Back. Throughout this illustrated compendium of the most romantic, amusing, delicious, and occasionally appalling drinks in barroom history, Lesley M.M. Blume winkingly imparts classic cocktail wisdom from glasses and garnishes to stylish sipping and the lost language of saloons, alongside dozens of recipes that are due for a comeback. Whether shaking up a fresh batch of Ants in the Pants, Fluffy Ruffles, of King's Ruin Cocktails, Let's Bring Back: Cocktails offers plenty of opportunities to raise a glass in salute to the great mixers, drinkers and thirst-quenchers of days gone by.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781452108261
1452108269
Branch Call Number: 641.874 B6259L 2012
Characteristics: 207 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: McFerrin, Grady

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lukasevansherman
Jul 25, 2014

As a cocktail enthusiast and home bartender, I'm always looking for good books on the subject which, sadly, are in short supply. The subtitle is a bit of a turn off and this book suffers from the author's whimsical, pleased with herself tone and approach. She seems to treat cocktails as if they're cute. That said, it's handsomely packaged and illustrated and there are a handful of good recipes.

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