Shaken Not Stirred: A Celebration of the Martini

By Anistatia R. Miller

This up to date version good points recipes from the world's maximum mixologists, together with 107 vintage gin and vodka Martinis, greater than a hundred and ten smooth Martinis, and a listing of the world's top Martini lounges

Shaken no longer Stirred® celebrates the Martini—the imperative cocktail, the crowning jewel of civilized decadence. Historians and mixologists Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown revise their lists of vintage Martini recipes and replace their roster of recent Martinis— from the coffee Martini to the clean Fruit Martini, from Cosmos to MarTEAnis—to swimsuit present flavor. in addition they supply eye-opening, never-before-published discoveries of their heritage of the cocktail in either the USA and Europe.

Over the earlier fifteen years the best way humans take into consideration and drink cocktails, specifically Martinis, has been substantially reworked. during this re-creation, readers can hone their bar abilities with assistance from a number of the world's most interesting mixologists. they could the right way to inventory a topshelf domestic bar in addition to make infusions and detailed garnishes. Partyplanning recommendation, enjoyable bits of minutiae, a couple of jokes and anecdotes, plus a listing of the world's most sensible cocktail bars, are the completing garnish in this glossy cocktail classic!

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Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior, Volume 1: A-C (3rd Edition)

The Encyclopedia of substances, Alcohol, and Addictive habit, third variation updates and expands upon the award-winning moment version of this set, addressing social, clinical, felony, and political concerns on the topic of substance use and addictive habit. New essays document on modern socio-political subject matters akin to the function of gear and alcohol within the media, the superiority of substances within the foreign activities and model industries, the connection among drug trafficking and terrorism, and the influence of the net on drug and alcohol use. The 3rd version additionally expands overseas assurance of historic and glossy views on drug, alcohol, and tobacco use in additional than 30 international locations and areas, together with the Caribbean, the center East, and China. a few of the 545 topical entries are greater by means of statistical charts, graphs, tables, and photographs.

Published through Macmillan Reference united states, this new version used to be constructed less than the assistance of Editors Pamela Korsmeyer and Henry R. Kranzler. Pamela Korsmeyer has written approximately dependancy, drug regulate and federal coverage, in addition to on overseas improvement. Dr. Kranzler is a professor of psychiatry and application director of the final scientific study middle on the college of Connecticut tuition of drugs. He has authored or co-authored greater than three hundred magazine articles, e-book chapters, and different publications.

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The 12 Bottle Bar: A Dozen Bottles. Hundreds of Cocktails. A New Way to Drink.

By David Solmonson, Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

It’s a process, a device equipment, a recipe ebook. starting with one impossible to resist idea--a whole domestic bar of simply 12 key bottles--here’s the right way to make greater than two hundred vintage and targeted combined beverages, together with sours, slings, toddies, and highballs, plus the right Martini, the suitable big apple, and the correct Mint Julep.

It’s a shocking guide--tequila didn’t make the minimize, and neither did bourbon, yet genever did. And it’s a literate guide--describing with nice liveliness every thing from the significance of vermouth and bitters (the “salt and pepper” of mixology) to the tale of a punch bowl so massive it was once stirred via a boy in a rowboat.

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The Legend of the Holy Drinker

This booklet, the most haunting issues that Roth ever composed, used to be released in 1939, the 12 months the writer died. Like Andreas, the hero of the tale, Roth drank himself to dying in Paris, yet this isn't an autobiographical confession. it's a secular miracle-tale, during which the vagrant Andreas, after residing less than bridges, has a chain of fortunate breaks that carry him in short onto a special airplane of life. The novella is awfully compressed, dry-eyed and witty, regardless of its melancholic subject-matter. The Legend of the Holy Drinker was once tumed right into a movie through Enrico Olmi, starring Rutger Hauer.

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Tequila: A Global History (Reaktion Books - Edible)

By Ian Williams

With its distinct aroma and heady buzz—the excellent accompaniment to even the spiciest tacos—tequila has gained its approach into drinkers’ hearts around the world. There are few areas in the world along with Mexico that experience the weather and terrain to adapt the agave plant that makes tequila—and there are even fewer those that have the endurance to attend the seven years or extra that it takes “the tree of marvels” to develop. during this ebook, Ian Williams provides a full of life heritage of this powerful and renowned drink. starting with pulque, the drink fermented by means of the Mayans, Olmecs, and Aztecs and reserved for pregnant girls and priests—and their sacrifices—he strains how the Mexicans distilled tequila and mezcal (mescal) and started its heady surge into worldwide reputation. From twenty-year añejos to giggle-inducing margaritas to the bravado—and regret—of that around of pictures, he bargains a heritage as gripping because the drink itself.

Williams visits numerous tequila manufacturers, vendors, and connoisseurs to inform the tale of ways tequila all started within the agave lands of Mexico, turned an icon of younger inebriation, and constructed, this day, right into a actually artisanal product drawing the main discerning drinkers. Peppered all through are illustrations that seize tequila’s Mexican history and advertisement photo. together with recipes for tequila-based cocktails, in addition to recommendation at the procuring, storing, tasting, and serving of tequila, this historical past will pride any beverage aficionado or a person drawn to the background of Mexico and its culinary riches.   

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Three Sheets: Drinking Made Easy! 6 Continents, 15 Countries, 190 Drinks, and 1 Mean Hangover!

By Zane Lamprey

Most folks have a couple of beverages to sit back after paintings. For Zane Lamprey, despite the fact that, having a couple of (or a number of too many) beverages is figure. yet he’s now not complaining. Zane has rotated the globe knocking again an unending number of booze whereas shooting his imbibing exploits for the cult-hit television convey Three Sheets. And now the Indiana Jones of alcohol intake has accumulated a around of his so much a laugh adventures, interesting factoids, and suggestions for adventurous tipplers into this, the last word pub crawler’s memoir. subscribe to him as he ventures, glass in hand, to
• eire, the place whiskey was once invented, ingesting is a lifestyle, and beer is the easiest medicine
• Tanzania, the place the preferred “bee brew,” engortorogi, used to be by accident came across by means of a girl attempting to poison her two-timing husband
• Las Vegas, the place the scary-to-look-at, tasty-to-sip, and impossible-to-finish-alone Witch health professional is a greater wager than the gaming tables, and a bacon martini is a savory strategy to wash down Sin City’s famed $777 burger
• Japan, the place the distinguished sake is brewed like beer and as soon as featured saliva as a mystery ingredient
• Poland, the place vodka is the an identical of America’s apple pie (one of the preferred manufacturers is infused with flakes of gold) and enthusiasts of beer represent an reliable political party

Zane additionally sips champagne within the French zone that gave the bubbly its identify and heads to Tequila, Mexico to pattern the notorious neighborhood spirit from the blue agave plant. He additionally bellies as much as bars in Scotland, Jamaica, Argentina, New Zealand, Belgium, St. Martin, South Africa, and Taiwan. each one vacation spot is a brand new event in libation.

Packed with anecdotes, recipes and ingesting video games, and extra hangover treatments than you could shake a swizzle stick at, Three Sheets makes for a delightfully intoxicating cocktail.

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Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia (New Directions in Southern History)

Homemade liquor has performed a admired function within the Appalachian financial system for almost centuries. The area persisted profound modifications in the course of the severe prohibition hobbies of the 19th century, whilst the producing and sale of alcohol - a vital part of lifestyle for plenty of Appalachians - was once banned.

In Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The conflict over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia, Bruce E. Stewart chronicles the social tensions that observed the region's early transition from a rural to an urban-industrial financial system. Stewart analyzes the dynamic courting of the bootleggers and rivals of liquor revenues in western North Carolina, in addition to clash pushed through social and financial improvement that manifested in political discord. Stewart additionally explores the lifetime of the moonshiner and the numerous myths that constructed round hillbilly stereotypes.

A great addition to the recent instructions in Southern historical past sequence, Moonshiners and Prohibitionists addresses significant monetary, social, and cultural questions which are necessary to the knowledge of Appalachian history.

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To Live and Love In L.A.

By Ben Peller

He’s again. during this follow-up to the acclaimed TO stay AND DRINK IN L.A., Shawn Michals, infamous imbiber of existence and cocktails, returns to take on an issue that has either encouraged and confounded many of the maximum thinkers all through heritage: LOVE. TO stay AND LOVE IN L.A. tracks Shawn as he navigates the amorous waters of a urban teeming with either angels and devils. those passionate adventures contain fellow artists, wild ones, or even an come upon with a would-be zombie. alongside the way in which, Shawn is puzzled approximately every thing from his sanity to his sexuality to his suggestion on the right way to seduce a cougar (or vice- versa). whereas indulging during this romantic odyssey, Shawn starts to query no matter if he'll ever locate "The One." in spite of everything, falling in love and accepting love includes not just a fit measure of braveness, but in addition occasionally a fit measure of craziness. Feeling brave? Feeling loopy? likelihood is you’ll fall in love with this booklet. Here’s taking a look at you, child… "Revelatory... wonderful and engaging..." - Publishers Weekly

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Red, White, and Brew: An American Beer Odyssey

By Brian Yaeger

Red, White, and Brew is the last word beer run around the usa, within which Brian Yaeger visits fourteen breweries of varied sizes and talks to founders, vendors, brewmasters, shoppers, and someone else he meets on his odyssey and who enjoys the making, tasting, and appreciating of brews.

Red, White, and Brew pursues the roots of brewers who introduced their craft with them from their native land and investigates how the culture is faring at the present time and the place it may possibly head sooner or later. masking every little thing from fifth-generation family-run brewing businesses to first-wave microbreweries, this e-book is a travelogue, advisor, and genealogical examine of beer households and homebrewers from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon. it truly is jam-packed with eclectic characters and sensible businesspeople who populate an as previous because the New international, and who produce liquid philanthropy, one keg at a time.

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Spirits (Collins Gem)

This Gem publications you thru the variety of spirits and the preferred liqueurs and fortified wines. notice how the drink is made, the place it got here from, tips on how to drink it and what to combine with it, in addition to tips about what to buy.

For each one drink integrated, details is given on its historical past, the way it is made (and from what), in addition to rationalization of different forms of the drink – London Gin, Sapphire Gin, and so forth. and proposals.

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