How to Mix Drinks or The Bon Vivant's Companion: The Original Cocktail Guide (Hesperus Classics)

How to Mix Drinks or The Bon Vivant's Companion: The Original Cocktail Guide (Hesperus Classics)

Jerry Thomas


First released in 1862, this seminal paintings in bartending marks the 1st time lots of state-of-the-art classics have been recorded in print. gathered right here by way of Jerry Thomas—America’s most renowned bartender—are dozens of cocktail recipes, from previous criteria to mixes invented by means of Thomas himself, together with his trademark drink, The Blue Blazer. courses for blending beverages of all categories—including sours, fizzes, and highballs—are integrated in addition to directions on utilizing a number of bartending instruments, from jiggers to ponies and past. With a glossary to help all bon vivants remember their demijohns from their drachms, this can be a nostalgic and scrumptious homage to a drinking era that's long gone yet now not forgotten.

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