Collects seventy-five cocktail recipes from the creator of the bar Milk & Honey, including such offerings as the Red Hook cocktail, cosmonaut, sugarplum, and Tritter rickey
This beautifully illustrated guide and recipe collection is the only book from the late Sasha Petraske, the legendary bartender and visionary who brought back the speakeasy to New York with his cocktail bar Milk & Honey - and who, in doing so, created a revolution that influenced bar owners and bartenders around the globe. Now, readers can make 75 of his professional-quality cocktails at home. Here are the classics and modern variations in his repertoire - revealing his secrets along with his tips for setting up a home cocktail bar, hosting etiquette, plus anecdotes from many of the bartenders he personally trained.
"Mr. Petraske's role in the modern cocktail revival is difficult to overstate." -New York Times