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Mr. Boston: Summer Cocktails by Anthony Giglio and Jim Meehan, includes cocktail recipes like Hai Karate; Rossa Italiano; and Casino Royale.

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Mr. Boston: Summer Cocktails

by Anthony Giglio and Jim Meehan


When entertaining friends, it's best to know what works when. A refreshing collection of perfect warm-weather cocktails, Mr. Boston Summer Cocktails gives you tons of fresh ideas for keeping cool with refreshing cocktails that are perfect for warm weather.

Mr. Boston has been the go-to guide for bartenders since the end of Prohibition, so why would you turn anywhere else for the best ideas in summertime entertaining? Get your backyard barbecues cooking with more than 100 cool recipes to chill out with friends. Illustrated with beautiful photos that will leave you thirsting for more, these recipes range from classics like the Singapore Sling to contemporary drinks like the Cherry Caipirinha. Also, discover trade secrets from some of the best bar chefs to ensure that your drinks are perfectly prepared and served.

Fire up the grill and stock up on ice. With Mr. Boston Summer Cocktails in hand you'll be ready to party, with recipes and serving ideas that will turn your backyard into everybody's favorite destination.

About the Author

Mr. Boston is part of the Sazerac Company and has been a widely recognized name in the bartending world for more than seventy years.

Anthony Giglio is the author of three editions of Mr. Boston, Cocktails in New York, and Food & Wine Magazine's Wine Guide 2009. He is the wine correspondent for CBS News Radio and guest host of Boston radio's daily "Connoisseur's Corner" wine report. He also teaches at the De Gustibus Cooking School at Macy's Herald Square, organizes corporate tastings, and leads wine tours of Italy.

Jim Meehan's career behind the bar spans fourteen years, from Madison, Wisconsin, to New York City. He compiled the latest recipes for Mr. Boston and Food & Wine's annual cocktail book, and he writes a monthly column for Sommelier Journal. He is a managing partner of PDT, a cocktail lounge in Manhattan's East Village.


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