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Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide, 75th Anniversary Edition by Jonathan Pogash and Rick Rodgers includes cocktail recipes like Jinx Cocktail; Jackie-O Cocktail; Sidewinder Cocktail; and Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate.

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Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide
75th Anniversary Edition

by Jonathan Pogash and Rick Rodgers


This is your bar bible. Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide: 75th Anniversary Edition by Jonathan Pogash and Rick Rodgers is a comprehensive guide that covers nearly every drink imaginable, from classic martinis to trendy cosmopolitans to holiday eggnog, and provides the answers to bartending questions like, "how do you frost a glass?" and "how much is a dash?"

Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's Guide has been setting the standard for bartending books since 1935, and this 75th Anniversary Edition of the trusted guide is better than ever. This classic bartending authority includes 1,500 drink recipes, from well-known chefs, ranging from the traditional to the trendy. Recipes are presented alphabetically within each liquor category, with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. Additionally the Bar Basics section provides essential information about equipment: glasses and tools; what the well stocked bars' ingredients should be, and techniques: how to chill a glass, mix drinks and more. The stunning new photographs by Ben Fink showcase finished drinks, making resisting picking up a shaker near impossible.

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From professional mixologist to cocktail party hosts, Mr. Boston's 75th Anniversary Edition remains the most recognized and trusted guide for your bar.

About the Authors

Mr. Boston, part of the Barton Brands group, has been a widely recognized name in the bartending world for more than 75 years. The Mr. Boston brand includes multiple editions of the Official Bartender's and Party Guide, which has consistently outsold and outlasted other bartending books, as well as a range of liquors and prepared cocktails

Jonathan Pogash, "The Cocktail Guru," is one of the most premiere cocktail consultants and bartenders for restaurants and spirit companies. His signature cocktails can be seen and enjoyed in many of North America's most upscale cocktail lounges and restaurants. With nearly 15 years experience in the hospitality industry, Jonathan shares his insights with the most influential publications from around the world, and contributes his unique talents to morning television shows and national radio. As the in-house mixologist for NBC's "Weekend Today in New York," Jonathan's motto is "spread the good cocktail at a time."

Rick Rodgers is an award-winning cooking teacher, and the author of over forty cookbooks on subjects from baking to grilling and more. Rick often works behind the scenes as a recipe tester, co-author, and consultant on cookbooks by other authors, including Patti Labelle, Alfred Portale, Oprah Winfrey's former chef Art Smith, Lilly Pulitzer, NJ Housewive's Teresa Giudice, and Sarabeth Levine of Sarabeth's Kitchen. He has also written many corporate cookbooks for clients such as Kingsford Charcoal, Nordstrom, and Sur La Table, as well as many titles for Williams-Sonoma. Rick is a frequent contributor to Bon Appetit, and his work has also been featured in Cooking Light, Men's Health, Food and Wine, and Fine Cooking, among other magazines. He appears regularly as, a guest chef on such shows as Today and CBS Good Morning.


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