The Curious Bartender

The Curious Bartender
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2013-10-10
ISBN 10 : 9781849759069
ISBN 13 : 1849759065
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender Book Description:

Preparing a first-class cocktail relies upon a deep understanding of its ingredients, the delicate alchemy of how they work together. In The Curious Bartender, Tristan Stephenson explores and experiments with the art of mixing the perfect cocktail, explaining the fascinating modern turns mixology has taken. Showcasing a selection of classic cocktails, he explains their intriguing origins, introducing the colourful historical characters who inspired or created them. Moving on, he reinvents each drink from his laboratory, adding contemporary twists to breathe fresh life into these vintage classics. Stay true to the originals with a Sazerac or a Rob Roy, or experiment with some of his modern variations to create a Green Fairy Sazerac topped with an absinthe ‘air’ or an Insta-age Rob Roy with the ‘age’ on the side. Also included is a reference section detailing all the techniques you will need, making this an essential anthology for the cocktail enthusiast.

The Curious Bartender Volume II

The Curious Bartender Volume II
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2018-12-06
ISBN 10 : 9781788791397
ISBN 13 : 1788791398
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender Volume II Book Description:

"His practical experience blends perfectly with his academic knowledge in this informative and entertaining guide to making the perfect cocktail." Review for The Curious Bartender Volume I, The Daily Mail. Tristan Stephenson is back to shake up the cocktail world once more, perfecting classic cocktails and offering his signature reinventions using his world-renowned mixology skills. The Curious Bartender Volume II: The New Testament of Cocktails is the sixth book by bestselling author and legendary bartender Tristan Stephenson. You’ll find 64 of the finest cocktails there have been, are or will be: 32 perfected classics and 32 game-changing reinventions of classics. Tristan makes you discover tastebuds and talents you never knew you had. He’ll show you the tools of the trade, the techniques he swears by and how to experiment to create your own cocktail sensations. Tristan’s done all the hard work for you, selflessly trying every drink known to man to uncover what partners perfectly. All you have to do is leaf through the pages of this – the holy grail of cocktail books.

The Curious Bartender An Odyssey of Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies

The Curious Bartender  An Odyssey of Malt  Bourbon   Rye Whiskies
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 288
Release : 2014-10-09
ISBN 10 : 9781849759076
ISBN 13 : 1849759073
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender An Odyssey of Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies Book Description:

An innovative, captivating tour of the finest whiskies the world has to offer, brought to you by bestselling author and whisky connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. Tristan explores the origins of whisky, from the extraordinary Chinese distillation pioneers well over 2,000 years ago to the discovery of the medicinal ‘aqua vitae’ (water of life), through to the emergence of what we know as whisky. Explore the magic of malting, the development of flavour and the astonishing barrel-ageing process as you learn about how whisky is made. In the main chapter, Tristan takes us on a journey through 56 distilleries around the world, exploring their remarkable quirks, unique techniques and flavours, featuring all new location photography from the Scottish Highlands to Tennessee. After that, you might choose to make the most of Tristan’s bar skills with some inspirational whisky-based cocktails. This fascinating, comprehensive book is sure to appeal to whisky aficionados and novices alike.

The Curious Bartender s Rum Revolution

The Curious Bartender s Rum Revolution
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 224
Release : 2018-07-11
ISBN 10 : 9781788790079
ISBN 13 : 1788790073
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender s Rum Revolution Book Description:

Discover why rum is becoming the hottest spirit in the world right now with the latest and greatest offering from bestselling author and master mixologist Tristan Stephenson.

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Rum

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Rum
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 192
Release : 2020-07-14
ISBN 10 : 1788792386
ISBN 13 : 9781788792387
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Rum Book Description:

Discover why rum is fast becoming the hottest spirit in the world right now with this essential companion from bestselling author and master mixologist Tristan Stephenson. The Curious Bartender’s Guide to Rum explores rum’s remarkable history from its humble origins to its status as life-blood of the Royal Navy and its love affair with Cuba. Discover its darker past, with tales of devils, pirates, and its reputation as the revolutionary spirit. Now this fabled drink is in the midst of another revolution, transforming from uninspiring grog to premium product. Barrel-aged dark varieties are leading the charge and poised to attract existing Bourbon fans while the cocktail Renaissance that began in the early 2000s has recently expanded to include tiki and non-tiki rum cocktails. Is this entertaining primer you’ll learn how rum is made, from the science of sugar cane and molasses to distillation and unique ageing techniques. Next, Tristan’s unrivalled mixology skills will help you master jazzed-up versions of the Mai Tai and Mojito, perfect a Planter’s Punch, and keep you on trend with Brazil’s famous Caipirinha and Batida cocktails, made with rum’s sister spirit, cachaça. Let the rum revolution begin!

The Curious Bartender s Gin Palace

The Curious Bartender s Gin Palace
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2016-05-12
ISBN 10 : 9781849759052
ISBN 13 : 1849759057
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender s Gin Palace Book Description:

An innovative, captivating tour of the finest gins and distilleries the world has to offer, brought to you by bestselling author and gin connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace is the follow-up to master mixologist Tristan Stephenson’s hugely successful books, 'The Curious Bartender' and 'The Curious Bartender: An Odyssey of Malt, Bourbon & Rye Whiskies'. Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine ‘genever’ to gin’s commercialization and the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London, through to its partnership with tonic water – creating the most palatable and enjoyable anti-malarial medication – to the golden age that it is now experiencing. In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries are cropping up all over the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. In this book, you’ll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the gin production process and the science of flavour before taking a tour through the most exciting distilleries and gins the world has to offer. Finally, put Tristan’s mixology skills into practice with a dozen spectacular cocktails including a Purl, a Rickey and a Fruit Cup.

The Curious Bartender s Whiskey Road Trip

The Curious Bartender s Whiskey Road Trip
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 384
Release : 2019-11-05
ISBN 10 : 9781788792578
ISBN 13 : 1788792572
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender s Whiskey Road Trip Book Description:

"Rigorously researched and richly illustrated...Meticulous in detail and gleeful in its discoveries, this trip is a joyride for any whiskey lover." Publishers Weekly Buckle up and join bestselling author and whiskey connoisseur Tristan Stephenson on a Stateside tour and learn all there is to know about the finest whiskey and bourbon America has to offer. Whiskey in America is a regional product that has evolved in different ways and at a differing pace depending on where you go. Tristan Stephenson’s road trip enabled him to visit more than 40 unique distilleries, from long-established makers in the states that are the spiritual home of the industry – Kentucky and Tennessee – to newer craft-distillers in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and even California and Texas. In his own unique style, which is both fiercely entertaining and meticulously well-researched, Tristan weaves together the full and fascinating story of American whiskey, from its history and production methods to the origins of iconic cocktails still enjoyed in bars around the world today.

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Gin

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Gin
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 192
Release : 2018-09-11
ISBN 10 : 1788790391
ISBN 13 : 9781788790390
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Gin Book Description:

"I found it hard to stay put while reading; I constantly wanted to leap up and strike out for a liquor store to test my new knowledge." Review of The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace, The Wall Street Journal. Join the gin craze with this captivating introduction to the world of gin, plus recipes for perfect gin cocktails, brought to you by award-winning bartender and bestselling author Tristan Stephenson. Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine “genever” to gin’s commercialization. From the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London to the golden age that it is now experiencing. In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries have cropped up all over the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. In this book, you’ll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the gin production process, and the science. Follow Tristan's expertly honed recipes and to enjoy a Classic Martini, Negroni, Gimlet, Aviation, Martinez and Singapore Sling at home.

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies

The Curious Bartender   s Guide to Malt  Bourbon   Rye Whiskies
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 192
Release : 2020-06-09
ISBN 10 : 1788792130
ISBN 13 : 9781788792134
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender s Guide to Malt Bourbon Rye Whiskies Book Description:

A captivating introduction to the world of fine whiskies, brought to you by bestselling author, restaurateur, bar-owner, and world-class drinks connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. Tristan explores the origins of whiskey, from the extraordinary Chinese distillation pioneers well over 2,000 years ago to the discovery of the medicinal "aqua vitae" (water of life), through to the emergence of what we know as whiskey. Explore the magic of malting, the development of flavor, and the astonishing barrel-ageing process as you learn about how whiskey is made. After that, you might choose to make the most of Tristan’s bar skills with some inspirational house-blends and whiskey-based cocktails. This fascinating, entertaining, and comprehensive book is sure to appeal to aficionados and novices alike.

The Curious Bartender Cocktails At Home

The Curious Bartender  Cocktails At Home
Author : Tristan Stephenson
Publisher : Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2021-04-13
ISBN 10 : 1788793528
ISBN 13 : 9781788793520
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Curious Bartender Cocktails At Home Book Description:

An expert guide to setting up a home bar, plus over 75 cocktail recipes to try from one of the world’s leading bartenders, drinks industry innovator, and best-selling author. Preparing a first-class cocktail relies upon an understanding of its ingredients and the delicate alchemy of how they work together. Here, Tristan Stephenson—drinks industry consultant, bar owner, restaurateur and author of best-selling drinks books—offers his expert advice on the fundamentals of home mixology and shares his perfected recipes for classic cocktails. Enjoy a Manhattan, Negroni, and Martini, discover lesser known vintage gems including the Martinez and Aviation as well as modern favorites the Espresso Martini and Mojito.