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The Art of the Bar: Cocktails Inspired by the Classics

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By the bartenders of Absinthe Brasserie & Bar in San Francisco.

From Tokyo to New York, a cocktail renaissance is happening as 'bar chefs' create delicious elixirs worthy of their kitchen counterparts. An epicenter of this barroom artistry can be found at the Absinthe Brasserie & Bar in San Francisco, the city that spends more money per capita on alcohol than any ot
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Hardcover, First Edition, 144 pages
Published October 5th 2006 by Chronicle Books
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Jennell McHugh
Oct 01, 2010 Jennell McHugh rated it liked it
Absinthe Brasserie in San Francisco was excellent... I look forward to becoming a regular.
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Sep 30, 2008 Pete rated it really liked it
So far, this is the best printed collection of tincture and syrup recipes I've found. A great source of inspiriation. The photos are great.
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Aug 19, 2008 Caroline rated it really liked it
Looking at this book makes me thirsty. It's a little too fancy for me, though. Plus it leaves out the Gimlet, which is a crime.
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this was my first cocktail book, and i had a lot of fun putting things together.
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May 06, 2009 Scott marked it as to-read
This book was recommended to me by a bar owner in Seattle.
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