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Old Man Drinks: Recipes, Advice, and Barstool Wisdom

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Lose those girly cocktails and start drinking like a real man—a real old man! These Old Man Drinks are guaranteed to put hair on that scrawny baby’s bottom you call a chest. From Boilermakers and Sidecars to Rusty Nails and Satan’s Whiskers, these old-school party starters go down just as rough as they sound. No pink drinks or foo-foo umbrellas here! Just the good stuff—wh ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Quirk Books
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l have always maintained that old people drink the best cocktails and this book confirms it. lf you love bourbon, rye and gin (which l do) this book is an essential part of your collection. lt is also very, very funny and informative; the author explains the origins of many of the cocktails and nuggets of golden old man knowledge are distributed throughout. Probably the best cocktail recipe book l've read, and l have read a few. l'm not sure if that makes me a bibliophile or an alcoholic. What t ...more
Deborah Cunefare
Classic mixed drinks and the guys who drink them. Almost as good as plopping down on the next stool to swap stories.
Short guide to some of the dustier cocktails.
Amusing anecdotes and interesting recipes to try, though I do not have the bar materials for most of the concoctions or room for all the glasses and utensils needed. But I enjoyed learning about the classics and it would be a good gift for an old dad for father's day, especially if he likes going to bars a lot.
May 04, 2010 Evie rated it 4 of 5 stars
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A neat little recipe book with all the great classic simple no-nonsense drinks that you can easily make without having to have 50 different liqueurs lying around the house - not that that has ever really been a problem for us.
Jim Cristini
Great drinks and funny comments throughout the book
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