Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique

Author(s): Jeffrey Morgenthaler; Martha Holmberg (As told to); Alanna Hale (Photographer)

Restaurant Books

The Bar Book - Bartending and mixology for the home cocktail enthusiast


Learn the key techniques of bartending and mixology from a master: Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger Jeffrey Morgenthaler,The Bar Book is the only technique-driven cocktail handbook out there. This indispensable guide breaks down bartending into essential techniques, and then applies them to building the best drinks.


Over 60 of the best drink recipes:The Bar Book contains more than 60 recipes that employ the techniques you will learn in this bartending book. Each technique is illustrated with how-to photography to provide inspiration and guidance.


Bartending and mixology techniques include the best practices for:



  • Juicing

  • Garnishing

  • Carbonating

  • Stirring and shaking

  • Choosing the correct ice for proper chilling and dilution of a drink

  • And, much more


If you foundPTD Cocktail Book, 12 Bottle Bar, The Joy of Mixology, Death and Co., andLiquid Intelligence to be helpful among bartending books, you will find Jeffrey Morgenthaler'sThe Bar Book to be an essential bartender book.


Product Information

Jeffrey Morgenthaler is an award-winning bartender, working since 1996 in everything from neighbourhood taverns and nightclubs to fine restaurants and trendy lounges. Morgenthaler was a blog pioneer. He has been writing about bartending and mixology since 2004 at his website, jeffreymorgenthaler.com. His blog visitors span the range of leading professionals to home cooks looking for guidance in making a good drink. Morgenthaler has also been a regular contributor to Mixology magazine in Germany, Chilled magazine in Canada and to MIX magazine in the United States. His recipes and wisdom have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Playboy and Wired

General Fields

  • : 9781452113845
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : Chronicle Books Llc
  • : June 2014
  • : 229mm X 191mm
  • : United States
  • : June 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 288
  • : 40 illustations, 50 photographs
  • : Jeffrey Morgenthaler; Martha Holmberg (As told to); Alanna Hale (Photographer)
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 641.87/4