Knowing your essential cocktail recipes are key whether you are a professional bartender or a home bartender. The last two years have really tested out our home cocktail skills!
Steven Grasse and the wildly creative team behind Philadelphia’s Art in the Age comes to THE COCKTAIL WORKSHOP: An Essential Guide to Classic Drinks and How to Make Them Your Own, a deep-dive into 20 classic drinks that make up the foundation of cocktail creation, and the delicious, sophisticated variations that will make them all your own.
In this richly illustrated book, the team guides aspiring mixologists through the fundamentals of 20 essential cocktails, then, each foundational drink is spun off into three creative and customizable riffs on flavors, techniques, and ingredients. Each classic drink is concluded by a Workshop: how to take your at-home bar efforts to the next level with aging, infusing, garnishing, and more.
Excerpted from THE COCKTAIL WORKSHOP: An Essential Guide to Classic Drinks and How to Make Them Your Own by Steven Grasse & Adam Erace. Copyright © 2021. Available from Running Press, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
Makes one cocktail
Glass: Coupe| Ice: None
1ounce / 30 ml green crème de menthe
1 ounce / 30 ml white crème de cacao
1 ounce / 30 ml heavy cream
Garnish: Expressed spearmint leaf
Combine the ingredients in a Boston shaker with ice and vigorously shake for 20 seconds. Strain the cocktail into the glass. Float the expressed leaf on the surface and serve.
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