Trader Vic's Bartenders Guide Revised 1972 Author:Trader Vic The manner of making drinks remains pretty much static, and so do phonies and check-dodgers and that sort of bar periphery. But where the changes have taken place are in the habits of the people, the recipes they like, the type of drinks they'll make and they'll drink and they won't make and won't drink. So he's modernized this book to give you ... more »new recipes and old recipe changes to the best of his ability.
It's a collection of all the currently relevant recipes that he has been able to gather throughout the country and even throughout the world. They are all authentic. Read them over first, then pick out the ones you would like to make or you think you would enjoy drinking and make those. I hope you will enjoy them.« less
This book includes all of the classics--martinis, manhattans, gimlets, daiquiris--143 Trader Vic specials, and some 1,000 more, including entire chapters on punches, hot drinks, wine cups and other specialties. there's even a collection of tasty non-alcoholic drinks. The illustrations include a comprehensive guide to glasses and other barware which is very fascinating.