The renowned cocktail bible, fully revised and updated by the legendary bartender who set off the cocktail craze--featuring over 100 brand-new recipes, all-new photography, and an up-to-date history of the cocktail.
With his groundbreaking work at the Rainbow Room in the 1980s, Dale DeGroff reinvented the bartending profession, setting off a cocktail revival that continues to flourish to this day. Winner of two James Beard Awards, recipient of Wine Enthusiast's Lifetime Achievement Award, and author of The Craft of the Cocktail and The Essential Cocktail, DeGroff is also a partner in the award-winning Beverage Alcohol Resource and the founding president of the Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans. He lives with his wife, artist Jill DeGroff, on Long Island, New York. Daniel Krieger is an award-winning food, restaurant, and portrait photographer. A regular contributor to the dining sections of The New York Times, Food & Wine, and Bon Appetit, Daniel is also a photographer for Eater and PUNCH. Daniel has photographed and worked with chefs like Eric Ripert, Tom Colicchio, Masaharu Morimoto, and David Chang, among many others.
"[The New Craft of the Cocktail] has been updated and freshened yet retains DeGroff's authority and welcoming charm. Expect plenty of anecdotes and reminiscences, which have the effect of making the reader feel like DeGroff is guiding and entertaining from behind the bar with his signature twinkling smile."--Liquordotcom
"Home bartenders will be thrilled by this authoritative and
satisfying reference."--Publishers Weekly From the Father of the
Renaissance in Craft Cocktails comes the ultimate updated guide to
making great cocktails and knowing the history behind them.
--Cedd Moses, CEO and Founder, Pouring With Heart