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Claridge's - The Cocktail Book

April 5, 2022 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784728007
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Description

Classic cocktails, original creations and modern libations from the Art Deco jewel in the heart of London's Mayfair - the celebrated setting for drinks with the great, the good and the bright young things of every generation since 1856

"...Not that I intend to die, but when I do, I don't want to go to heaven, I want to go to Claridge's'" - Spencer Tracy

"When I pass through the revolving doors into the glamorous lobby of Claridge's in London, I always feel a thrill. You enter a world of sophistication and wonderful service... Claridge's is my ultimate treat" - Lulu Guinness


This glorious guide contains all the inspiration you'll need for the cocktail hour, with a spirited - and no/low - selection of more than 500 recipes suitable for every occasion. Whatever your tastes and wherever your location, this new bartender's bible will enable you to share the magic of Claridge's with family and friends, from your own cocktail cabinet.

Co-authored by Denis Broci (Director of Bars) and Nathan McCarley-O'Neill (Director of Mixology), this handsome volume encompasses classics from every period in Claridge's history, new inventions that reflect the evolution of the art of drink-making and drinks of every style from every elegant space within this grand institution. Whether you prefer something sparkling, sweet, stirred, complex, sharp, refreshing, bracing or sour, an inviting glass awaits.

CONTENTS INCLUDES:
Champagne & Sparkling
Featuring Champagne cobbler, French 75 and Gimlet royale

Stirred & Complex
Featuring Oaxacan old fashioned, Silver bullet martini and Widows' kiss

Short & Sharp
Featuring Between the sheets, Gin basil smash and London calling

Long & Refreshing
Featuring Peachblow fizz, Singapore sling and Tom Collins

No & Low
Featuring Adonis, Diplomat and Rome with a view

About this Author

Since first opening its doors Claridge's has been the destination for fashionable London. Bought in 1854 by Mr and Mrs William Claridge, the hotel received the ultimate accolade in 1860 when Queen Victoria visited Claridge's to see her friend Empress Eugenie of France. This was the beginning of a tradition of royal visits, which continues to this day.

Throughout the twentieth century Claridge's has been the home of the great and the good of the worlds of film, fashion, art, and finance. You can feel the energy and laughter in the life of the lobby and the restaurant.

ISBN: 9781784728007
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Publisher: Octopus Books
Published: 2022-04-05

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