Maran Illustrated Bartending, 1st Edition

  • maranGraphics Development Group
  • ISBN-10: 1592009441  |  ISBN-13: 9781592009442
  • 300 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • List Price = $ 19.99
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Maran Illustrated Bartending is a valuable contemporary resource to a wide range of readers - from those who want to entertain a few guests at an impromptu party to those who wish to be the consummate host at their next big event. Full-color photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions walk you through each stage of the bartending process from beginning to end. Thorough topic introductions and useful tips provide additional information and advice to help enhance the your bartending experience. This colorful, easy-to-use and informative resource will allow you to learn the ins and outs of bartending comfortably at your own pace. Maran Illustrated Bartending is packed with essential information for people who are bartending for the first time and will provide more experienced readers with a refresher course on the basics and the opportunity to expand their bartending skills. Maran Illustrated Bartending will cost less than a bottle of spirits, and will be a permanent resource that will provide years of enjoyment.

Features and Benefits

  • Features a unique two-page spread, hundreds of full-color examples, photographs, illustrations, and color coding to engage readers and simplify the learning process.
  • Provides extensive coverage of everything from the basics types of glasses, equipment, preparation, garnishes, types of alcohol and mixes, and techniques to a recipe section with information on martinis, shooters, and a wine primer. Additional sections on hot and cold drinks and how to properly stock a bar make this book a comprehensive bartending reference.
  • Using simple, easy-to-understand, and concise text the book covers a wide range of topics making it a great reference for all skill levels.
  • Written using Visual Grammar, a proven method that combines instructions with full-color screen shots to provide the best synergistic learning experience available.
  • All measurements in recipes are calculated using the imperial system.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Bartending Basics
Chapter 2: Bartending Techniques
Chapter 3: Spirits and Liqueurs
Chapter 4: Martinis
Chapter 5: Classic Cocktails
Chapter 6: Summer Sippers
Chapter 7: Daiquiris, Coladas and Margaritas
Chapter 8: Frozen Drinks and Creamy Cocktails
Chapter 9: Shooters
Chapter 10: Warmers
Chapter 11: Alcohol-Free Cocktails
Chapter 12: Wine and Beer Essentials
Chapter 13: Measurements and Reference

Meet the Author

Author Bio

maranGraphics Development Group

maranGraphics Development Group combines the efforts of many talented people. An industry expert in the field of each book and Maran's own writers work together to produce books that are highly visual, technically sound, easy for readers to understand, and adhere to maranGraphics' standards of structuring to provide the best learning experience.