Higher Education

Maran Illustrated Bartending, 1st Edition

  • maranGraphics Development Group
  • ISBN-10: 1592009441  |  ISBN-13: 9781592009442
  • 300 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $12.00



Bartending skills are prerequisites for many service industries. The distilled spirits industry generates $95 billion in annual US economic activity, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. Alcohol beverages are enjoyed responsibly by over 100 million American adults. Serving the perfect cocktail can help transcend a routine event to an unforgettable affair.

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.