A Taste for Drink - Inspire Your Beverage Creativity

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Become the bartender everyone wants at their event.

Do you know why certain drinks taste good?

Do you want to know how to make something amazing for yourself and your friends with whatever is at hand?

Then this is your book.

Learn how to become a knowledgeable taster.

The purpose of A Taste For Drink is to inspire your own beverage creativity not force you to march in lock step with a specific set of recipes.

This volume provides you with the tools to make creative decisions rather than simply provide overused templates and recipes identical to a thousand other books that have gone before.

A Taste For Drink will quickly become an important adjunct to your arsenal of knowledge. Chock full of tasting technique this book will educate you in how flavors combine and affect your tastebuds.

- Learn the proper way to examine and judge your drink.

- Learn what makes a good drink good.

- Learn why you mix in certain proportions.

- Learn what flavors enhance or complement each other

- Learn how to make flavored syrups to use for coffee, desserts, or alcohol.

- Learn to create your own custom alcohol flavors by flavoring base alcohols.

- Learn mixing techniques of professionals.

- And so much more.


A Taste for Drink will quickly become the one source of information that you use to mine your other books for recipes and then deconstruct them to make new and exciting concoctions.

Following the advice of an expert on 'mixing on the fly' you will learn to identify flavors that complement or counteract each other. You will learn the art of mindful tasting and begin your journey to becoming the Bartender you always wanted to be.

Bartenders, home experimenters, and anyone who always wanted to understand why they like the drinks they like will receive benefits from this book.

This isn't a book for posh wine tasters, it's for the hard (or casual) drinker, the cocktail aficionado, the man or woman who wants to make and drink the tastiest beverages on earth.

Some of the topics covered in this book:

Beverage History

Tasting Glassware

Cleansing the Palate

Training Your Taste Buds

How Flavors Combine

Balancing Dominance of Flavors

What is Proof

Alcohol Intensity

Quality - Cheap vs. Expensive

Base Alcohols


Flavor pairings

Flavored Syrups

Mixed Drinks

Proportion Control

Mixing Technique

Bar Glassware

The Value of Bar Recipe Guides

Mixed drink families

Mixed Drink Recipes

Homemade Flavors

Flavored Alcohols

Fresh vs Dried vs Frozen

Making Flavored Alcohol



Simple Syrup


Cocina, gastronomía y vinos
17 de abril
Ionosphere Press
Draft2Digital, LLC

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