The King of Cocktails Dale Degroff has just recently published his second book and it is a must-have at any one’s bar. The Essential Cocktail (Clarkson Potter, 2008), covers it all — from Slings to Sidecars. Anyone from professional bartenders to at home drink-makers is sure to take something away from this beautiful book. Eloquently written with gorgeous photography, the book is dedicated to the essentials of all cocktails, classic and modern. This book highlights the importance for bartenders to understand the essential, classic techniques and skills of drink-making.
The Essential Cocktail is available in stores and through online sources such as Amazon.com.