Southern Cocktails raises a glass to the South page after page in Southern Living’s homage to quenching craft cocktails and quintessential quaffs born of the crusty characters, storied places, and the historic watering holes of the country’s most spirited region.
From the Sazerac and Mint Julep to the Bushwacker and Yellowhammer, readers can mix up the best from the South’s taverns, taprooms, cantinas, and cocktail lounges, be they elegant establishments, rowdy dives, eclectic watering holes, or bustling urban drinking destinations. With incredible flip factor, this book features scenic snapshots of regional bars, iconic Southern locales, and thirst-quenching cocktails that beg for five o’clock to come sooner. Learn the origin and key ingredients of a host of famous bar standards like New Orleans’ Ramos Gin Fizz, Vieux Carre, and Brandy Milk Punch, Louisville’s Seelbach, or Savannah’s Chatham Artillery Punch, along with recipes for the many spirited mixes of today’s burgeoning craft cocktail movement.
With tips for stocking bar and pantry and making cocktail basics, this gifty book will have you mixing up anything guests request.
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