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A lot of t Despite being a classic book, it is really dated. DeGroff provides consulting and bar training to beverage companies, hotels, and leading restaurants throughout the… More about Dale DeGroff. Indie rated it really liked it Nov 16, This will actually give you tips to how to make alcohol beverages that will make a customer give you feedback towards your creation.

Today, DeGroff keeps busy training future barkeeps through the Beverage Alcohol Resource program, promoting his herbaceous Pimento Aromatic Bitters, dsgroff for brands, bringing his one-man storytelling and song hybrid On the Town! Despite being a classic book, it is really dated.

The 10 Cocktails That Made My Career: Dale DeGroff

When they make the hotels, they call me to come and work in this place, this Times Square, I developed the dishes for the hotel. In one reading I deggoff able to find out the name of a coupe glass that had eluded me for almost a year, and that you need a channel knife to make spiral garnishes. Jul 04, Pixie rated it it was amazing.


Start here, and then move on to some of the more specialized guides, like Ted Haigh’s and Jeff Berry’s. For that alone it made it worthwhile reading for me. Feb 16, Nicole rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 14, Pages. But sometimes we had a few people wander in, and one day an elderly couple came wandering in, so I served them regroff and coffee and then lunch.

The author is a cousin of my wife He was stuck behind the bar until he could fill that job. These ashtrays are too small; the tables are too close to the pool.

At first I was tempted to give this 3 stars because the layout is a little impractical. Want to Read saving…. Click here to sign up. Latest Galleries in Spirits. That was deegroff when another guy asked for a fresh margarita and I handed him one with sour mix. Add the degroft, port, and ice, and stir well to chill and dilute. Maybe you would get a slushie, an artificially sweetened drink with some kind of rum.

The Craft of the Cocktail Book by Dale DeGroff

Milton Glaser, regroff renowned graphic designer I invented it for, was the only one who liked it. The Bel-Air was just the most extraordinary place. Some things that I learned: Mar 27, Nicholle rated it really liked it. So the day shift [at the Hotel Bel-Air] was interesting; nobody showed up until right before my shift ended, and then all of the tips went to the nighttime bartenders.


Trivia About The Craft of the PLUS free edgroff access. A lot of the recipes also seem to be influenced by the brands he is sponsored by or has created drinks for.

It went on the menu at the Rainbow Room, too, and it never came off. Of course I am biased Sure, it was an Irish bar, but it was where Pat Moynahan threw his St. Published init is a mixed-drink thhe warp back to the ’90s. If you want a cocktail reference book with quite a lot thd classic cocktail recipes, then this book is very good. Ben Rogers rated it liked it Nov 14, This is my first alma mater. The recipes are mostly classic ones, and not modern variations of classic ones – meaning, to me, that they are mostly too sweet and should be adjusted accordingly.

I’m not much occktail an imbiber, but I did enjoy the lessons and history in the book Jun 19, Wayne rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.