Quirk's popular Field Guide series has taught readers how to identify stains,
gestures, fruits and vegetables, meats, and even power tools. Now it's time to
kick back and relax-with Field Guide to Cocktails.
Here are recipes for more than 200 libations,
from tried-and-true classics like the Tom Collins and the Fuzzy Navel to
contemporary favorites like the Caipirinha and the Anejo Highball. In addition
to recipes and suggested food pairings (try extra-sharp cheddar cheese with that
Gin and Tonic!), you'll also learn the fascinating histories of your favorite
cocktails (the Bellini, for instance, was created at the legendary Harry's Bar
Of course, no field guide would be complete
without photographs-this one has more than 200 gorgeous full-color images. So
whether you're trying to identify a trendy new drink or planning a cocktail
party, Field Guide to Cocktails is the only mixology book you'll ever need.