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Ted Haigh, a.k.a. Dr. Cocktail, makes his living as a graphic designer in the Hollywood movie industry and has worked on such spectacles as O Brother Where Art Thou?, American Beauty, and The Insider. He has been researching cocktails since the ’80s and has been referenced by the New York Times, Esquire, the Malt Advocate, Men’s Journal and writes regularly for Imbibe Magazine. He is a partner in CocktailDB.com, an encyclopedic database of cocktail knowledge and curator and designer of The Museum of the American Cocktail in
Overall, a great book with nice, vintage pictures and recipes to browse.
All in all, despite these few issues, I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in learning more about the hows, whys, and whens of classic cocktails.
Between the history lessons and the recipes, the book is very enjoyable IF you like vintage cocktails.
This is a sweet little book! I love the funky old time-y photos and the lay out is super steller. It goes in a order of : photo presentation of drink, history lesson of the drink,... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Deb Dunlap
I keep this book close to hand. It is worth reading for it's historical perspective of the cocktail and for the drink recipes. I would give it even more stars if I could.Published 18 days ago by R. Jones
Very nice and entertaining book with lots of old and unique recipes as well as a fascinating history of cocktails and the bar industry in general. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Michael T. Lawson
BOUGHT IT AS A GIFT. LOOKS LIKE I THOUGHT IT WOULD. I KNOW MY FRIEND WILL LOVE IT.Published 1 month ago by suzanne vadnais
This cocktail recipe book has some beautiful vintage "poster" style pictures. The recipes have background stories with them and most of them show pictures of the finished... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dublin Mama
Not very well written, but it has some interesting information and cocktails that can be implemented in any cocktail bar.Published 3 months ago by Gustavo Segat
I saw this book on a friend's bookshelf and, after flipping through it, knew I had to have a copy of my own! Read morePublished 4 months ago by kljones