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  • Published: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781607749707
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $69.99
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Cocktail Codex

Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions


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From the authors of the best-selling and genre-defining cocktail book Death & Co, Six & Co is a comprehensive primer on the craft of mixing drinks that employs the authors’ unique “cocktail families” approach to give drink-makers of every level the tools to understand, execute, and improvise both classic and original cocktails.

“There are only six cocktails.” So say Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, and David Kaplan, the visionaries behind the seminal craft cocktail bar Death & Co. In Cocktail Codex, these experts reveal for the first time their surprisingly simple approach to mastering cocktails: the “root recipes,” six easily identifiable (and memorizable!) templates that encompass all cocktails: the old-fashioned, martini, daiquiri, sidecar, whisky highball, and flip. Once you understand the hows and whys of each “family,” you’ll understand why some cocktails work and others don’t, when to shake and when to stir, what you can omit and what you can substitute when you’re missing ingredients, why you like the drinks you do, and what sorts of drinks you should turn to—or invent—if you want to try something new.

  • Pub date: 29 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781607749707
  • Imprint: Ten Speed Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $69.99
Categories:

About the Authors

Alex Day

Alex Day is 24 and lives in London. He has never won an award, barring the time his school Headmistress gave him a certificate for being stung by a wasp and not screaming. This is his first book.


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