Cocktails: How to Mix Them is a small book, but completely packed with information. Written by Robert Vermeire in 1922. Millions know how to drink a cocktail; but few can mix one. That was the inception of this book.
First Published during Prohibition, and includes the first Sidecar recipe. Reproduction of 1922 edition with a new introduction by Paul Clarke
It contains a variety of cocktail recipes, along with useful information about wine and spirits. He includes unique, interesting drink recipes from around the world and tells you specifically how to make them yourself. This handy book is definitely worth a read and would make an excellent addition to any home library. Millions know how to drink a cocktail; but few can mix one. That was the inception of this book.
This is an archetypal Prohibition-era home bartender’s guide. Robert Vermeire was a well-known, expert and original bartender at classic upscale hangouts like the British Royal Automobile Club, the Criterion, and the Embassy Club.
This book includes dozens of recipes of well-known cocktails like the Martini and Manhattan and deep classics such as the Monkey's Gland and the Houla-Houla along with insider anecdotes detailing the origin of many cocktails.