Joy of Mixology
The Consummate Guide to the Bartender's Craft
A thoroughly updated edition of the 2003 classic that home and professional bartenders alike refer to as their cocktail bible.
Gary Regan, the "most-read cocktail expert around" (
Imbibe), has revised his original tome for the 15th anniversary with new material: many more cocktail recipes--including smart revisions to the originals--and fascinating information on the drink making revival that has popped up in the past decade, confirming once again that this is the only cocktail reference you need.
A prolific writer on all things cocktails, Gary Regan and his books have been a huge influence on mixologists and bartenders in America. This brand-new edition fills in the gaps since the book first published, incorporating Regan's special insight on the cocktail revolution from 2000 to the present and a complete overhaul of the recipe section. With Regan's renowned system for categorizing drinks helps bartenders not only to remember drink recipes but also to invent their own,
The Joy of Mixology, Revised and Updated Edition is the original drinks book for both professionals and amateurs alike.
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Gary Regan's work has been featured in
Food & Wine,
Wine & Spirits, and
Imbibe, among others. He is the author of
The Negroni, The Bartender's Bible, The Book of Bourbon and Other Fine American Whiskey, The Bourbon Companion, New Classic Cocktails, The Martini Companion, and
The Joy of Mixology. He regularly consults with major spirits producers and marketers such as Diageo, Pernod-Ricard, and Heaven Hill, and he travels the world holding workshops, judging cocktail competitions, and making public appearances. He lives in the Hudson Valley in New York.