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3-Ingredient Cocktails: An Opinionated Guide to the Most Enduring Drinks in the Cocktail Canon
Robert Simonson $12.91 for the hardcover at time of publishing

A collection of the greatest drinks of all time, modern and classic, all of which conveniently feature only three ingredients. 

3-Ingredient Cocktails is a concise history of the best classic cocktails, and a curated collection of the best three-ingredient cocktails of the modern era. Organized by style of drink and variations, the book features 75 delicious recipes for cocktails both classic (Japanese Cocktail, Bee's Knees, Harvey Wallbanger) and contemporary (Remember the Alimony, Little Italy, La Perla), in addition to fun narrative asides and beautiful full-color photography.

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Meehan's Bartender Manual
Jim Meehan $22.36 for the hardcover at time of publishing

Meehan’s Bartender Manual is acclaimed mixologist Jim Meehan’s magnum opus—and the first book to explain the ins and outs of the modern bar industry. This groundbreaking work chronicles Meehan’s storied career in the bar business through practical, enlightening chapters that mix history with professional insight. Meehan’s deep dive covers the essential topics, including the history of cocktails and bartending, service, hospitality, menu development, bar design, spirits production, drink mixing technique, and the tools you’ll need to create a well-stocked bar—all brought to life in over 150 black- and-white illustrations by artist Gianmarco Magnani.  
 
The book also includes recipes for 100 cocktail classics—including Meehan originals—plus insights as to why he makes them the way he does, offering unprecedented access to a top bartender’s creative process. Organized by spirit base, the recipes contain detailed annotations and are accompanied by fine art photographer Doron Gild’s breathtaking, full-color photos. Thoughtful contributions from more than 50 colleagues around the world who’ve greatly contributed to global cocktail culture further contextualize Meehan’s philosophy. Timeless black-and-white portraits of these industry experts round out this comprehensive tome.
 
This densely informative, yet approachable manual is presented in an iconic package—featuring a textured cover with debossed type, rounded corners, and nearly 500 pages—making it an instant classic to be enjoyed now, and for years to come. Whether you’re a professional looking to take your career to the next level or an enthusiastic amateur interested in better understanding concepts like mise en place and the mechanics of drink making, Meehan’s Bartender Manual is the definitive modern guide.

  • Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Cookbook Award in "Beverage" category
  • Finalist for the 2018 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Book Awards 
     
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Regarding Cocktails
Sasha Petraske & Georgette Moger-Petraske $20.36 for hardcover at time of publishing

Regarding Cocktails is the only book from the late Sasha Petraske, the legendary bartender who changed cocktail culture with his speakeasy-style bar Milk & Honey.

Forewords by Dale DeGroff and Robert Simonson.

Here are 85 cocktail recipes from his repertoire—the beloved classics and modern variations—with stories from the bartenders he personally trained. Ingredients, measurements, and preparations are beautifully illustrated so that readers can make professional cocktails at home. Sasha's advice for keeping the home bar, as well as his musings, are collected here to inspire a new generation of bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts.

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Sparkle for Markle cocktail from Chase Distillery
Chase Distillery

As the Royal wedding is broadcast on screens around the world, why not raise a toast to this romance with a celebratory cocktail? This cocktail is a refreshing mix of Chase Distillery Potato Vodka, English elderflower liqueur and sparkling wine. Chase Distillery is delighted to hear that Meghan is partial to Potato Vodka!

Sparkle for Markle

Recipe and image courtesy of Chase Distillery

Add the vodka and elderflower to a cocktail shaker filled with ice, seal, and give a short, sharp shake. Double strain into a flute or coupette, top up with sparkling wine, and garnish with a long lemon twist. Cheers!

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Meghan Sparkle cocktail from bbar
bbar London

As Royal wedding excitement reaches fever pitch this week, the Meghan Sparkle cocktail from the bbar team in London will put your guests in the mood to celebrate the ceremony. Cheers!

Markle Sparkle

Recipe and image courtesy of bbar in London

Add all ingredients to a shaker and dry shake. Pour into cocktail coupe (prepared beforehand with ice if desired). Garnish with a lemon peel wrapped around a cayenne pepper.

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The Ultimate High Tea
The Dish & Dram Sold for $25, serves 2

This recipe from the Dish & Dram in Kensington, Maryland, is an adult version of high tea perfect for celebrating the Royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19.

The Ultimate High Tea, $25 (serves 2)

Recipe courtesy of the Dish & Dram, Kensington, MD

After touring the Swedish Royal Palace and learning about the country’s royal family on a recent trip to Sweden, co-owner Zena Polin toasted with a Tipsy Tea back at the hotel. “I was inspired to bring the idea back to the Dish & Dram’s Royal Wedding Watch [promotion] and serve our version of a ‘high’ tea,” she says.

  • 5 oz. Beefeater Gin
  • 3 oz. Elderflower liqueur
  • 2 Tbsp. Great Falls Tea Garden Kensington Grey Tea (can substitute Earl Grey Tea)
  • Hot water to fill a teapot
  • Few dashes orange bitters
  • ½ oz. Simple syrup

Place the tea and hot water in the teapot. Let steep for 2 minutes or until desired flavor is achieved and strain out tea. Add gin and elderflower liqueur and stir gently. Top with orange bitters, to taste. Serve in the teapot with two teacups or allow to cool slightly and pour into two cocktail glasses filled with ice (for a chilled version).

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Tobin Ellis Prep Sink
Perlick Corporation $1,034 to $1,633 at time of publishing

The Tobin Ellis Prep Sink from Perlick Corporation has multiple functions. Consisting of a main sink with a foot-operated swing spout faucet and an integrated glass-rinser, the sink bowl is fabricated in heavy gauge stainless steel with a one-piece seamless top. Radius corners provide easy cleaning, and an optional built-in cubby provides additional useful storage. A sectional, health code-compliant tool caddy is available on 18" models.

Quick Features

  • Heavy gauge fabricated sink bowl has one-piece seamless top with radius corners for easy cleaning.
  • Optional swing spout faucet with foot operated control is available.
  • Underside of sink(s) is sound deadened.
  • Integrated glass rinser to quickly rinse bartender shaker tins (not included).
  • Optional integrated recessed cubby provides useful storage space.
  • Heavy gauge wire rod securely keeps bottles in place.
  • Sectioned, multi-depth tool caddy/dish well to accommodate various length bar tools (not included).
  • Factory installed fine stream “dipper” faucet.
  • Stainless steel legs install without tools and have “rust-free” thermoplastic feet.
  • Available in 12-inch and 18-inch models.

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Tobin Ellis Ice Chests with Cold Plates
Perlick Corporation $595 to $1,650 at time of publishing

The Tobin Ellis Ice Chests from Perlick Corporation are sectioned and include a standard 10-circuit cold plate with stainless dividers, allowing for separated ice storage. The bin is 3” shallower than standard designs, which allows the bartender to stand closer to their work counter and guests.

Quick Features

  • Shallower depth allows bartender to stand closer to their work counter and guests. Reduces muscle fatique and strain from reaching.
  • Available in 24", 30", 36" and 42" widths.
  • Patented design conceals cold plate under liner for improved sanitation.
  • Dent resistent ABS top ledge.
  • Optional “clip-on” ice dividers create separated ice storage.
  • Raised work height improves ergonomics and reduces reaching and bending.
  • Stainless steel legs install without tools and have "rust-free" thermoplastic feet.

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Tobin Ellis Insulated Bottle Well
Perlick Corporation $560 to $890 per bin at time of publishing

Keep wine, beer, Champagne, juice or syrup at arm's reach without cross contamination into serviceable ice with the Tobin Ellis Insulated Bottle Well from Perlick Corporation.

Quick Features

  • Available in 17” and 27-1/2” depths.
  • Quality, all stainless steel construction, smooth inner liner with no exposed joints or seams.
  • Keeps juice, mix, syrups, wine and beer bottles chilled and at arms reach.
  • Model TSC12IBW-MH includes tooless “flip-down” integrated soda manifold housing designed for use with Wunder Bar® and Schroeder America™ 8-14 product soda gun/manifolds.
  • Manifold mounts to inside cover for easy access and service. Keeps soda lines out of customers’ view.
  • Stainless steel legs install without tools and have “rust-free” thermoplastic feet.

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Tobin Ellis Slanted Liquor Racks
Perlick Corporation $420 to $480 per rack at time of publishing

Tobin Ellis Slanted Liquor Racks from Perlick Corporation accommodate 12 U.S. liters, bringing total station capacity to 27 U.S. liters within bartender’s reach. Optional plug-n-play accessories include a blender shelf and a bitters caddy, replacing 4 liters of space with quick access/storage for up to 12 small bitters or syrup bottles. Optional LED lights illuminate bottles.

Quick Features

  • Slanted design with wire rack conveniently stores liquor bottles for speedy access.
  • Underside of Slanted Liquor Rack is sound deadened.
  • TSCE8SSR-BP and TSCE12SSR-12BP Models have integrated Blender Platform.
  • Optional LED lights to illuminate bottles.
  • Stainless steel legs install without tools and have “rust-free” thermoplastic feet.

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