The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide From The Celebrated Speakeasy

The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide From The Celebrated Speakeasy

The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy

Beautifully illustrated, beautifully designed, and beautifully crafted--just like its namesake--this is the ultimate bar book by NYC's most meticulous bartender.
 
To say that PDT is a unique bar is an understatement. It recalls the era of hidden Prohibition speakeasies: to gain access, you walk into a raucous hot dog stand, step into a phone booth, and get permission to enter the serene cocktail lounge. Now, Jim Meehan, PDT's innovative operator and mixmaster, is revolutionizing bar books, too, offering all 304 cocktail recipes available at PDT plus behind-the-scenes secrets. From his bar design, tools, and equipment to his techniques, food, and spirits, it's all here, stunningly illustrated by Chris Gall.
 

Review

"I'd peg this as the gift book of the season for the serious cocktail fan: It's extravagantly illustrated by artist Chris Gall, beautifully designed, fun to browse and possessed of a satisfying heft. And there are some 300 drink recipes, many extraordinary, to adapt as your own classic and new-classic cocktails." —The Wall Street Journal
 
"Jim Meehan seamlessly blends classic and cutting-edge in The PDT Cocktail Book, and the result is basically a new-school...

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