The Savoy Cocktail Book

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Martino Publishing, May 1, 2013 - Cooking - 292 pages
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2013 Reprint of 1930 Edition. Fully illustrated. Every page of this classic was printed in color originally and our reprint reproduces all the drawings in color. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Harry Craddock was a United States citizen who left during Prohibition and joined the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel, London, in 1920. Craddock was one of the most famous cocktail barmen of the 1920s and 1930s. Craddock's "The Savoy Cocktail Book" was published in 1930, and is still in print today. Craddock invented a number of classic cocktails, including the famous Corpse Reviver #2 and possibly including the White Lady, and popularised the Dry Martini. Lavishly illustrated with all illustrations reproduced in color.

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Review: The Savoy Cocktail Book

User Review  - Walt Falconer - Goodreads

from Amazon.com This is a classic for a reason, good recipes and well written. There are hundreds of bartending books out there, competing for space in your shelf or on the coffee table - for myself ... Read full review

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User Review  - Emerset Farquharson - Goodreads

Not enough punch or life in this book. I wish every cocktail came with a few sentences of background stories or suggestions for possible modifications even if that meant there were fewer cocktails. Still looking for the perfect cocktail book. Read full review

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