Drinks

  • WHSK
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    Charles MacLean has spent the past three decades researching, writing and lecturing about Scotch Whisky and Whiskypedia reveals everything he's learned about why it tastes so good.

    He reveals where whisky's flavours come from and how this has changed over the years, as well as an overview of the drink's history, craft and tradition.

    Each entry provides a brief account of the distillery's history and curiosities and an exploration of the flavour and character of each whisky it makes.
  • CACC
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    This Book People exclusive contains a collection of classic and contemporary cocktails for you to enjoy and entertain guests with.

    The beautifully presented recipes are separated into chapters based around gin, whisky, vodka and Prosecco and there is even advice on the best glassware and mixing techniques to use.

    This bright and bold book is perfect for anyone who wants to try their hand at (or be inspired when choosing at a bar!) creating their favourite drinks at home.
  • CLBW
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    A little book that shines a light on 100 of Scotland's best malt whiskies.

    It includes illustrations and details of each whisky's taste and distillery and ranges from single malts and deluxe whiskies. It's so up to date it even includes new distilleries that are yet to bottle any spirits or establish a core product.
  • LBCB
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    This handy little book is the perfect introduction to Craft Beer, covering its fascinating history, revealing how it's made and detailing over 100 of the world's top craft beers!

    Featuring the major UK, US, and European micro-breweries, this book explains how they are keeping up with the current craft beer boom and its surge in demand.
  • LBGI
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    This handy little Collins guide has everything you need to know about gin! From its fascinating history to how it's made, this up-to-date book covers Beefeater, Bombay Sapphire, City of London, Dingle, Edinburgh, Gordon's, Liverpool, Portsmouth and much more.

    It includes information up to the present day, as it explores the current gin boom and how we are coping with the high demand in distilleries.
  • RMTT
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    We're in the midst of a rum revival and there are so many artisan brands to try out. This book, written by spirits expert Ian Buxton, highlights the tastiest ones around.

    Rum's increase in popularity has also seen more people enjoying cocktails, mojitos and Mai Tai infused with the drink. This incredible pocket-sized book will take you on a tour of the colours, flavours, creation methods and characteristics of the drink.

    This entertaining and informative book features images of each delicious drink alongside profiles and information on their brand owners and origins.
  • GPUB
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    The Good Pub Guide 2019 provides a list of over 5,000 town centre pubs, classic countryside inns and gastropubs for you to visit all over the UK.

    The 37th edition in this bestselling series, the pubs are listed county by county and many have been recommended by readers. There is also a focus on pubs that specialise in malt whisky and craft beers and the winners of the coveted Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year awards are recognised.

    The Good Pub Guide is packed with beloved favourites and hidden gems.
  • TQLA
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    Tequila Made Me Do It is packed full of 60 tantalising tequila and mezcal cocktails to try out at home.

    From the classic margarita to smoky, citrusy and delectable drinks including the Oaxacan Dead, these recipes are fun to make and drink. They're all accompanied by gorgeous illustrations by Ruby Taylor.

    This is a book that will make you happy!
  • CBRR
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    Master mixologist and Curious Bartender Tristan Stephenson explains why rum is such a super spirit in this inspiring guide. It explains how rum is made and the science of sugar cane, molasses, distillation and ageing.

    As well as the remarkable history of the tipple - from its humble origins to its status as a life-blood of the Royal Navy and its love affair with Cuba - Tristan delves into its darker past, discovering tales of devils, pirates and more.

    This book also covers the world's greatest rum distilleries (along with tasting notes) and a selection of cocktails for you to try at home including a jazzed-up Mai Tai and mojito and perfect planter's punch.
  • CIDE
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    Gabe Cook, aka The Ciderologist, shares his knowledge and passion for all ciders in this fascinating compendium.

    He provides an essential history of the drink and its production processes and offers up tasting notes on some of his favourites. He also reveals recipes incorporating the tasty tipple amidst a wealth of anecdotes.

    Cider connoisseurs will love this book which tells them everything there is to know about cider.
  • Tonics & Teas - Hardback - 9780857834447 - Rachel De Thample
    TNIC
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    Give your body a healthy boost with Rachel de Thample's Tonics & Teas: Traditional and Modern Remedies that Make You Feel Amazing.

    This tea-riffic book shows how what you drink can have huge benefits to your health and body. It combines ancient drinks and traditional remedies and even has tips on how you can build them into your busy lifestyle.

    Organised into three chapters, she covers tonics such as dairy keifr, beet kvass, nettle tonic and ginger shots; teas such as grasshopper tea, spice route tea, Armenian herbal tea and Afghan pin chai, plus delicious and beneficial drinks such as elderflower cordial, amazake and kombucha.
  • RSEC
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    Rose is now THE summer drink and this cool book is packed with 40 refreshing and diverse cocktails for you to enjoy over the long nights ahead.

    From dry to crisp, ripe and sweet, some of the tasty tipples in this selection contain classic drinks like vodka, gin, whisky and tequila while others have fruit-based liqueurs such as cassis or tangy citrus juices.

    The recipes range from short to long and flat to sparkling and fun to fancy. You'll love enjoying a minty Rojito, Spanish Copa de Frutas or Rose Caipirinha.
  • Chasing the Dram - Hardback - 9781471157226 - Rachel L. McCormack
    DRAM
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    Rachel McCormack celebrates Scotland's national drink of whisky in food in this eye-opening travelogue.

    A very personal guide, Rachel tells anecdotes while revealing the history of the drink and facts about distillers. The recipes will appeal to everyone from the novice whisky learner to a cooking connoisseur.

    She also interviews key people from all around the country while visiting distilleries and those who make their own whisky.
  • CK2646
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    A fascinating book that finds Tristan Stephenson exploring and experimenting with the art of mixing the perfect cocktail - and which techniques you should use to shake or stir them up.

    It showcases recipes for classic cocktails, many of which have been given a contemporary twist.
  • AGQFT
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    Everyone loves smoothies - and this is the ultimate smoothie book, written by Julie Morris, author of Superfood Kitchen and a superfood expert! Morris whips up 100 nutrient-rich recipes using the world's most antioxidant-, vitamin- and mineral-packed foods, and offers innovative culinary methods for making your smoothies incredibly nutritious and delicious. Whether you're looking for an energy boost, seeking a gentle cleanse, or just trying to get healthy, you'll be inspired to power up the blender.
  • AIEOR
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    Simple, yet sophisticated, vodka is one of the world's most popular and versatile spirits. It is always served very cold, then drunk in a variety of ways: it can be knocked back as a quick shot or sipped slowly; drunk neat or blended with other spirits and mixers; or used to accompany dishes such as Russian caviar. This book contains a selection of 50 vodka mixes that you can make at home.

    Including entertaining anecdotes and short histories about each cocktail, with expert tips on how to prepare and blend the ingredients, and how to serve the finished drink, Vodka Cocktails offers handy advice on essential cocktail-making equipment, the glasses and hints and tips, including creative ideas for garnishes and decorations.

    The art of cocktail-making is as appealing as ever, and whichever type of vodka mix you prefer, this book will help you to enjoy a delicious tipple even more.
  • AUYDG
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    30 new recipes from bestselling cookery author Deliciously Ella (aka Ella Woodward).

    The first of Deliciously Ella's 'Bite-Size Collection' - a new series of small-format books - celebrating the delicious, nutritious and super speedy smoothies and juices that Ella loves! Featuring 30 all-new recipes for nourishing smoothies and amazing juices bursting with simple, plant-based ingredients full of flavour and goodness.

    Easy, quick and perfect to fit into a busy lifestyle, enjoy a Blueberry and Pear Breakfast Blend, an energising Green Dream or a heavenly Minty Coconut Shake, to add a healthy Deliciously Ella kick to your day!
  • AABQD
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    Bursting with Juicy motivation, Juice Yourself Slim is the new book from the No. 1 bestselling Juice Master. Containing over 50 fantastic soups, juices, salads and smoothie recipes PLUS the Life Long Rules for Success that will help you maintain your health and- the big one- keep you slim for life. Let the Juice Master help you discover delicious and simple recipes containing the ultimate super fuel for a super body and mind! Includes: The 5 Day Launch Programme Did you know a space shuttle needs 90% of its energy to launch but only 10% to keep it in flight? Jason shows how the same principle can be applied to permanent weight loss through his launch pad to a life long programme. Kick start your system and give your energy levels a super boost by following his juice, soup and smoothie plan for 5 days Juice Yourself Slim Having successfully completed the Launch programme, it's now time to take things to new juicy heights with The Life Long Rules for Success, and with Jason's motivational tips and unique juicing programme it's the perfect recipe for a permanently slim, trim and healthy mind and body. Juice Yourself Slim also contains: 10 'Souper' Slimming Fuel recipes 15 Super Juice recipes 15 Super Smoothie recipes 10 Super Slimming Salad recipes And Super Fuel on the Go- a fantastic section packed with ideas for energy boosting healthy snacks.
  • ANGON
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    Salvatore 'The Maestro' Calabrese is one of the world's foremost cocktail experts, and drinks lovers will love this expanded version of his classic guide. The New York Times called the original edition 'a must-have', and now it contains even more: new chapters and loads of new images; up-to-the-minute information on the most exciting cocktail trends, tastes and techniques; and newly uncovered historical tidbits (like the true origin of the Bloody Mary). Fifty new recipes include long-buried favourites like the turn-of-the-century New Orleans classic Absinthe Suissesse, a barrel-aged Blood and Sand and the Prohibition-era The Angel's Tit. This elegant volume also includes DIY for essential cocktail ingredients like Velvet Falernum, recipes for flavoured syrups and homemade shrubs, and advice on throwing the very best at-home cocktail parties ever.
  • AGKZS
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    A clever tribute to literature, "Tequila Mockingbird "is "the "cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Combining beloved classic novels with witty humor and delicious drink recipes, some of the charming recipes include Vermouth the Bell Tolls, Gin Eyre, Are You There God? It's Me, Margarita, Bridget Jones's Daiquiri, and more. Accompanying the 65 cocktail recipes are a list of tools and techniques, a spirits glossary, and a handful of drinking games and bar bites, making this cocktail book both fun and functional. With a special cover designed to look like a classic novel, whimsical illustrations, and a two-color design throughout, "Tequila Mockingbird "is a one-of-a-kind cocktail book.
  • ANWRW
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    A heady mix of fantastic advice for those who wish to learn, create, and entertain with wonderful drink ideas. A measured blend of 50 pointers, including recipes for the perfect Margarita, Martini and Mojito, essential gear for how to set up a home bar, and the shoulds and should-nots of shaking. Drinkers will never get in a muddle again with The Little Book of Cocktail Tips by Craig Endy as a guide.The Little Books of Tips series is a collection of books, each 50 tips in size, delivering wisdom and advice on a whole range of popular subjects covering food, gardening, craft, sports and hobbies. Over quarter of a million copies sold across the series.
  • AHYVX
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    Preparing a first-class cocktail relies upon a deep understanding of its ingredients, the delicate alchemy of how they work together. In The Curious Bartender, Tristan Stephenson explores and experiments with the art of mixing the perfect cocktail, explaining the fascinating modern turns mixology has taken. Showcasing a selection of classic cocktails, he explains their intriguing origins, introducing the colourful historical characters who inspired or created them. Moving on, he reinvents each drink from his laboratory, adding contemporary twists to breathe fresh life into these vintage classics. Stay true to the originals with a Sazerac or a Rob Roy, or experiment with some of his modern variations to create a Green Fairy Sazerac topped with an absinthe 'air' or an Insta-age Rob Roy with the 'age' on the side. Also included is a reference section detailing all the techniques you will need, making this an essential anthology for the cocktail enthusiast.
  • ACXWS
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    Juice Master to the stars and number 1 bestselling author Jason Vale has squeezed over 100 funky 'n' fresh juice and smoothie recipes into this latest book.

    There's something for Gym Bunnies and a Kids' Corner, as well as a Dr. Juice section covering various health conditions and giving specific juices and smoothies for: high blood pressure, asthma, hay fever, psoriasis, arthritis, diabetes, digestion and many, many more.

    Warm up your juicer, dust off your blender and brace your taste buds for the most mouth-wateringly tantalizing fruit and veggie fusions ever created.
  • ANVPQ
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    In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit. The number of brands grows every day and bartenders - and consumers - are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, with more brands available than ever before, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy. With this book as your guide, discover: How gin is made What a botanical is and how they impact a gin's flavour What the difference between Dutch, London, Scottish, Spanish and American gins is How you drink them to maximise your pleasure Whether there is life beyond the gin & tonic (yes!) The body of the book covers 120 gins which Dave has tested four ways - with tonic, with lemonade, in a negroni and in a martini - and then scored. In addition, each gin is categorised according to an ingenious flavour camp system, which highlights its core properties and allows you to understand how you can best drink it, and therefore enjoy it.