About this title: Equally useful for those considering becoming a professional barkeep and those already in the business, this fully illustrated guide to the art and science of bartending explains what's required for success. It covers all the popular drink recipes, of course, but also discusses how to add flair and showmanship to drink preparation and presentation. There's instruction on how to pour a beer, how to use a wide range of garnishes for color and flavor, interact with customers and wait staff, and handle equipment. Plus, there's a list of common ingredients and their uses, as well as ideas for new cocktail recipes.
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