This is a complete reproduction of the 1887 Jerry Thomas Bartenders Guide with a new introduction by Ross Bolton. This book in its various reprints is accepted to be the first real cocktail book, and includes such classics as Mint Julep and the Daisy. It was first known as "How to Mix Drinks", or the "Bon Vivant's Companion" and published in 1862 with "A Manual for the Manufacture of Cordials, Liquors, Fancy Syrups, etc" by Christian Schultz attached at the back.
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Written by Ross Bolton, editor of over 20 bartending reprints.