How to Make Better Cocktails: Cocktail techniques, pro-tips and recipes (Hardcover)

How to Make Better Cocktails: Cocktail techniques, pro-tips and recipes By Andrew Shannon, Sebastian Hamilton-Mudge, Natalia Garcia Bourke Cover Image

How to Make Better Cocktails: Cocktail techniques, pro-tips and recipes (Hardcover)


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Learn how to make better cocktails by understanding the 'how' and 'why' behind cocktail techniques, ingredients and concoctions

How to Make Better Cocktails will filter the nonsense of complicated drinks and confusing industry terminology to unlock the magic of cocktail making without pretension. Candra's ethos, is that understanding the 'why', not just the 'how', behind cocktail making makes each drink much better. By teaching the fundamentals of cocktails and breaking down each element, from equipment to ingredient to method, they enable and empower creativity with cocktails.

Featuring not only classic recipes and Candra originals, but also in-depth explanations of techniques and equipment to help you through the misconceptions and complexities of making great cocktails. With space given to an essential kit breakdown, what you might already have at home that can be repurposed, as well as a glossary of cocktail terms and techniques.
CANDRA (Candid Drinks Advice) is the consumer-face of WeareKina.
We Are Kina is a global drinks consultancy.

Sebastian Hamilton-Mudge (Author)
Seb began his career as a professional bartender. A respected expert, he worked with spirit brands, such as Plymouth Gin, Martell Cognac and Absolut Vodka to develop innovative cocktails and exciting ways to educate bartenders. During this time, he also consulted on bar operations across the UK, wrote an award-winning college course on professional bartending and opened his own, much-loved venue, Eight Bar and Kitchen. He eventually left the bar to travel the world as Global Brand Ambassador for Beefeater and Plymouth Gin, a prestigious role that kept him on the road for the next nine years.

Natalia Garcia Bourke (Author)
A former Brand Director for Mezcal El Silencio, Natalia is an accomplished creative innovator with a love for building brands. She has worked for Midleton,
a world-leading Irish whiskey distillery and the home of award winning brands such Jameson and Redbreast. Her roles took her from Europe to Mexico, and then back to the USA, where she spent time creating memorable events, brand partnerships and building community through education.

Andy Shannon (Author)
Andy began his career as a freelance graphic designer before moving into the drinks industry, initially working at award-winning East London bar, Callooh Callay. From there, he moved on to Ian Schrager’s luxury EDITION hotels where he spent the next six years. He ran the bars at the London EDITION, and under his management, they won several national and international awards. After his success in London, Andy helped launch the Sanya EDITION, in
southern China, before moving to Los Angeles to open the highly regarded West Hollywood EDITION. Andy developed activations and bar takeovers in cities across the world, and delivered the global advocacy and education programme ‘Punch on the Road’, at key industry gatherings like Bar Convent Berlin, the Mexico Bar Show, and in iconic bars like New York’s Dead Rabbit. @candra_drinks
Product Details ISBN: 9780600637943
ISBN-10: 0600637948
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
Publication Date: October 17th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English