This is the first English translation of the seminal work by internationally renown bartender Kazuo Uyeda. Cocktail Techniques illuminates what has been, until now, the elusive world of Japanese bartending. Uyeda’s techniques and philosophy of mixing drinks have become legendary throughout the world. In crystal clear prose, Uyeda is both provocative and engaging, distilling a lifetime’s work by an ever-inquisitive, ever-probing mind. He explains the how and why of his signature hard shake and presents a large range of recipes featuring cocktails in both traditional recipes and his own variations. Also, for the first time in English, Uyeda’s unique prize-winning recipes, his specially-created recipes and his renown coral frosted-style cocktail recipes.
114mm x 184mm