Cocktails have an unwavering, timeless style, so become a purveyor of fine drinking with The Art of Mixology, a collection of classic and contemporary recipes. This beautiful book, with its delicious recipes and appealing photography, will quickly become an indispensable tool for the budding mixologist. In this comprehensive collection, you'll find punches for parties, short drinks for unwinding in the evening, and impressive crown pleasers for entertaining. All of the recipes are simply written to make them easy to follow, and even novice cocktail makers are guaranteed a winning result every time. Chapters grouped by primary ingredient to make it easy to find a delectable mixed drink, whether your spirit of choice is gin, vodka, rum, whisky, brandy, or even something bubbly. There's also a section of more creative and curious concoctions, as well as a chapter of mocktail recipes when you feel like something special but without the alcohol. Also includes a list of essential equipment and guidelines for mixing methods and adding style and flair.