The Art & Craft of Coffee Cocktails: Over 80 recipes for mixing coffee and liquor

The Art & Craft of Coffee Cocktails: Over 80 recipes for mixing coffee and liquor

by Jason Clark


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Enjoy two of life’s greatest pleasures – coffee and alcohol – with this comprehensive guide to mixing perfect coffee cocktails. World-class mixologist Jason Clark will inspire, excite and educate you by taking you behind the bar for a masterclass in creating coffee-based cocktails.

First take a journey into the history and craft of coffee, the world's most popular beverage, from crop to cup. Next follow his expert mixing tips aimed at everyone from keen beginners to bartenders working in the world’s best bars. More than 80 recipes follow, covering all styles of cocktails from stirred and shaken through to blended and blazed. Learn how to perfect simple classics such as Espresso Martini and Irish coffee or try your hand at technical modern marvels Golden Velvet and Death By Caffeine. With The Art and Craft of Coffee Cocktails in hand your daily grind will never be the same!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781788790437
Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 590,072
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jason Clark has been working in bars, restaurants, and cafés in New Zealand, London and Melbourne for over 20 years. He progressed into the role of Luxury Brand Ambassador/Trainer based in Dubai where he shares his expertise to educate and inspire bartenders from all around the world. You can follow his liquid adventures on Instagram: @Drinks_Geek

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Introduction 8

Using this book 10

Useful kit 12


Coffee timeline 16

The wonderful world of coffee 20

Coffee, in a nutshell 22

The roaster 24

The roast 26

Selecting coffee 28

The flavours of coffee 30

Brewing coffee for cocktails 32

Extraction 34

Espresso extraction 36

Cold brew extraction 40

French press extraction 44

Pour-over extraction 46

Pod coffee 48


Cocktail fundamentals 50

1 Shaken 52

2 Hot 92

3 Built 120

4 Stirred & Thrown 144

5 Blended 166

6 Homemade Coffee Products 182

Glossary 204

Index 206

About the author/Acknowledgements 208

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