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Campari and Cinema
Gianni Canova - 2022-08-02
An illustrated history of Campari’s hands-on patronage of the film industry This volume examines the longstanding and fruitful relationship between Campari and the film industry. Tracing Campari’s long history as an enthusiastic and involved patron of cinema, the book details how the company’s support has served as the impetus for countless experim...
Peter Suderman
At the end of this week’s @reason Roundtable, I recommend the lavish, gorgeous, oversized coffee table book, Campari and the Cinema. It’s about Campari…and the cinema. Two things I love!      source
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Animal Farm
George Orwell - 1996-04-01 (first published in 1945)
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Explore the dark world of totalitarianism, greed, and power struggles in this unforgettable classic. This brilliant satire takes a devastating aim at the corrupt and self-centered rulers of an imaginary state, highlighting the worst of human nature from selfishness to desperation. From comedy to tragedy, Animal Farm shows the breadth of the human experience and serves as a chillingly relevant warning on the dangers of unchecked power. Get ready to be captivated by this literary masterpiece.
Peter Suderman
been reading ANIMAL FARM. it's a truly chilling political vision, practically Orwellian      source
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Liquid Intelligence
The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail
Dave Arnold - 2014-11-21
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Revolutionize your expectations of what a drink can look and taste like with Liquid Intelligence. This book by Dave Arnold, the creative force behind New York City’s high-tech bar, Booker & Dax, takes readers behind the counter and into the lab where Arnold and his collaborators investigate temperature, carbonation, sugar concentration, and acidity to enhance classic cocktails and invent new ones. Featuring over 120 recipes and practical tips for preparing drinks, Liquid Intelligence offers a problem-solving approach to cocktail making grounded in creativity and attentive observation. Don't miss out on this ultimate standard for bartenders and drink enthusiasts alike.
Peter Suderman
@JoshVitullo @CookingIssues LIQUID INTELLIGENCE is a great, great book.      source
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I'm Just Here for the Drinks
A Guide to Spirits, Drinking and More Than 100 Extraordinary Cocktails
Sother Teague - 2018-08-28
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Explore the history and culture of classic and lesser-known spirits with Sother Teague, one of New York's top bartenders and Wine Enthusiast's Mixologist of the Year (2017). In this book, Teague shares his old-school bar wisdom and modern wit, along with easy-to-mix drink recipes that you'll commit to memory. This collection of essays and conversations reveals how the joy of drinking changed history and culture, inspiring readers to make a little history of their own. With timeless tips, industry insights, and over 100 recipes, this hardcover manifesto is more than a cocktail book - it's a guide to living a more spirited life.
Peter Suderman
@Davis221 Definitely not signed, but yes. It's a great book, and I recommend it at the end of the newsletter (along with the Sharpie Mustache).      source
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The American Bar
The Artistry of Mixing Drinks
Charles Schumann - 1995-10-16
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This updated bar guide is the go-to for cocktail enthusiasts and mixologists alike. An elegant package complete with charming illustrations and a cloth binding reminiscent of the Jazz Age, it covers classic to contemporary drinks with 500 recipes and fascinating stories behind each cocktail's creation. It's an indispensable tool for both home and professional entertaining, and the perfect gift for any cocktail lover. Expert Charles Schumann guides readers through the perfect drink, based on menus from his own iconic establishments. Don't miss out on this classic and sophisticated guide to the art of bartending.
Peter Suderman
@MrNicolasDiaz Good book.      source
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Death & Co
Modern Classic Cocktails
David Kaplan - 2014-10-07
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Discover the art of contemporary craft cocktails with this definitive guide from the world-renowned bar, Death & Co. This influential bar has won numerous industry awards and is a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts. The book features over 500 innovative and sought-after cocktail recipes, along with a complete guide to buying and using spirits and mastering key bartending techniques. Filled with beautiful photography, charts, and colorful essays, Death & Co sets the pace for mixologists around the world.
Peter Suderman
Anyway, this is the Orkney Chapel, a scotch-based riff on the Manhattan, from the first Death & Co. book, one of my favorites. The recipe is online here:      source
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Wine Simple
A Totally Approachable Guide from a World-Class Sommelier
Aldo Sohm - 2019-11-19
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This guide to wine by legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm is perfect for beginners and experts alike. Packed with infographics and illustrations, it's easy to understand and fun to read. Learn the fundamentals of wine, how to taste, when to save and splurge, and more. Aldo's practical tips and insider knowledge will help you evolve your palate and confidently navigate the exciting world of wine. With Wine Simple, you'll be sipping like a pro in no time!
Peter Suderman
At the end of this week's episode, I recommend a great way to learn how to drink more enjoyably: Aldo Sohm's new book, WINE SIMPLE. I've always found wine somewhat complex, like an RPG I just can't quite get into. But Sohm's book is a great decoder.      source