The Martini Field Guide


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The heavily illustrated  Martini Field Guide tells you everything you need to know about Martini culture.

The Martini Field Guide is as potent as the gin used to make the iconic drink. Both cocktail connoisseurs and Happy Hour newbies will lose themselves in this heavily illustrated book, featuring vintage ads and imagery from some of the world’s top distillers, as they read about the Martini’s muddled origins and how an American concoction became popular worldwide. Whether you prefer it shaken or stirred, dry or dirty,The Martini Field Guide provides plenty of ways to think about, make, and drink this popular cocktail, making for the perfect addition to any cocktail lover’s collection.

About the Author

Shane Carley, a longtime aficionado of all types of alcohol, jumped at the opportunity to launch a series of cocktail books.  The Martini Field Guide follows previous Cider Mill Press publications that include  The Home Bartender, The Mason Jar Cocktail Companion, and  Red Cup Nation. By day, Shane works as a content developer for a New Hampshire university. Weekends, however, are spent on serious book research.



5.4 x 0.8 x 7.2 inches

hardcover - 208 pgs