Harry Craddock was an English bartender who trained in the US and became one of the most famous bartenders of the s and s. He is known for his tenure at the Savoy Hotel in London, and for his book, The Savoy Cocktail Book. Without doubt, The Savoy Cocktail Book is the coolest book in the world. It’s wonderful for three reasons. Firstly, it’s a one-off, the author, Harry Craddock, never. Here are 10 classic recipes you can make from Harry Craddock’s famous Savoy Cocktail Book including his original White Lady from

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It was probably first thought of in South Carolina – hence its name. The best cocktail book I have ever coccktail. Paul Clarke rated it really liked it Oct 14, JavaScript is not enabled!

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The margins are extremely wide, the print quality is extremely poor, and the whole thing feels extremely “shabby”. Aaron Eiswein rated it it was amazing Dec 07, The plethora of classic recipes and witty quips the pepper the pages make this a favorite of cocktail aficionados everywhere.

Writing inthe one I received is bound well, nice paper, well laid out and overall is a step above most books these days. There’s a lot of charm in this relic of Prohibition era cocktail culture, but as a recipe book the Savoy should not be taken seriously. Born on 29th August, in Stroud, England, he would go on to cross the Atlantic, work at bars including the Caddock House and the Knickerbocker Hotel, then return home, post-Prohibition, complete with a highly marketable US accent, reputation and passport.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Also, the drinks are all organized alphabetically regardless of the main type of spirit gin, vodka, etc. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Jul 12, Emerset Farquharson rated it liked it Shelves: Probably not a book I’d actually sit down and read in crzddock shot, but more of a cookbook for the bar.

Patrick Cull rated it it was amazing May 21, When a government commission remarked with displeasure on the emerging cocktail trend, he went into print offering a prize of 50 pounds to any committee member who could try one of his drinks and find it did not enhance his lunch or dinner.

Otherwise internally clean, tight and unmarked. Short 8vo, black-lettered orange cloth; decorative color endpapers. Marine Corps who famously stated and wrote a book titled – War is a Racket.

How long will it take my books to arrive?. Octavo, original half black cloth, pictorial endpapers. Boldly signed by the author, “Here’s Cradvock It really screams cheap copy. All rights reserved US-gb. Thank you for your feedback. The book is great!

Savoy Cocktail Book

The Savoy Cocktail Book. Some better than others, but work through it a bit, and you’ll find what you like. True First American edition. So if you want four ounces in your cocktail, you know you need to have 1 ounce of 1, etc.

This seems to be his go-to one when he has questions. Many of the recipes refer to either out of production ingredients or ingredients whose recipes have changed. With a manuscript cocktail recipe in pencil to the notes section p. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Chris rated it it was amazing Apr 17, It appears the card was passed out to those who would defy the Volstead Act. Worth a read and a stack of page markers for making notes of cocktails to try!


All of our paper waste The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual: First Edition; First Printing. Kaufmann rated it really liked it Aug 23, A must for novelists recreating the twenties through the fifties, the Golden Age of cocktails. Taking you from Slings to Smashes, Fizzes to Flips, and featuring art deco illustrations, this book is the perfect gift for any budding mixologist or fan of s-style decadence and sophistication.

Showing of 76 reviews. View all 3 comments. First edition of this iconic, definitive text on cocktails. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Also shop in Also shop in. The Savoy’s most famous bartender, and the name behind the Savoy Cocktail Book, Harry Craddock, AKA “the dean of cocktail shakers”, was the third head bartender at the Savoy, the first head barman at the Dorchester, co-founder of the United Kingdom Bartenders’ Guild and was arguably the most celebrated bartender of the Prohibition era.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. English Choose a language for shopping. An absolute must for the cocktail devotee. Fine Spring Books facsimile reissue hardback with lovely cover artwork, laminated cover without DJ as issued, terrific period illustrations to lower edge of pages and