Cocktails have always been popular in America’s culturally diverse Dairyland. This highly illustrated volume reveals the true stories behind the state’s obsession with brandy, ice cream drinks, and an abundant variety of garnishes.
A definitive account of the beverages we love, "Wisconsin Cocktails" insists we order our old fashioneds the right way—with brandy. In addition to researching the origins of several classic creations, Jeanette Hurt introduces a new generation of cocktails that offer a spin on traditional favorites. She explores the state’s unique farm-to-table ethos influenced by an abundance of locally sourced ingredients. Also included are interviews with notable mixologists who share favorite recipes for specialty pick-me-ups that connoisseurs and home bartenders alike will want to try.
- 280 pages
- 5.5" x 7.5" x .8"
- University of Wisconsin Press
- Realease date: 2020