This beautifully illustrated guide and recipe collection is the only book from the late Sasha Petraske, the legendary bartender and visionary who brought back the speakeasy to New York with his cocktail bar Milk & Honey - and who, in doing so, created a revolution that influenced bar owners and bartenders around the globe. Now, readers can make 75 of his professional-quality cocktails at home. Here are the classics and modern variations in his repertoire revealing his secrets along with his tips for setting up a home cocktail bar, hosting etiquette, plus anecdotes from many of the bartenders he personally trained. >>Mr. Petraske's role in the modern cocktail revival is difficult to overstate.>> "New York Times"
Sasha Petraske opened Milk & Honey, a speakeasy cocktail bar in New York, in 2000. He later had ventures in New York, London, and Australia. Sasha and his bars won numerous competitions and awards. He lived in New York until his untimely death in 2015.
His wife, New York-based Georgette Moger-Petraske, is a spirits writer.