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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Trivia About The Savoy Cocktai Both supreme gentility and extraordinary fun characterized London’s high society in the s. Writing inthe one I received is bound well, nice paper, well laid out and overall is from Amazon.

Here they were entertained by legendary American barman Harry Craddock, inventor o Synonymous with style, elegance, and sophistication, the Savoy is unsurprisingly also the birthplace of some of the most famous cocktails in the world. Every page of this classic was printed in color originally and our reprint reproduces all the drawings in color. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. See all 76 reviews. Lists with This Book.

As a result, anyone who’s a stickler for modern typography and layout may find fault with the book, but for the rest of us it is nothing less that a treasure trove! Early printing of this classic work.


This compendium attempts to cover everything about drinks and drinking, especially the art of cocktail creation, presentation, and consumption. Summary Discuss Reviews 0 The now-classic prohibition era cocktail book, originally published in by Savoy Hotel in London. Decorative Cocktaiil Deco style binding with gold foiling.

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Almost certainly the White Lady, a cocktail he considered his hzrry. Jul 11, Walt Falconer rated it it was amazing. Also shop in Also shop in. Many of the recipes refer to either out of production ingredients or ingredients whose recipes have changed.

Log-in or create an account first! Spine gilt slightly dulled, metallic finish to boards with only trivial wear, a very attractive copy. For information on how to enable Javascript on your browser click here. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

Born on 29th August, in Cradfock, England, he would go on to cross the Atlantic, work at bars including the Hoffman House and the Knickerbocker Hotel, then return home, post-Prohibition, complete with a highly marketable Cocjtail accent, reputation and passport.

The book is great! Jul 18, Kristen Kolb rated it it was amazing.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. The plethora of classic recipes and witty quips the pepper the pages make this a favorite of cocktail aficionados everywhere. A few small scuffs and bumps to boards.

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Amazingly entertaining and funny, even more so impressive as it was first published in The Savoy’s most famous bartender, and the name behind the Savoy Cgaddock 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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But that being said it was cheap, and all the information is there so all in all a good purchase. See all customer images. Ada Coleman retires to the hotel’s flower shop. The art deco illustrations aren’t bad either. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Original black quarter-cloth over silver-foil covered boards printed in green, beige and black.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Kevin Fitzpatrick rated it it was amazing Dec 16, For one newly initiated into the cocktail world, this book gives no real introduction into the proper techniques and principles behind making cocktails.

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Russell Books Ltd Condition: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Here too, Craddock buried a flask of White Lady in the wall, along with a flask of Manhattan and a flask of Martini.

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