Architecture of the Shot: Constructing the Perfect Shots and Shooters from the Bottom Up

Author(s): Paul Knorr

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From Alabama Slammer to Zoot Suit Riot, Architecture of the Shot is your fun and informative guide to 75 perfectly crafted shots and shooters. Become the master of the shot and let's get this party started! The perfect home begins with a blueprint and a dream, and your perfect shots and shooters should start the same way! The Architecture of the Shot will reveal the answers to all your queries on these gorgeous, perfectly crafted mini cocktails and more. Focusing on the precise measurements to make the perfect drink as well as the recommended embellishments and ideal occasions for each, this guide will ensure you're the shot-master at your next hosted event! Laying out the exact measurements from the bottom of your glass to the top, you'll discover the order in which you should layer your liquor, the precise measurements needed, and even recommended brands and drinking etiquette. Featuring 75 different shots and recipes (including specifications, notes, and embellishments), this is the perfect gift for the cocktail lover in your life. Don't waste another minute on bad drinks - become a master of the shot with this beautifully illustrated guide.


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PAUL KNORR is an author and former bartender who has shaken, stirred, and layered more shots than he cares to remember and loves to share his knowledge with others. When he's not drinking or writing about drinking, Paul enjoys the outdoors and hiking and is an avid amateur nature photographer. MELISSA WOOD is an illustrator, designer, and architectural aficionada who pored over Charles Addams' and James Thurber's cartoons as a child and dreamed of one day illustrating a book of her own. Melissa has three terrific children and makes a wicked Bloody Mary.

General Fields

  • : 9780007944927
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : August 2014
  • : 185mm X 133mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 144
  • : (Fully illustrated with 75 2-colour illustrations)
  • : Paul Knorr
  • : Hardback
  • : Melissa Wood