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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Read more Read less. An absolute must for the cocktail devotee. Before returning to New York during Prohibitionhe cabled luminaries including the Mayor to request a committee be formed to show him around the city’s finest drinking spots.

Cheri Loughlin rated it really liked it Sep 29, It really screams cheap copy. True First Edition including errata slip on page Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lists with This Book. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it haarry second life. Go to the homepage Country.

Text in English pp. Every page of this cradfock was printed in color originally and our reprint reproduces all the drawings in color. Water is for thirst. There is an Egg Nog recipe in what appears to be hand-writing at the end “notes” section, but I think this may be a printed entry. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.


Some mild foxing throughout and the occasional blemish, a very good copy in a handsome binding. The book itself is, largely, a work of synthesis. All of our paper waste Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do.

Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Frontispiece and coloured illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold throughout. Patrick Cull rated it it was amazing May 21, Text printed in red and black. The Savoy guide has booi a long time been seen as the end-all be-all of cocktail books.

It is said to have been responsible for more proposals than any other cocktail that has cocotail been mixed. Apr 06, Thomas Wictor rated it it was amazing. 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!

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. 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 harru 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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The Savoy Cocktail Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. All rights reserved US-gb. Wear to spine ends and tips, rubbing to boards, tiny split to cloth at foot of rear joint, a little paper residue to rear board, faint foxing to bottom edge, top edge dust toned, contents notably clean and bright; craddok very good, fresh, copy.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. May 07, Anne Frisbie rated it liked it Shelves: Decorative Art Deco style binding with gold foiling. Being in the particular an elucidation of the Manners and Customs occktail people of quality in a period of some equality. With a manuscript cocktail recipe in pencil to the notes section p. Dust jacket mildly edgeworn. Harrj the selected items together This item: Boldly signed by the author, “Here’s How!

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In caddock, he buried a White Lady cocktail in a shaker in a wall of the American Bar – it has never been found. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Got this as a gift for javaczuk, who has an endless fascination in the art of mixed drinks, especially those in earlier days. It is a fascinating record of the cocktails that set London alight at the timeā€”and which are just as popular today.

What a fun book! Each month we recycle over 2. 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 Many of the recipes refer to either out of production ingredients or ingredients whose recipes have changed.