Bored to tears with tequila shooters? Kamikazes make you wanna go all hari kari? Time to turn your Friday nights up a notch with The NoLita, test your limits on the Whiskey Buck Hunter, and make happy hour that much happier with a Double Entendre.
In this homage to booze and creativity, mixologist Andrew Bohrer combines his bartending knowledge with his flair for the dramatically creative to invent more than 100 recipes for shots you've never, ever tried--or even heard of--along with a photo of each and every crazy concoction.
Whether you're in the mood for a banger and slammer, a shot apropos for the dinner table, or the perfect shot to raise in tribute and solidarity at the ultimate drinking event (an after-funeral get-together), The Best Shots You've Never Tried is sure to be the most fun you'll ever have, 1 1/2 ounces at a time.
"Bohrer's compendium of recipes and alcoholic asides is a good read. The Best Shots You've Never Tried: 100+ Intoxicating Oddities You'll Actually Want to Put Down runs the gamut from single-slam versions of classic cocktails to a chapter entitled 'Shots of Last Resort,' that's geared towards readers with a sense of adventure." --Seattle Met
"Seattle mixologist Andrew Bohrer's The Best Shots You've Never Tried throws down a gauntlet of exotic, themed, and Uh, what? alcohol-laden recipes sure to thrill and boggle even the most versed connoisseurs of the shooter." --Dude, I Want That Blog
"These shots are ideal for when you want a quick taste, for when you want to send a little special drink to that little special someone....The trend of better shots has really been kicked off by the new book The Best Shots You've Never Tried, by Andrew Bohrer." --A.J. Rathbun, Spiked Punch blog
"The Best Shots You've Never Tried...uses fresh ingredients throughout and offers a section called 'Shots of Last Resort' that can be made from combinations of strange ingredients you have around the house. Shots don't need to be small drinks that we consume in large quantities, but can be small, singular bursts of flavor that we use to mark moments. Let's think on that." --Finecooking.com
"Masterfully assembled, this collection...is well laid out and easy to follow, a great book for beginners. We made many drinks from this book and all were winners. Andrew Bohrer not only elevates the shot to the next level, he captures some of the best cocktail recipes out there, big or small." --DrinkSpirits.com
"Bored of ordering the same lame shots every time you're out and looking to ingest lots of alcohol in a single gulp? This book provides the key to killing this rut. My favorites are the miniature classics, where the author took Manhattans, Pisco Sours, and Vesper cocktails and proportioned them into mini-shots instead of full cocktails." --Austin 360 blog
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