Cocktails Made Simple: Easy & Delicious Recipes for the Home Bartender (Paperback)

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Give bartending a shot—become a master mixologist

Are you looking for an exciting way to entertain? Cocktails Made Simple sets you up for success, showing you how to craft 40 iconic cocktails in the comforts of your own home.

From finding the right glass to a flaming peel finish, learn how to build a functional home bar using cost-effective tips on the essential tools to mix with—and familiar alternatives to make the most of what you have on hand.

Cocktails Made Simple includes:

  • Old-fashioned origins—Dive into the art of crafting cocktails with terms to know and tools of the trade.
  • That’s the spirit—Stock your home bar and enhance everyday ingredients using simple techniques.
  • Aperitif to digestif—Sip your way through recipes for 40 traditional cocktails categorized by spirit, as well as a brief history of each drink and tasty twists.

Shake things up and elevate your entertaining game with Cocktails Made Simple. Cheers!

About the Author

BRIAN WEBER is a restaurant industry veteran. His passion for audio production and bartending birthed his educational podcast Bartender Journey.

AMIN BENNY is the founder and president of the Orange County chapter of the USBG, owner of the bar consulting business, The Bar Host, and brand steward for WhistlePig Rye.

Praise For…

“Brian Weber and Amin Benny have succeeded on the path of mixology, where so many others have failed to raise the bar. Simple, concise text with crisply photographed drinks brings the curiously thirsty into the intimate fold of the craft cocktailian. I’m excited to recommend this book to friends and bartenders alike.”—Warren Bobrow, founder of

“I absolutely love this book! It’s so easy to read and, before you know it, you are obsessed with different techniques and recipes. This is hands down a go-to book for all cocktail enthusiast.”—Pamela Waitt, president, OC Restaurant Association, Inc.

“The passion that Amin and Brian have for the almighty cocktail seeps through every word of this fantastic book. Their shared experiences ensure that entry level mixologists can’t go wrong as each step is illustrated and explained.”—Teri Williams, publisher, Great Taste Magazine (

Product Details
ISBN: 9781641527286
ISBN-10: 1641527285
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: October 15th, 2019
Pages: 156
Language: English