HOW TO TASTE COCKTAIL AND SPIRITS LIKE A PRO
IBA OFFICIAL COCKTAIL
Tasting is an art that serves to savor and judge (not only personally) but also
objectively. This is the most difficult part because the five senses perceive
nuances different from other people. But with training, the result comes.
The tasting was born with wines, and for this enterprise we try to identify
stregths and weaknesses; for cocktails I would like to keep the following
goals in mind:
• IBA cocktails are tasted, because we have a neutral (or fairly neutral) meter;
• The quality of the preparation is estimated;
• We try to identify and differentiate the various shades and shades.
Furthermore behind every IBA international cocktail there is not only just a
recipe, there is a history, a character, a legend, making the drink everlasting
in spite of the passing years.
This is not a simple collection of immutable recipes, this is a book that will
take you on a backwards journey through time. This book will make you
discover the basics of the art of mixology, handed down by people like Jerry
Thomas and Harry Craddock. This work refers to the last IBA list and the
history of each cocktail comes with its recipe.