Praise for Tony Abou-Ganim:
"Tony Abou-Ganim is the poster boy for modern mixology." --Mario Batali
"A modern classic from an industry legend." --Jim Meehan, GQ
"One of the top mixologists in the world." --Vanity Fair
"One of the top 25 most influential cocktail personalities of the past century." --Imbibe magazine
From Tony Abou-Ganim, the bestselling author of The Modern Mixologist, comes Vodka Distilled, an in-depth tasting guide to 58 of the world's finest vodkas. This book is a comprehensive look at the world's most consumed spirit.
Over the last few years, vodka has fallen out of favor with the world's foremost mixologists. In Vodka Distilled, Abou-Ganim profiles 58 of the world's vodkas, breaking down their distillation and filtration methods to explain what makes each exceptional. In addition, the book explores the long history of vodka, detailing the differences between vodka produced in Eastern Europe versus Western Europe. At the heart of the book are twenty-five classic and contemporary cocktail recipes selected, adapted, or created by Abou-Ganim himself. These cocktails were chosen to showcase vodka's proper role in mixology. With a forward by Dale DeGroff and beautiful, full-color photography by James Beard Award-winning photographer Tim Turner, Vodka Distilled is a book ideal for either the bar shelf or the coffee table.
Over the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned a reputation as one of the leaders of the craft cocktail movement. He has become widely respected as a mixologist who is bringing the traditional art of mixology into the 21st century. He has worked with food and hospitality legends like Mario Batali, Steve Wynn, and Harry Denton, and television viewers may be familiar with his appearances on Today, Iron Chef, and Good Morning America. He is the author of The Modern Mixologist: Contempory Classic Cocktails.
Title Vodka Distilled
Subtitle The Modern Mixologist on Vodka and Vodka Cocktails
Author Tony Abou-Ganim
Nb of pages 208 p.
GTIN13 (EAN13) 9781572841253
Reference no. 978-1-57284-125-3
Publication Date 15 February 2013
Nb of pages 208
Dimensions 7.3 x 9.3 in.
Weight 30 oz.
List Price $22.95
Vodka Distilled presskit ( pdf 1.24 MB )
Mar 4, 2013
Abou-Ganim is a giant in the cocktail world.... At the heart of the book is its exploration of how to enjoy and understand the differences between different vodkas. He goes into detail on how to do a- Paul Leddy
Feb 22, 2013
Tony Abou-Ganim has done it again! Working with Mary Elizabeth Faulkner, Vodka Distilled is set to be the next big must-have in cocktail books.- Andrew Roy
Feb 25, 2013
The Daily Blender
Mar 6, 2013
The read concludes with a gorgeous, in-depth chapter detailing fifty-eight of the top vodkas from around the world, noting individual style and origins, cost, materials utilized, and- Jennifer Heigl
Feb 14, 2013
"The ambition, scope and price point present Vodka Distilled rare to this genre, especially when crafted in such a readable, reasonable fashion. Few people in the mixology field could pull off a series of this gravity and magnitude as Abou-Ganim."- Rob Theakston
Feb 13, 2013
"Tony's vast knowledge shines through with a light conversational tone that speaks to those on either side of the bar; the mixologist and the enthusiast."- Xan
Mar 4, 2013Paul Leddy
Feb 22, 2013
"Leave it to Tony Abou-Ganim to give vodka credence in the cocktail world. His new book, Vodka Distilled, addresses the spirit's history and demonstrates its important standing within the
"The centerpiece of the book is a selection of terrific recipes for great vodka based cocktails, as well as instructions regarding the proper type and serving style of traditional vodka accompaniments such as caviar and canapés."
Vodka Distilled - The Modern Mixologist on Vodka and Vodka Cocktails On Sale February 22, 2013
Jan 30, 2013