• No Comments

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

Author: Kazirn Bragar
Country: Sudan
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Sex
Published (Last): 9 April 2009
Pages: 53
PDF File Size: 4.66 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.1 Mb
ISBN: 538-9-42628-898-6
Downloads: 19653
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kem

In good condition with some rubbing and wear.

Recipes are alphabetical so it works well as a reference book. Craddock claimed to have mixed the last craddovk cocktail before Prohibition and jumped ship for Europe the very next day.

The Savoy Cocktail Book

I have a copy of the first printing that had belonged to my father-in-law. Buy the selected items together This item: Here they were entertained by legendary American barman Harry Craddock, inventor o Synonymous with style, elegance, and sophistication, the Savoy is unsurprisingly also the birthplace of some of the most famous cocktails in the world.

Craddock was an advocate of the vigorous shake. Text is clean and unmarked, illustrated end papers, color decorations to text throughout.

The Savoy cocktail book Craddock, Harry R.

Marine Corps who famously stated and wrote a book titled – War is a Racket. I only wish that when they coppied the pages from the original they didn’t leave such a large white boarder around each page. Cheri Loughlin rated it really liked it Sep 29, Kitchen, the well-known New York Newspaper Columnist. Jerry Thomas Bartenders Guide Reprint: Harry Craddock in a nutshell – Born in in Stroud, Gloucestershire – arrives in America, and from works at a succession of hotel bars in New York and Chicago – Becomes a US citizen in September and is drafted in at the end of the First World War – In he loses his job as Prohibition bites, and heads back to England, to Liverpool, Bristol and London, where he starts at a dispense bar at the Savoy.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are only two warnings I have about this book: See all customer images.

Harry Craddock

Early printing of this marvelous art deco-period publication published in the same year as the first edition. Richard R Smith, Originally published inthe Savoy Cocktail Book features of Harry’s most popular recipes. Theodora Sutcliffe 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 barman at the Dorchester, co-founder of the United Kingdom Bartenders’ Guild and was arguably the most celebrated bartender of the Prohibition era.

What a fun book! Every page of this classic was printed in color originally and our reprint reproduces all the drawings in color. The famous art deco steel “Savoy” sign was erected one year before the printing of “The Savoy Cocktail Book,” which features of Craddock’s classics, including the infamous Corpse Reviver 2, which he invented, and the Dry Martini, which he popularized.

The Savoy Cocktail Book.

Kaufmann rated it really liked it Aug 23, May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Better World Books Condition: Not an inspiring cocktail but great to have in case you want to look at any classic cocktail recipe. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers.


Some better than others, but work through it a bit, and you’ll find what you like. With the best wishes of the Author H.

Summary Discuss Reviews 0 The now-classic prohibition era cocktail book, originally published in by Savoy Hotel in London. The old, original classic cocktail book. Original gold-foil pictorial boards decorated in silver, green, and black; cloth spine lettered in gilt usually seen in black cloth but also in a range of blacks, from midnight to almost chocolate brown, as here ; pictorial end papers.

Lovely Edition in very good condition with the slightest shelf rub. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Jul 11, Walt Falconer rated it it was amazing. Also, numerous cocktails are the same ingredients in ever-so-slightly different proportions and possibly a different garnish; different cocktails these do not make.

Fine, bright and unmarked. Short 8vo, black-lettered orange cloth; decorative color endpapers.

The Savoy Cocktail Book by Harry Craddock

This is a great book for figuring out how to make many cocktails both new and cocktali. A very fast mover on Saint Andrew’s Day. Jul 18, Kristen Kolb rated it it was amazing. An early printing of the famous recipe book of cocktails from the Savoy Hotel in London.

Recent black morocco, titles and decoration to spine and front board in silver, orange endpapers, silver edges. What makes Biblio different? For the ultimate in convenience and ease, consider our spiral-bound edition. And the happy ending of the book is ultimately fitting to its subject.

Illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold.