A Fresh Look at Vodka & Vodka Based Cocktails: So you think all vodkas are the same? That they are all “tasteless, colorless, and odorless?” Well join Tony Abou-Ganim, The Modern Mixologist and author of “Vodka Distilled” to gain a deeper understanding of America’s most consumed spirit. Discover the subtle nuances that distinguish a rye based vodka form one distilled from corn. Learn how vodkas made from potatoes differ from those produced from grain or grape. Which vodka works best in a Bloody Mary, Cosmopolitan, Harvey Wallbanger or simply straight up with a twist of lemon? This is sure to be an educational as well as entertaining journey into the wonderful world of vodka and vodka based cocktails!
*The first 40 people to buy a ticket to this seminar will receive a signed copy of Tony’s book by the same name.
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.