A Fascinating Manual to Cocktail Mixing from 1953

Mixing cocktails right and well is a science of its own. This edition of the Old Mr. Boston Official Bartender’s Guide was published in 1953 to provide an authentic and accurate recipe book. It was dedicated to the thousands of bartenders throughout the country and to all others who felt the need for an official source of information for mixing drinks.

The books was and still is wildly popular — see how many reprints happened in a short period from its first printing

A page showcasing all objects and glasses necessary for a successful bartender
1953 Official Bartender’s Guide
The book measures 7 1/2″ x 5″, the perfect size to keep on the bar for reference.
149 pages of drink recipes and illustrations
$38 at The Curious Desk
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