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Travel the world from the comfort of your own living room!

From the people who have been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years, Lonely Planet's World's Best Drinks is your passport to the planet's best tipples and soft drinks. Quench your thirst with over 60 recipes including cocktails, delicate tea brews and zingy aperitifs.

For each of the authentic recipes in this book, an 'Origins' section details how the drink came into being in the culture that created it, alongside tasting notes of how best to sample it for the authentic experience, whether in an upscale New York cocktail bar, a fireside lounge or a Chinese teahouse.

Each recipe includes ingredients and easy instructions so you can make it at home - as well as a photo to show you how it should look when you're finished. Perfect for any budding barista or bartender, this book has everything you need to blow your friends away at your next drinks party.


Michelada - Mexico


Mulled cider - United Kingdom


Glogi - Finland

Kalimotxo - Spain

Mimosa - France

Sangria - Spain

Terremoto - Chile


Martini - USA

Negroni - Italy

Pimm's - United Kingdom

Singapore Sling - Singapore

Sloe gin - United Kingdom

Tom Collins - USA


Bloody Mary - France

Caesar - Canada

Cade Codder - USA

Cosmopolitan - USA

Espresso Martini - United Kingdom

Siam Sunray - Thailand


Daiquiri - Cuba

Dark and Stormy - Bermuda

Eggnog - United Kingdom

Hibiscus ginger punch - Jamaica

Mai tai - California & Polynesia

Mojito - Cuba & the Cuban diaspora

Pina colada - Puerto Rico

Tasmanian bushwalkers' rum hot chocolate - Australia


Caribou - Canada

Irish coffee - Ireland

Manhattan - Ireland

Mint julep - USA

Sazerac - USA


Margarita - Mexico

Paloma - Mexico

Sangrita - Mexico


Canelazo - The Andes

Caipirinha - Brazil

Garibaldi - Italy

Kvas - Russia

Macua - Nicaragua

Pisco sour - Peru & Chile

Tongba - Nepal & India


Agua de coco - Brazil

American milkshake - USA

Anijsmelk - The Netherlands

Ayran - Turkey

Bandung - Malaysia & Singapore

Bubble tea - Taiwan

Cardamom tea - East Africa

Chai - India

Cocoa tea - St Lucia

Coffee - Worldwide

Egg cream - USA

Espresso soda - USA

Horchata - Mexico

Malted milkshake - USA

Mango lassi - India

Mint tea - Morocco

Oliang - Thailand

Root beer float -USA

Shirley Temple - USA

Banana smoothie - Worldwide

Tea - China

Teh tarik - Malaysia & Indonesia

Yuan yang - Hong Kong

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Food & DrinkBeveragesTravel & MapsTravel & holiday guidesRestaurant, cafe & pub guides Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications Ltd Publication Date: 01/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9781760340612  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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