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February 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Nete Nentvig


February 6, 2020
5:00 pm


Bartending From The Bottom Up, is a ‘step by step’ recipe book that cuts through the overwhelming part of mixology and gets down to the real method professional bartenders use to memorize hundreds of recipes with ease and shows you how you can do it too.

The recipes have been selected using the criteria that they must have stayed in high demand for an extended period proving themselves as “Best Sellers.” Providing a unique collection of the most popular drink recipes from the beginning of cocktail history to the present day – in a single book. Additionally, Nete lifts the curtain on several South Beach specialties, as she takes you on a tour of mixology and the technique behind how-to create tasty concoctions from the bottom up.

The book has been three years in the making and incorporates Nete’s extensive research into cocktail-history. Including the rediscovery of William Martini, the long-lost proprietor whose existence has been a myth for decades, as well as other fun facts, tips, and anecdotes from around the world of spirits.

South Beach Cocktails Bartending from the Bottom Up contains more than 400 recipes. It is illustrated with beautiful color photographs of cocktails and Miami Beach’s famous Art Deco district. Bringing in the mood and feel of South Beach itself with a selection of significant restaurants, bars, and hotels, in tribute to the local community and the history of South Beach.


About the Author:

The author Nete Nentvig is one of a select group of cocktail mixologists known as the “Old School Bartenders” of Miami Beach. Originally from Aarhus, Denmark Nete is brought up with-in the business. She later honed her skills and perfected her art tending bar at the world-renowned Clevelander Hotel on Ocean Drive on South Beach for more than a decade. In addition to creating cocktails for the glitterati and celebrity clientele of Miami’s most famous beach, she also shared the responsibility of training the new bartenders for the hotel. Nete holds a patent for a new and improved bottle opener inspired by “beating Murphy’s law” & not being able to find a sufficient quality opener herself while in the trenches behind the bar. In addition to her passion for cocktail history and always looking for ways to make the way we learn easier, Nete also works with photography and innovating designs.