A traveling exhibit will show off Remy Cointreau's collection of almost 300 cocktail books. These include some very rare books such as Jerry Thomas' The Bon Vivant's Companion. Remy Cointreau has digitized the collection so that visitors can flip through a special reader on an iPad.
“To idea was to go back and give bartenders the knowledge we could find,” said Richard Lambert, a global brand ambassador for Rémy Cointreau USA and a curator of the collection. “It is absolutely amazing when you go through them, the information you can find. There are forewords in these books that talk about the quality of the bartender, about the sense of being an artist.”
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