"Bartending For Dummies, 5th edition" by Ray Foley is a guide for new bartenders. The book provides popular drink recipes and includes ingredients, measurements, presentation and garnishes. The book also offers a list of the essentials needed to stock a bar.
Boozemixer.com and goodcocktails.com are easily accessible online bartending guides that offer classic, new and unusual cocktail recipes. They also provide tips for aspiring bartenders, including bartender qualities and responsibilities.
"Mr. Boston: Official Bartender's Guide" is a quick reference book for new bartenders. With more than 1,400 recipes, this book is organized alphabetically with easy instructions. The Mr. Boston brand has been a widely recognized name in bartending for more than 70 years.