Complete yet to-the-point - an effective guide to beverage management. Drysdale's Profitable Beverage Management is a concise yet comprehensive new text covering both the knowledge required for tending bar and the management skills necessary to ensure successful and profitable beverage service. Chapters impart knowledge of wines, spirits, and beers; responsible beverage service; purchasing equipment; and effective beverage management. Freshly written for today's market, the text is up to date with the most recent laws, regulations, and issues concerning beverage management. Emphasis is placed on beverage controls and the legal and business aspects of beverage management.