Hops have long been used as preservatives and flavoring in beer, but recently the bitter, floral vine is making its way into spirits, cider, and even canned wine.
I surveyed a bunch of bartenders on their top choices for non-alcoholic beers. There were clear winners - and one clear loser.
This year's batch of cocktail and spirits books - all put together in one big list to make your gift list (or your own wish list) easy to see.
In Jacob Grier's book Cocktails on Tap: The Art of Mixing Spirits and Beer, he groups said beer cocktails into seven styles. I am reprinting that section here.
A look at industry trends observed at Tales of the Cocktail including milk punch, hard science, and cocktails in outer space.
Here are a bunch of new drink books that have come out recently covering cocktail history, American drinking history, American beer history, essential drinks, drinking advice, and tropical cocktails from one of the world's best tiki bars.
Behold a big batch of new drink books, from drink recipes to cocktail culture to history and architecture.
My annual list of most all of the cocktails and spirits books that have been released. This year we see tons of whiskey books again, and a whole segment of bar-specific cocktail books and a new category of narrative cocktail history.