Amaro, Japanese Whisky, Jim Beam, Equal Parts Recipes, and books from the US Bartenders' Guild.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
The history of the cocktail renaissance, colonial American drinking, a new edition of Shrubs, an herbalist's guide to bitters, a beginner's guide to drinking, some drinking science, and some bourbon recipes.
Behold a big batch of new drink books, from drink recipes to cocktail culture to history and architecture.
As usual, a ton of whiskey and a smattering of other products hitting the US market.
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.
A grab bag of new booze from which to choose.
I will visit Chicago this September 14, both to see all your cocktail bars and also to give a talk representing the industry group The Spirit of Italy.
I helped judge the Angostura rum/bitters Global Cocktail Challenge regionals in San Francisco last week, alongside Smuggler's Cove owner Martin Cate and Angostura brand ambassador David Delaney. Here's what happened.