Showing off some of the books I read in order to write one.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
It's another fantastic month for drink books, with tomes on bourbon, cocktails from Seattle and New York and Iceland, plus an industry book and an illustrated one as well.
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.
An interview with the creator of brands like Hendrick's Gin and Sailor Jerry Rum about branding and his new book on Colonial drinks.
Amaro, Japanese Whisky, Jim Beam, Equal Parts Recipes, and books from the US Bartenders' Guild.
In advance of Robert Simonson's San Francisco visit, I sent him some interview questions relating to his book A Proper Drink - the history of the global cocktail renaissance from London to New York to San Francisco.
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.
A new series of short books is like beach reading for cocktail geeks.