A new batch of boozy books to peruse.
Here is the latest batch of booze books to hit store shelves and my mailbox. We've got a cognac history, a couple of cocktail recipe books, one on cooking with cocktails, and another exploring wine.
As whisky/whiskey grows as a category and a cultural phenomenon, authors have found interesting new angles with which to talk about it. Or at least put it in the titles of their books.
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.
Showing off some of the books I read in order to write one.
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.