This has been a great year for cocktails and spirits books- tons have come out, and the majority are written by well-respected bartenders and other experts. Here are more than 40 books to consider for your holiday gifting or reading for your own enjoyment.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
These eight recently-released books cover cocktails, both new and historical, whiskey and where it comes from, brandy specifically and all spirits generally.
New cocktail books go beyond recipes into technique, philosophy, and now featuring their regular customers.
A book on cocktail science theory and practice that I highly recommend.
These are seven newish drink books that have arrived at Alcademics HQ for your consideration. Most of the below descriptions come from the book blurbs and are not reviews, as I'm about 30 books behind on my reading list. Nicholas Faith's Guide to Cognac by Nicholas Faith (Not sure why this book is so expensive on Amazon; it's only 132 pages. The Kindle version appears to be free.) Nicholas Faith’s Guide to Cognac is a directory supplement to Nicholas’s best-selling book Cognac: The story of the world’s greatest brandy. Bitter: A Taste of the World's Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes...
So many drink books are coming out this fall I'm trying to post them in small groups. Here are three loosely themed on gin.
Blogger/corporate mixologist The Intoxicologist has released a book of cocktail recipes and erotic stories due out October 14.
Recipes and drinking stories from drag queens around the world.