In my latest post for Departures.com, I wrote up a few places to drink both beer and cocktails in Asheville, NC.
Camper's Book: Tonic Water AKA G&T WTF is now available for sale.
For my latest post on Departures.com, I wrote up some bar visits to Atlanta. Bars included in this story are: Holeman & Finch, Proof and Provision, The Lawrence, Kimball House, and Leon's Full Service.
Two things I hadn't heard of before: barrel-aging maple syrup, and flavoring maple syrup with liquor. At Chicago's The Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel, they're doing both of those things at the same time.
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.
In the last big rollout before the holidays, publishers have pushed out a ton of new drink books.
So, so many drink books are coming out this fall. Here are the latest covering everything from Hollywood to Cuba to Manhattan to Paris; a photo book on bourbon and a scratch and sniff guide to the same; Prohibition liquor and two books on cocktails of the silver screen.
For Depatures.com I wrote a story on a few of Iceland's best beer and cocktail bars.
Four new drink books have arrived of late: One a literary account of great drinking, one a visual account of great spirits branding, a third a historical/visual account of a great brand, and the fourth a visual/contextual tour of Scotland's distilleries.