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.
Melons melons melons! They're everywhere. Run to your nearest bar.
A few great cocktails - with even better garnishes- from the WSWA Wholesaler Iron Mixologist cocktail competition.
It covers what I could learn about eggnog at the time (keep in mind this is 4 years ago), including the history of the drink and its possible relation to British egg drinks like posset and wassail, along with other American drinks like Grog and the Tom & Jerry.
A big profile I wrote about bartender Caitlin Laman of Trick Dog in San Francisco.
These eight recently-released books cover cocktails, both new and historical, whiskey and where it comes from, brandy specifically and all spirits generally.