Behold! Here is my round-up of all the cocktails and spirits books (plus a few others) that were released in 2017. This year, beyond the annual deluge of whisky books, there are books aping the bartender lifestyle (Drink Like a Bartender, Straight Up), more narrative books (I Hear She's a Real Bitch, By the Smoke and the Smell), and recipe books seeking to simplify the process (3 Ingredient Cocktails, The Imbible, Road Soda) rather than reveal the secrets of complex drinks from top bars. All in all, another great year for reading about drinking.
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.
A look and a taste of the new menu at San Francisco's legendary tiki bar The Tonga Room.
Here are a bunch of new drink books that have come out recently covering cocktail history, American drinking history, American beer history, essential drinks, drinking advice, and tropical cocktails from one of the world's best tiki bars.
Behold a big batch of new drink books, from drink recipes to cocktail culture to history and architecture.
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.
Twelve new books out on beer, vermouth, bourbon, modern and mob-related history, gin, and jars.
A few great cocktails - with even better garnishes- from the WSWA Wholesaler Iron Mixologist cocktail competition.