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Fall Drink Books 2020: Drink Culture and Food Science

It's a big batch of booze books for fall! As typical, there is a big rush of publications before the holiday season. I have another post going up in later November of some books not available just yet, and then I'll publish my annual list of all the booze books... Read more →


13 Spring Booze Books: Flowers, Flora, France, Gin, Mezcal, Sake, and More

A new crew of drink books is out for your reading and drinking pleasure. What follows is information from the publishers (not reviews) and links to Amazon for purchasing. The Art of Distilling, Revised and Expanded: An Enthusiast's Guide to the Artisan Distilling of Whiskey, Vodka, Gin and other Potent... Read more →


Almost All the Cocktail and Spirits Books Published in 2017 for Reading or Gifting

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.  Read more →