Fantastic Alcohol Facts, Cocktail Culture, and More
“A wealth of knowledge and experiences from virtually every corner of cocktail culture.”— T.A., Author of Breaux Absinthe: The Exquisite Elixir
#1 Bestseller in Alcoholic Drinks & Beverages
Peruse the interesting histories and lore of alcohol as you fill your cocktail glass and sip a drink—hand-made by you—using one of the many artisanal yet simple recipes inside. Learn fun alcohol facts and tidbits you’ll bring with you everywhere you go.
Learn, Concoct, and Be Merry. Are you brand new to alcohol and don’t know where to start? Are you more experienced but looking for something that gives context to the art of mixology? Books with nothing but recipes get stale fast, but this bartender bible is a cocktail codex, combining all the facets of alcohol and classic cocktails—recipes, traditions, stories, and more—so you’ll always find something interesting within.
Step into yesteryear and peer at the history of classic cocktails through the lens of those who have created and loved mixed drinks throughout time. Alcohol’s culture is a storied saga full of lore, anecdotes, and experiences. Author Cheryl Charming gathers information from almost every corner of the drinking world and brings it all together in one fun, easy to read, and informative love letter to the heritage of the drinks we all love today.
Inside The Cocktail Companion, you’ll find:
- 25 recipes for basic bar drinks and classic cocktails everyone should know, like the Manhattan
- Advice from your favorite bartender on everything alcohol—facts like what makes the perfect ice cube, bar tool essentials, and the best places to get specialty drinks or artisanal bitters
- Cultural anecdotes, myths, and stories about drinks, their origins, and their rise to popularity
If you liked Liquid Intelligence, The Drunken Botanist, or Death & Co, you’ll love The Cocktail Companion.