Best Cocktails & Mixed Drinks Books

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1. The Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails (Cocktail Book, Bartender Book, Mixology Book, Mixed Drinks Recipe Book)

Author: by Mittie Hellmich
Chronicle Books
English
476 pages

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The Ultimate Bar Book The bartender’s bibleJames Beard nominee for Best Wine and Spirit BookThe cocktail book for your home: The Ultimate Bar Book is an indispensable guide to classic cocktails and new drink recipes. Loaded with essential-to-know topics such as barware, tools, and mixing tips.

Classic cocktails and new drinks: As the mistress of mixology, the author Mittie Hellmich has the classics down for the Martini, the Bloody Maryand the many variations such as the Dirty Martini and the Virgin Mary. And then there are all the creative new elixirs the author brings to the table, like the Tasmanian Twister Cocktail or the Citron Sparkler.

Illustrated secrets of classic cocktails and more: Illustrations show precisely what type of glass should be used for each drink. With dozens of recipes for garnishes, rims, infusions, and syrups; punches, gelatin shooters, hot drinks, and non-alcoholic beverages; and let’s not forget an essential selection of hangover remedies, The Ultimate Bar Book is nothing short of top-shelf.


2. Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions

Author: by Alex Day
Ten Speed Press
English
320 pages

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From the authors of the bestselling and genre-defining cocktail book Death & Co, Cocktail Codex is a comprehensive primer on the craft of mixing drinks that employs the authors’ unique root cocktails approach to give drink-makers of every level the tools to understand, execute, and improvise both classic and original cocktails.

JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER WINNER OF THE TALES OF THE COCKTAIL SPIRITED AWARD FOR BEST NEW COCKTAIL OR BARTENDING BOOK NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE There are only six cocktails. So say Alex Day, Nick Fauchald, and David Kaplan, the visionaries behind the seminal craft cocktail bar Death & Co.

In Cocktail Codex, these experts reveal for the first time their surprisingly simple approach to mastering cocktails: the root recipes, six easily identifiable (and memorizable! Templates that encompass all cocktails: the old-fashioned, martini, daiquiri, sidecar, whisky highball, and flip. Once you understand the hows and whys of each family, you’ll understand why some cocktails work and others don’t, when to shake and when to stir, what you can omit and what you can substitute when you’re missing ingredients, why you like the drinks you do, and what sorts of drinks you should turn toor inventif you want to try something new.


3. Smuggler's Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki

Author: by Martin Cate
Ten Speed Press
English
352 pages

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Martin and Rebecca Cate, founders and owners of Smuggler’s Cove (the most acclaimed tiki bar of the modern era) take you on a colorful journey into the lore and legend of tiki: its birth as an escapist fantasy for Depression-era Americans; how exotic cocktails were invented, stolen, and re-invented; Hollywood starlets and scandals; and tiki’s modern-day revival, in this James Beard Award-winning cocktail book.

Featuring more than 100 delicious recipes (original and historic), plus a groundbreaking new approach to understanding rum, Smuggler’s Cove is the magnum opus of the contemporary tiki renaissance. Whether you’re looking for a new favorite cocktail, tips on how to trick out your home tiki grotto, help stocking your bar with great rums, or inspiration for your next tiki party, Smuggler’s Cove has everything you need to transform your world into a Polynesian Pop fantasia.

Make yourself a Mai Tai, put your favorite exotica record on the hi-fi, and prepare to lose yourself in the fantastical world of tiki, one of the most alluringand often misunderstoodmovements in American cultural history.


4. Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails

Author: by David Kaplan
Ten Speed Press
English
320 pages

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The definitive guide to the contemporary craft cocktail movement, from one of the highest-profile, most critically lauded, and influential bars in the world. Death & Co is the most important, influential, and oft-imitated bar to emerge from the contemporary craft cocktail movement.

Since its opening in 2006, Death & Co has been a must-visit destination for serious drinkers and cocktail enthusiasts, and the winner of every major industry awardincluding America’s Best Cocktail Bar and Best Cocktail Menu at the Tales of the Cocktail convention.

Boasting a supremely talented and creative bar staffthe best in the industryDeath & Co is also the birthplace of some of the modern era’s most iconic drinks, such as the Oaxaca Old-Fashioned, Naked and Famous, and the Conference. Destined to become a definitive reference on craft cocktails, Death & Co features more than 500 of the bar’s most innovative and sought-after cocktails.

But more than just a collection of recipes, Death & Co is also a complete cocktail education, with information on the theory and philosophy of drink making, a complete guide to buying and using spirits, and step-by-step instructions for mastering key bartending techniques.


5. The Art of Mixology: Classic Cocktails and Curious Concoctions

Author: by Parragon Books
English
192 pages
1680524100

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Become your own bartender and create new, delicious concoctions at home with this collection of artisan cocktail recipes. In addition to craft drinks and techniques, this book also covers traditional mixology methods and features classic cocktails that never go out of styles, such as the Mai Tai, Marilyn Monroe, and Zombie.

Are you craving a cocktail but not the alcohol? Try your hand at making mock-tails with recipes for the Ginger Fizz, Long Boat, Sober Sunday, or Cranberry Energizer. Let the cocktail hour commence with more than 200 recipes to choose from!

CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY RECIPES: The best of traditional and contemporary mixology for all occasions. For a romantic dinner, special celebration, holidays, entertaining and more, there is a perfect, well-loved drink for every get-together ACCOMMODATES ALL LEVELS: This ultimate cocktail recipe book is made for beginners, experts, and everyone in between, featuring non-alcoholic drink recipes or mix drinks with alcohol favorites including whiskey, vodka, gin, rum, brandy, and bubbles ANY OCCASION: Whether it’s creating a cocktail hour martini or fixing a Brandy Alexander nightcap, this is the stylish guide to exclusive drinking that will capture the beautiful cocktail artistry for all drink enthusiasts EASY AND SIMPLE: Includes a beginner bartenders guide to cocktails and a stunning anthology of cocktail recipes for novice to experienced bartenders to make at home as well as beautiful photographs MAKES A GREAT GIFT: Makes a great gift for a birthday, holiday, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and more.


6. Juicing for Beginners: The Essential Guide to Juicing Recipes and Juicing for Weight Loss

Author: by Rockridge Press
English

198 pages
162315216X

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The bestselling beginner’s guide to dropping pounds, not nutrients. Losing weight is not just about looking goodit’s about feeling good, too. Juicing for Beginners is the go-to guide to lose weight and enrich your body with essential vitamins and minerals.

Learn the ins and outs of detoxes, cleanses, and how to start juicing. With fresh new recipes and profiles on the revitalizing properties of key fruits and veggies, this book invites you to drink in good health. Juicing for Beginners includes: Juicing 101Learn why juicing is good for you, the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, plus practical tips on choosing a juicer.

100 Restorative RecipesTake a sip of delicious fruit, vegetable, and green-based juices, and so much more. Diet RIGHTGet smart about which juicing plan works best for your lifestyle and weight loss goals. Wake up with Green Good Morning Juice or treat yourself to Cool Cilantro Coconut Juice just because.

Whatever your juicing style is, this book helps you get lean and feel good.


7. Booze & Vinyl: A Spirited Guide to Great Music and Mixed Drinks

Author: by André Darlington
Running Press Adult
English
224 pages

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The ultimate listening party guide, Booze and Vinyl shows you how to set the mood for 70 great records from the 1950s through the 2000s. From modern craft cocktails to old standbys, prepare to shake, stir, and just plain pour your way through some of the best wax ever pressed.

Wickedly designed and featuring photography throughout, Booze & Vinyl is organized by mood, from Rock to Chill, Dance, and Seduce. Each entry has liner notes that underscore the album’s musical highlights and accompanying “Side A” and “Side B” cocktail recipes that complement the music’s mood, imagery in the lyrics, or connect the drink to the artist.

This is your guide to a rich listening session for one, two, or more. Among the 70 featured albums are: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club, Purple Rain, Sticky Fingers, Born To Run, License to Ill, Appetite for Destruction, Thriller, Like a Virgin, Low End Theory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, Hotel California, Buena Vista Social Club, Back to Black, Pet Sounds, Vampire Weekend, and many more.


8. Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

Author: by Dave Arnold
English
416 pages
0393089037

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Winner of the 2015 James Beard Award for Best Beverage Book and the 2015 IACP Jane Grigson Award. A revolutionary approach to making better-looking, better-tasting drinks. In Dave Arnold’s world, the shape of an ice cube, the sugars and acids in an apple, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, tested, and tweaked.

With Liquid Intelligence, the creative force at work in Booker & Dax, New York City’s high-tech bar, brings readers behind the counter and into the lab. There, Arnold and his collaborators investigate temperature, carbonation, sugar concentration, and acidity in search of ways to enhance classic cocktails and invent new ones that revolutionize your expectations about what a drink can look and taste like.

Years of rigorous experimentation and studybotched attempts and inspired solutionshave yielded the recipes and techniques found in these pages. Featuring more than 120 recipes and nearly 450 color photographs, Liquid Intelligence begins with the simplehow ice forms and how to make crystal-clear cubes in your own freezerand then progresses into advanced techniques like clarifying cloudy lime juice with enzymes, nitro-muddling fresh basil to prevent browning, and infusing vodka with coffee, orange, or peppercorns.


9. The Essential Bar Book for Home Mixologists: Tools, Techniques, and Spirits to Master Cocktails

Author: by Amy Traynor
English
188 pages
1646117158

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A master class in essential home mixologyBring the party to your pad by setting up a well-stocked home bar. The Essential Bar Book covers the key ingredients, tools, techniques, and glassware you’ll need to become a master mixologist in the comfort of your own space, with none of the cocktail clutter.

This indispensable bar book gives you only what you need to start mixing up mind-blowing drinks like the island-inspired Mai Tai and the classy French 75 in a snap. And with party-planning tips and easy ways to batch cocktails, you’ll be able to put your new libation creation skills to use and host parties like a pro.Cheers!

The Essential Bar Book features: 70 Classic and creative recipesDiscover dozens of cocktails (and mocktails) sorted by liquor type to build your bar with your favorites like gin, rum, tequila, vodka, and whiskey. Bar noneLearn the important tools, techniques, and ingredients you’ll need to create a fully stocked home bar, and some home bartender hacks to help make do in a pinch.

10. The Home Bartender, Second Edition: 175+ Cocktails Made with 4 Ingredients or Less (Cocktail Book, Easy Simple Recipes, Mixology, Bartending Tricks and Recipes)

Author: by Shane Carley
Cider Mill Press
English
368 pages

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Quick and easy classic cocktails for the busy home mixologistmade with only four ingredients or less! Fully updated and revised edition! Quick and easy cocktails for the busy home mixologiststill made with only four ingredients or less! No need for an expensive, extensive home liquor cabinetShane Carley reminds us in this expanded edition of his popular Home Bartender that a few quality ingredients, along with his carefully selected collection of recipes, are all you need!

11. The Negroni: A Love Affair with a Classic Cocktail

Author: by Matt Hranek
Artisan (June 1, 2021)
English

160 pages

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A CENTURY AGO THE COCKTAIL ACHIEVED PERFECTION when, according to legend, Count Camillo Negroni asked his bartender in Florence to stiffen an Americano by replacing the soda water with gin. The world never looked back. With its cosmically simple 1:1:1 ratio, its balance of bitter and sweet, its pleasant kick, its aura of sophistication, the Negroni has bewitched cocktail lovers ever since.

Perhaps none more so than Matt Hranek, who intones this love song to his favorite drink and offers a curated collection of recipes, both the classic and dozens of variations, deviations, and delicious reinterpretations.

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Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

Author: by Tim Federle
Running Press Adult
English
160 pages

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Pour yourself a drink and brush up on your literary knowledge with this clever guidebook that pairs cherished novels with both classic and cutting-edge cocktails.No B.A. In English required! From barflies to book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the world’s bestselling cocktail book for the literary obsessed.

Featuring sixty-five delicious drink recipes paired with wry commentary on history’s most beloved novels, Tequila Mockingbird also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout. Drinks include: The Pitcher of Dorian Grey GooseThe Last of the MojitosLove in the Time of KahluaRomeo and JulepA Rum of One’s OwnAre You There, God?

It’s Me, MargaritaVermouth the Bell Tollsand more! 2013 Goodreads Choice Award (Food & Cookbooks)Entertainment Weekly Great Gifts for Book LoversBookPage Best of 2013Clue on Jeopardy

13. DĂĽngeonmeister: 75 Epic RPG Cocktail Recipes to Shake Up Your Campaign (The Ultimate RPG Guide Series)

Author: by Jef Aldrich
English
160 pages
1507214650

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Celebrate your campaigns and conquests with these 75 fun, RPG-inspired cocktail recipes your whole gaming group will love! Make your next gaming adventure even more fun with this collection of 75 RPG-inspired cocktails! Featuring fantasy-themed libations from the boozy Dragon the Beach and a Potion of Strength to a sneaky Stealth Check shot and a Never Split the Party Punch, you’ll keep spirits high and your friends happy during your next dungeon-crawling tabletop adventure.

Complete with easy-to-follow, accessible instructions, Dngeonmeister also includes funny jokes and hilarious asides that will take your campaign (or your next gathering) to the next level!

14. Bartender'S Guide To Cocktails (Quick Study Home)

Author: by Inc. BarCharts
QuickStudy
English
6 pages

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Party or relax with some favorites. At a bar, relaxing at home or at a party, enjoy this spillproof, quick-and-easy modern drink guide.

15. The Japanese Art of the Cocktail

Author: by Masahiro Urushido
English
288 pages
0358362024

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The first cocktail book from the award-winning mixologist Masahiro Urushido of Katana Kitten in New York City, on the craft of Japanese cocktail making Katana Kitten, one of the world’s most prominent and acclaimed Japanese cocktail bars, was opened in 2018 by highly-respected and award-winning mixologist Masahiro Urushido.

Just one year later, the bar won 2019 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award for Best New American Cocktail Bar. Before Katana Kitten, Urushido honed his craft over several years behind the bar of award-winning eatery Saxon+Parole. In The Japanese Art of the Cocktail, Urushido shares his immense knowledge of Japanese cocktails with eighty recipes that best exemplify Japan’s contribution to the cocktail scene, both from his own bar and from Japanese mixologists worldwide.

Urushido delves into what exactly constitutes the Japanese approach to cocktails, and demystifies the techniques that have been handed down over generations, all captured in stunning photography.