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  • Craft Gin Guide
    Craft Gin Guide
    ISBN: 9780995680357
    Publication date: 01/08/2019

    The craft gin craze rolls on with no signs of weakening. Small batch distillers and dedicated gin bars keep opening. There are now more than 300 in the UK and Ireland.

    The Craft Gin Guide pushes out the boundaries for gin guides by being an inspirational guide to all the best craft gins PLUS the best gin bars PLUS the best distilleries to visit and it's a practical guide to sourcing and buying with suppliers' addresses and websites.

    Many small gin distillers are not just producers but interesting places to visit for buying, for tasting and for learning about gin and this guide is stuffed with originally researched information on those most worth seeking out. They are often run by enterprising, independent-minded people who are fun to meet.

    Craft gin memo: true craft gin is made in batches in microdistilleries and uses a wide range of naturally occurring botanical flavourings - much more than the mainstream gin brands.

    Pages: 368
    Dimension: 210mm X 150mm
    Author: PETERSEN, DUNCAN
    Price: $29.99
  • Craft Spirits
    Craft Spirits
    ISBN: 9780241229682
    Publication date: 01/05/2016

    Want to mix drinks like a pro? Let Craft Spirits infuse your life with some mixology magic. Learn how to mix spirits from brandy to bourbon to create your own custom cocktails for every occasion. Craft distillers and micro distilleries are big news, and Craft Spirits catalogues more than 250 spirits including schnapps, mezcal, rum, gin, and absinthe (for the brave). This unique book explores a truly international range of craft spirits, including the names to watch and spirits to try. With an intoxicating mix of reference, photography and how-to information, Craft Spirits is the definitive guide to an exciting new mixology movement. Mix it up, infuse your own, and create new cocktails with Craft Spirits.

    Pages: 224
    Dimension: 240mm X 200mm
    Author: DORLING KINDERSLEY,GROSSMAN; ERIC;
    Price: $35.00
  • Cuban Cocktails 100 Classic and Modern Drinks
    Cuban Cocktails 100 Classic and Modern Drinks
    ISBN: 9781454917502
    Publication date: 01/02/2016

    From the celebrated Cuban bar Cienfuegos, owned by the co-owner of the award-winning Death & Co., dubbed America's Best Cocktail Bar, comes this spirited collection of 100 recipes that celebrate Cuba's rich cocktail history and culture. Featuring classics as well as modern craft concoctions, Cuban Cocktails offers more than just a gathering of recipes. It captures the tropical elegance and unfiltered energy of old Cuba, brimming with beautiful, evocative images of the drinks and the places where they came to life. Sidebars shed fascinating light on the country's legendary bars and nightclubs and the famous bartenders and entrepreneurs who ran them, while quotes and fun facts give a tantalizing taste of the once-forbidden Caribbean island.

    Pages: 256
    Author: DEROSSI, RAVI
    Price: $37.99
  • Curious Bartender An Odyssey of Malt Bourbon and Rye Whiskies
    Curious Bartender An Odyssey of Malt Bourbon and Rye Whiskies
    ISBN: 9781849755627
    Publication date: 01/12/2014

    An innovative, captivating tour of the finest whiskies the world has to offer, brought to you by bestselling author and whisky connoisseur Tristan Stephenson. Tristan explores the origins of whisky, from the extraordinary Chinese distillation pioneers well over 2,000 years ago to the discovery of the medicinal 'aqua vitae' (water of life), through to the emergence of what we know as whisky. Explore the magic of malting, the development of flavour and the astonishing barrel-ageing process as you learn about how whisky is made. In the main chapter, Tristan takes us on a journey through 60 distilleries around the world, exploring their remarkable quirks, unique techniques and flavours, featuring all new location photography from the Scottish Highlands to Tennessee. After that, you might choose to make the most of Tristan's bar skills with some inspirational whisky-based cocktails. This fascinating, comprehensive book is sure to appeal to whisky aficionados and novices alike.


    Pages: 288
    Dimension: 244mm X 199mm
    Author: STEPHENSON, TRISTAN
    Price: $45.00
  • Curious Bartender Volume 1
    Curious Bartender Volume 1
    ISBN: 9781788791540
    Publication date: 01/10/2019

    In this new small-format edition of Tristan Stephenson's original best-selling book, he explains the origins of the cocktail and showcases classic drinks alongside his own ingenious reinventions.



    A true master of his craft, in this book bartender, restaurateur, spirit consultant, brand owner and drinks author Tristan explores and experiments with the art of mixing the perfect cocktail, explaining the fascinating modern turns mixology has taken. Showcasing a selection of classic cocktails, he explains their intriguing origins, introducing the colourful historical characters who inspired or created them. Moving on, he reinvents each drink from his laboratory, adding contemporary twists to breathe fresh life into these vintage classics. Stay true to the originals with a Sazerac or a Rob Roy, or experiment with some of his modern variations to create a Green Fairy Sazerac topped with an absinthe `air' or an Insta-age Rob Roy with the `age' on the side. Also included is a reference section detailing all the techniques you will need, making this an essential anthology for the cocktail enthusiast.

    Pages: 208
    Dimension: 186mm X 123mm
    Author: STEPHENSON, TRISTAN
    Price: $24.99
  • Curious Bartender Volume II
    Curious Bartender Volume II
    ISBN: 9781849758932
    Publication date: 01/10/2018

    Tristan Stephenson is back to shake up the cocktail world once more, perfecting classic cocktails and offering his signature reinventions using his world-renowned mixology skills.

    "I found it hard to stay put while reading; I constantly wanted to leap up and strike out for a liquor store to test my new knowledge." Review of The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace, The Wall Street Journal.

    Tristan Stephenson is back to shake up the cocktail world once more, perfecting classic cocktails and offering his signature reinventions using his world-renowned mixology skills.

    The Curious Bartender Volume II: The New Testament of Cocktails is the sixth book by bestselling author and legendary bartender Tristan Stephenson.

    You’ll find 64 of the finest cocktails there have been, are, or will be: 32 perfected classics and 32 game-changing reinventions of classics. Tristan makes you discover tastebuds and talents you never knew you had. He’ll show you the tools of the trade, the techniques he swears by, and how to experiment to create your own cocktail sensations.

    Tristan’s done all the hard work for you, selflessly trying every drink known to man to uncover what partners perfectly. All you have to do is leaf through the pages of this—the holy grail of cocktail books.

    Pages: 208
    Dimension: 235mm X 190mm
    Author: STEPHENSON, TRISTAN
    Price: $39.99
  • Curious Bartenders Bourbon and Whiskey Road Trip
    Curious Bartenders Bourbon and Whiskey Road Trip
    ISBN: 9781788791595
    Publication date: 01/10/2019

    Buckle up and join bestselling author and whiskey connoisseur Tristan Stephenson on a Stateside tour and learn all there is to know about the finest whiskey and bourbon America has to offer.



    Whiskey in America is a regional product that has evolved in different ways and at a differing pace depending on where you go. Tristan Stephenson's road trip enabled him to visit 50 unique distilleries, from long-established makers in the states that are the spiritual home of the industry - Kentucky and Tennessee - to newer craft-distillers in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and even California and Texas. In his own unique style, which is both fiercely entertaining and meticulously well-researched, Tristan weaves together the full and fascinating story of American whiskey, from its history and production methods to the origins of iconic cocktails still enjoyed in bars around the world today.

    Pages: 208
    Dimension: 235mm X 190mm
    Author: STEPHENSON, TRISTAN
    Price: $45.00
  • Curious Bartenders Gin Palace
    Curious Bartenders Gin Palace
    ISBN: 9781849757010
    Publication date: 01/05/2016

    An innovative, captivating tour of the finest gins and distilleries the world has to offer, brought to you by bestsellingauthor and gin connoisseur Tristan Stephenson.The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace is the follow-up to master mixologist Tristan Stephenson's hugely successfulbooks, The Curious Bartender and The Curious Bartender: An Odyssey of Malt, Bourbon & Rye Whiskies.Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine'genever' to gin's commercialization and the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London, through to itspartnership with tonic water - creating the most palatable and enjoyable anti-malarial medication - to the golden agethat it is now experiencing. In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries are cropping up allover the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. InThe Curious Bartender: Gin Palace, you'll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the ginproduction process and the science of flavour before taking a tour through the most exciting distilleries and gins theworld has to offer. Finally, put Tristan's mixology skills into practice with a dozen spectacular cocktails including aPurl, a Rickey and a Fruit Cup.

    Pages: 208
    Dimension: 235mm X 190mm
    Author: STEPHENSON, TRISTAN
    Price: $39.99
  • Curious Bartenders Guide to Gin
    Curious Bartenders Guide to Gin
    ISBN: 9781788790390
    Publication date: 01/10/2018

    Join the gin craze with this captivating introduction to the world of gin, plus recipes for perfect gin cocktails, brought to you by award-winning bartender and bestselling author Tristan Stephenson.

    "I found it hard to stay put while reading; I constantly wanted to leap up and strike out for a liquor store to test my new knowledge." Review of The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace, The Wall Street Journal.

    Join the gin craze with this captivating introduction to the world of gin, plus recipes for perfect gin cocktails, brought to you by award-winning bartender and bestselling author Tristan Stephenson.

    Discover the extraordinary journey that gin has taken, from its origins in the Middle Ages as the herbal medicine “genever” to gin’s commercialization. From the dark days of the Gin Craze in mid 18th Century London to the golden age that it is now experiencing.

    In the last few years, hundreds of distilleries and micro-distilleries have cropped up all over the world, producing superb craft products infused with remarkable new blends of botanicals. In this book, you’ll be at the cutting-edge of the most exciting developments, uncovering the alchemy of the gin production process, and the science. Follow Tristan's expertly honed recipes to enjoy a Classic Martini, Negroni, Gimlet, Aviation, Martinez and Singapore Sling at home.

    Pages: 208
    Dimension: 186mm X 123mm
    Author: STEPHENSON, TRISTAN
    Price: $19.99
  • Curious Bartenders Home Bar Kit (Book Recipe Cards and Jigger)
    Curious Bartenders Home Bar Kit (Book Recipe Cards and Jigger)
    ISBN: 9781849758970
    Publication date: 01/01/2018

    Preparing a first-class cocktail relies upon a deep understanding of its ingredients and the delicate alchemy of how they work together. Nobody understands this better than Tristan Stephenson – drinks industry consultant, bar owner, restaurateur and author of five books on the subject of drinks and drinking. Here he offers expert advice on the fundamentals of home mixology and explains the practical cocktail-making techniques that every keen home barman should master, from how to build a drink in a glass to preparing a variety of garnishes.

    Tristan showcases a selection of classic and modern cocktails on a deck of 4-colour laminated recipe cards included in the pack. The intriguing origin of each drink is explained and the colourful historical characters who inspired or created them are introduced. Recipes include drinks with gin, rum, tequila, whiskey and brandy bases and you'll find familiar classics such as the Manhattan, Negroni and Martini, discover lesser known vintage gems including the Martinez and Aviation and how to perfect modern favourites, the Espresso Martini and Mojito. Also included is a cocktail jigger – the essential piece of cocktail-making kit for any enthusiast.

    Pages: 64
    Dimension: 140mm X 140mm
    Author: STEPHENSON, TRISTAN
    Price: $27.99
  • Dead Distillers A History of the Upstarts and Outlaws Who Made American Spirits
    Dead Distillers A History of the Upstarts and Outlaws Who Made American Spirits
    ISBN: 9781419720215
    Publication date: 01/06/2016

    Exhuming the stories of the notable and not-so-famous figures who distilled the American spirit, the founders of Kings County Distillery now offer a rich history of whiskey, moonshine and other spirits. The book presents 50 entertainingand sometimes morbidmicrobiographies of figures from distillings bygone days, including farmers, scientists, oligarchs, criminals and the occasional US president. The book also features sidebars, graphics, and photos, such as relevant family trees, walking-tour maps, and noteworthy, vintage newspaper clippings. A visually and textually rich volume from the authors of The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining, The Kings County Guide to Dead Distillers is a spirited portrait of the unusual and storied past of forgotten drunkenness.

    Pages: 224
    Dimension: 228mm X 152mm
    Author: SPOELMAN, COLIN
    Price: $35.00
  • Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual
    Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual
    ISBN: 9780544373204
    Publication date: 01/11/2018


    Author: MULDOON, MCGARRY, SCHAFFER
    Price: $49.99
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