Peter Joseph tears the bed sheets off a most neglected class of entertainment, that of the bibulous brunch. Peter approaches his subject with the sense and sensibility of a scholar and the astute consideration of a seasoned son of Bacchus! Any revelation of a new cocktail opportunity ought to be met with a Pulitzer nomination, if not one from Dr. Nobel—speech, Mr. Joseph, speech!
(Ted Haigh, author of Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails)Beautifully illustrated and thoughtfully put together, Boozy Brunch is a refreshing quaff, indeed.
(Gary Regan, author of The Joy of Mixology)This is an erudite, entertaining and encyclopedic tour through boozy breakfasts and brunches, written with great charm and chastening knowledge of cocktails, sprinkled with humorous quotations and excellent photography that will appeal to even the glassiest-eyed pre-noon imbiber.
(Milton Crawford, author of The Hungover Cookbook)It’s great to have a new take on brunch drinks, and Joseph includes plenty of recipes for the novice as well as more elaborate and original cocktails. Anyone interested in including alcoholic beverages in daytime entertaining will appreciate this book.
)Given the range of recipes here, hosts and guests alike will be happily measuring out mornings and afternoons with coffee spoons and cocktail stirrers.
)Moving beyond Blood Marys and Irish coffee, a new book turns the weekend's daytime drinking tradition into an art form.
)The book is written in a jaunty style that doesn’t entirely take itself seriously, mixing up quips, scoops of information, trivia, recipes and quite a few laughs into the book equivalent of a cocktail shaker before giving it a damn good shake.
)Drinking before the evening doesn't make one a drunk if you show the right tastes. "Boozy Brunch: The Quintessential Guide to Daytime Drinking" is a bartending guide from Peter Joseph as he presents a daytime array of alcoholic beverages one can create for a bit of classy daytime drinking, bringing variations into coffee and tea, in addition to fruit and vegetable mixes as well. "Boozy Brunch" is a strong addition to any cookbook or general bartending collection.
(Midwest Book Review
)Peter Joseph's Boozy Brunch is the weekend companion you've been dreaming of. Whether your tastes run toward a Champagne cocktail, a Bartender's Breakfast, or a Salty Dog, you'll find the right match for your kind of Sunday morning.
(Beth Fish Reads Blog
)Joseph has concocted over 100 new recipes that are sure to jolt you awake in the morning.
)Drinking before the evening doesn't make one a drunk if you show the right tastes. Boozy Brunch: The Quintessential Guide to Daytime Drinking is a bartending guide from Peter Joseph, [who] presents a[n] array of alcoholic beverages one can create for a bit of classy daytime drinking, bringing variations . . . to coffee and tea in addition to fruit and vegetable mixes. . . . Boozy Brunch is a strong addition to any cookbook or general bartending collection.
(Midwest Book Review
)Classic and contemporary cocktail recipes for breakfast parties in a pretty and colorful hardcover. Joseph suggests food pairings, provides drink histories, and sprinkles cocktail quotes like sugar on the rim.
(Booklist, Starred Review
)[T]he perfect gift for the lush who has everything.
(Las Vegas Weekly
)Great for new twists on old cocktails and also the classic oldies, but always goodies. . . . I’m also now prepared to drink more than a mimosa before noon.
About the Author
Peter Joseph has written about cocktails and pop culture for Flavorwire, Lost Magazine, and Popmatters. In between brunches, he is an editor in New York. He lives in Brooklyn.
Salma Khalil was born in Alexandria, Egypt and received her MFA in Photography at the Pratt Institute in New York. She has shown her work around the US, including at The Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado, Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, Studio Gallery in Washington, DC, and Umbrella Arts and PS122 Gallery in New York City. Learn more at www.salmatkhalil.com.