If you love cocktails and revere mixologists but don't always want to go out to enjoy your libations, you should thank your lucky stars that the editors at Imbibe
have put together The American Cocktail: 50 Recipes That Celebrate the Craft of Mixing Drinks From Coast to Coast
. From fresh takes on classics to completely new creations, this recipe collection will keep cocktail aficianados busy recreating drinks by mixologists from across the country.
The American Cocktail comes to us from the editors of Imbibe magazine, and it often combines the unpretentiousness of See Mix Drink, the swank adventurism of PDT, and the photographic beauty of Bitters.
—Slate Magazine, slate.com
It's about time someone wrote a cocktail book that was geared towards both bartenders and serious cocktail aficionados and that home entertainers could relate to. Here you'll find fifty recipes that bartenders across the country have contributed--classic cocktails and modern twists on drinks your grandparents probably once enjoyed. Along with the recipes, there's a small peek into the history behind each.
—The Kitchn, thekitchn.com
About the Author
From wine, spirits and beer to coffee and tea, Imbibe
celebrates the world in a glass. On the website (imbibemagazine.com) and in every issue of the award-winning magazine, Imbibe features the world's top drink destinations, recipes and in-depth stories exploring the fascinating people, places and flavors of liquid culture.
Sheri Giblin is a San Francisco-based photographer.