To Try Before You Die
BROUGHT TOGETHER in one guide are the author’s take on the top 1O1 cocktails to try while you’re still alive. These range from the classics such as the Old Fashioned, Manhattan and Vesper, to the less-well-known Scofflaw, Irish Mermaid and Bramble. This book takes readers on a tour through history’s most famous and infamous cocktails. Each entry comes with a detailed background, anecdotes and a list of ingredients, as well as retellings of cocktail myths and legends. Author Francois Monti is a Madrid-based journalist specializing in drinks and cocktails. He is the author of a number of books, including Prohibitions, and writes the blog Bottoms Up.
published by Cassell, $12.99