Books and Publishing

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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Fifteenth Edition

“Have you seen the price your books are online and when is the next one out?” paraphrases the emails I’ve been receiving. And I have, as much as...

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Ten Drinks That Changed the World

Writer and bartender Seki Lynch explores celebrated spirits around the globe, from the likes of vodka and gin, to the lesser-known baijiu and shochu.

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Schofield’s Fine and Classic Cocktails

Daniel and Joe Schofield’s cocktail book is not just any collection of drinks.

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A Cognac Lover’s Guide to Classic Cocktails

Inspired by The Cordon Bleu Challenge, which started back in the early noughties when Michael Butt challenged bartenders to remake classic cocktails o...

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The Cocktail Bar: Notes for an Owner & Operator

There’s a lesson to be learned in reading The Cocktail Bar. Don’t be disillusioned by its size. This handy and practical guide delivers wise direction...

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The Dead Rabbit Mixology & Mayhem

Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry, founders of award-winning bar The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, alongside esteemed bar manager Jillian Vose, present th...

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The Cocktail Companion

Cheryl Charming has been collecting snippets of cocktail trivia for almost 40 years which has now birthed The Cocktail Companion, Cheryl’s latest tome...

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Shaken: Drinking with James Bond & Ian Fleming

Ian Fleming’s Bond novels feature a cocktail repertoire worthy of celebration - one which has sparked the creation of this cocktail book - Shaken: Dri...

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Meehan's Bartender Manual

Famous for PDT, that New York bar accessed via a phone booth within a hot dog joint, Jim Meehan is an acclaimed bartender with a profound understandin...

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All Beer Guide

One of the most simple and easy-to-read guides to what is often a needlessly opaque part of the market.

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Difford's Guide 365 Days of Cocktails

This book was inspired by the Cocktail Of The Day on this very website, which in turn resulted from a visit I (Simon Difford) made to Barcelona back i...

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The Dead Rabbit Drinks Manual

The cover proclaims secret recipes and barroom tales from two Belfast boys who conquered the cocktail world. The two Belfast boys in question are Sean...

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The Tequila Ambassador

Due to overwhelming demand from people disappointed that they missed an opportunity to buy a copy of The Tequila Ambassador by Tomas Estes we have pro...

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Classic Cocktails

For the home cocktail maker, Salvatore Calabrese’s Classic Cocktails is a very approachable easy to follow tome with 206 easy to follow cocktail recip...

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Beachbum Berry's Potions of the Carribbean

Jeff Berry spent five years working on Potions of the Caribbean: 500 Years of Tropical Drinks and the People Behind Them. He describes it as the most ...

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Brewed Awakening

A geeky guide to craft beer that is all about making what was once obscure accessible, and it's done through a scrap book-style page layout, with grap...

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Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All

Cookbook, project guide and barman's manifesto this is a compendium of more than 100 cocktail recipes, featuring traditional favourites as well as gem...

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American Bar

500 recipes are more than sufficient, intones Charles in his suitably Germanic introduction. What to do, what not to do, and what cardinal rules not t...