Cocktails! Subtitled 50 Recipes that Celebrate the Craft of Mixing Drinks from Coast to Coast, The American Cocktail is a best-of selection of the modern mixologist’s art and science, featuring adventurous alcoholic concoctions secured from choice watering spots and star mixmasters across the USA. Exotic ingredients and calls for locally-produced liquor are par for the course, and it is all as much inspirational as to be literally followed to the last ounce of bacon-infused bourbon or ginger liqueur. Stringently curated by the editors of imbibe Magazine (home of Liquid Culture!), …Cocktail is lavishly illustrated, well-annotated with backstory, and well-reviewed by booze writers who ought to knowâdefinitely one for both bookshelf and behind the bar. Available at Amazon.