Let’s start with the obvious; this book looks absolutely gorgeous!
But not only is it beautiful, it’s also full of elegantly illustrated cocktail recipes, most of them very easy to recreate at home. Regarding Cocktails by Sasha Petraske and Georgette Moger-Petraske must be one of the best, if not THE best new cocktail book of 2016.
The late Sasha Petraske opened legendary bar “Milk & Honey” in New York back in 1999. The bar very quickly became famous for its high quality cocktails, and somehow quality is what we would say is also defining the book.
Now, there’s not a single photograph in the book, instead each cocktail is illustrated with differently colored small shapes. Together with the book a separate legend is attached (also handy to use as a bookmark). This adds an almost scientific feel to the recipes and their ingredients, and we like it a lot.