"There are only 6 cocktails."
Cocktail Codex simplifies the complex cocktail universe, declaring that there are truly only six fundamental recipes at the root of them all: the Old-Fashioned, Martini, Daiquiri, Sidecar, Whisky Highball, and the Flip. By studying each of the six drinks, you’ll learn the mechanics of a particular style of cocktail and important lessons in technique and ingredients that elevate your cocktail game. From there, you can explore how to use these simple ideas to create new cocktails through tried and true tactics—a powerful and intuitive roadmap for anyone interested in creating their own unique drinks.
Awards for Cocktail Codex
- Winner, 2019 James Beard Foundation “Book of the Year”