Take a sip of your favorite boozy beverages from California to the Carolinas—with fun, modern twists that take heritage drinks to a new level. With 50 recipes for re-vamped signature drinks from the five regions of the United States, The American Cocktail invites you to travel the states with free range (and a little buzz)!
Taste the comfort coffee (spiked with bourbon) from New York, or get a sharp taste of the Southwest with the Prickly Ricky, made with prickly pear and tequila. Whether you crave fresh lavender and lemon in the California Bubble Bath or the nostalgic sweetness of the Comfortably Old Fashioned from New Orleans, The American Cocktail will show you how—and where—it's made the best.
Learn how cocktails were invented and where the ingredients originated, try new slants on old-fashioned drinks, and test the tried-and-true methods for mixing up the ultimate cocktails. The American Cocktail is your guide to experiencing the diverse ingredients and bountiful flavors the country has to offer.