Skip to content

A Gentleman’s Guide

With 150 drink recipes and illustrations, The Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails is a must for every booze enthusiast.


imageWe admit it, the reto-styled artwork of this bar book got our attention before we even checked out the first recipe. It is a visual stunner thanks to the work of commercial artist Jack Hughes. Once we got past the illustrations we discovered a book packed with incredible drink recipes from classics to the avant garde. Here’s more:

A Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails: A definitive catalog of the most suave cocktails. To shake or stir? Muddle or mix? The Gentleman’s Guide to Cocktails answers all of these questions and more. It’s the ultimate guide for the cocktail barman.

Alfred Tong teaches you how to mix a margarita with mojo, a gimlet with grace, and a piña colada that packs a punch. With more than 150 cocktail recipes—personally selected by Alfred for their coolness factor and retro quality—it covers classics like the Bloody Mary, fizzes, fogmatics, and alcoholic teas. Illustrated with sophisticated drawings by Jack Hughes, this book will turn the wannabe barman into the perfect cocktail party host.

Pick up a copy at Amazon.