The Art of Vintage Cocktails by Stephanie Rosenbaum and Danielle Kroll not only includes a few pointers as to how to enjoy some of the twentieth-century's finest cocktail creations, the book's beautiful illustrations are also worth studying in their own right.
The book is organised chronologically, taking you through over 50 cocktails dating from the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Stephanie Rosenbaum takes you through the history and lore of each drink, from the Mint Julep to the Pisco Sour, as well as providing that all important recipe. Meanwhile, Danielle Kroll's pitch perfect retro illustrations – there are some examples below – provide the glamour.
Available as a hardback for only £9.80, this looks like a book no serious vintage drinker should be without.
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