How to Booze

Exquisite Cocktails and Unsound Advice

By Jordan Kaye; Marshall Altier; Sam Owens (Illustrator)
(Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061963308, 190pp.)

Publication Date: May 2010

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There is a perfect drink for every situation. So what should you drink tonight? It depends . . .

Are you stalking your ex? Try a pisco sour.

Drowning out the ticking of your biological clock? A bee's knees will do.

Spoiling for a vicious brawl with your dearest loved ones? A tipperary helps you get there.

Sinking into debauchery underneath the mistletoe at your boss's holiday party? A presbyterian, what else?

How to Booze has all the answers on what to drink when. Armed with nearly one hundred iconic recipes, useful facts on technique and ingredients, and more than enough advice to get you into trouble, you will now know just the right drink for the occasionand how to prepare it like a professional.

About the Author
Jordan Kaye is a writer and lawyer with a life passion for moderate boozing. He lives with his wife, Jocelyn; their two children, Ellis and Gideon; and a sprawling collection of bottles and barware in Brooklyn, New York.

Marshall Altier is a bartender, a consultant, and a writer based in New York City and Hong Kong. He has been part of the opening teams of several well-known New York bars and his original creations have been featured in print in the New York Post's Page Six Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and New York magazine. He has also designed drink menus and food pairings for a variety of establishments and brands across the world.

Local historian and longtime resident Sam Owens has created this stunning pictorial history, sharing the town's storied past, which he has embraced and researched for years. Clinton will delight both long-time residents and newcomers alike, while becoming a cherished keepsake in Palmetto homes for generations to come.
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