1.THE ART & CRAFT OF COFFEE COCKTAILS (Ryland Peters & Small, 2018, 208 pages, ISBN 978-1-78879-043-7 $19.95 USD hardbound) is by Jason Clark,an itinerant bartender (and coffee lover) for many years. Here he gives us over 75 preps for mixing coffee and liquor. He has notes on selecting coffees, brewing coffee for cocktails, extractions by espresso or cold brew or French press. He's also got some good notes on how to maximize pod coffee usage. He divides his cocktails up into shake, hot, built, stirred and thrown, and blended. Excellent photographs of single purpose beverage glasses and cups. Preparations have their ingredients listed in both metric and avoirdupois measurements.
Audience and level of use: bartenders, coffee lovers
Some interesting or unusual recipes/facts: tiramisu ice cream; chocolate coffee ganache;
cinnamon toast crunch white Russian; B52 hot shot; Mexican blazer; caffeine carnival; cafe negroni; coffee bourbon float; super stout.
The downside to this book: I really really wanted more preps!
The upside to this book: there's a concluding section on homemade coffee products such as coffee syrup, coffee liqueur, coffee ice, coffee soda, coffee foam, and others.
Quality/Price Rating: 92.