The Art of Mixing Reviewed by Honest Laura
We all know that ‘gin is in’, so when Fever Tree released their very first cocktail book early last month, The Art of Mixing, it was no surprise that gin connoisseurs and wannabe gin connoisseurs everywhere jumped at the chance to see what the mixer brand has to offer.
Created by leading bartenders around the world, this book features 125 classic and contemporary cocktail recipes, highlighting the best botanicals and of course, Fever Tree mixer to pair with each drink.
Not just focusing on gin, there are cocktails for everyone in this gorgeously designed hardback bible that not only gives you the ingredients and recipes necessary to make delicious cocktails at home, but also explains the partnerships and relationships between the different ingredients, which stunning pictures to illustrate.
Taking you on a journey through the equipment needed, techniques involved in making cocktails and the history behind the different flavours of Fever Tree mixer, you will also find instructions and tips on how to make your own garnishes at home, meaning you can go from cocktail novice to experienced professional in no time.
Obviously, this book is created by Fever Tree, so could easily be exposed to be a cheap marketing ploy to sell more Fever Tree tonic and mixers, but in reality, the book is a well thought out, perfectly curated recipe book where each and every tonic suggestion could be exchanged for a cheaper option to obtain similar results, however with the high quality of Fever Tree products, there is absolutely no need. With exciting and unique cocktails from bars around the world, you will learn to make everything from Pastel Brasserie and Bar’s Clover Club inspired Elminister cocktail to Ataula’s modern Moscow mule El Burro Catalan.
Perfect as a gift for your cocktail loving friends, or even yourself, Fever Tree – The Art of Mixing will undoubtedly be top of many people’s Christmas list this year. Buy on Amazon here Fever Tree – The Art of Mixing: Simple long drinks & cocktails from the world’s leading bars