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How to Write a Cocktail Book with Pippa Guy & Jason Clark


So I have one question for you before I begin: Are you Team Bach or Team Coward?  Bach said: “Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of a goat.” While Noel Coward asked, “Why do I drink champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone?” So how do you wake up in the morning?

Sponsored by Tanqueray Gin, I was joined at the final Lush Life Book Club at Oriole bar in London by Pippa Guy, the Brand Ambassador of Tanqueray Gin, and Jason Clark, Brand Ambassador of Talisker whisky.  Both former guests on this very podcast reveal their secrets to writing a cocktail book.

Pippa’s book “Let’s Get Fizzical” is an inspiring mix of classic cocktail recipes such as bellinis and mimosas and offers tips, tricks, presentation ideas, and technical know-how to make your cocktails as sensational for the eye as they are for the palate.

Jason recently designed and launched his first cocktail book “The Art & Craft of Coffee Cocktails” to inspire bartenders to care more about coffee & baristas to get more creative with coffee mixology.

If you want to hear how this got where they did, you’ll have to catch up on Lush Life – Jason’s episode is #104 – How to love the things you hated as a child, and Pippa’s is #171 How to Make History

We have one coffee cocktail and one fizzy cocktail as our cocktails of the week. Below is the coffee cocktail, for the fizzy one, you’ll have to listen to the episode!

Our Cocktail of the Week: The Clash of the Stag

Clash of the Stag
Learn to craft the Clash of the Stag cocktail, a remarkable blend featuring Talisker whisky, herbal liqueur, and citrus notes. This recipe is from The Art & Craft of Coffee Cocktails by Jason Clark.
The Clash of the Stag

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