The art of the cocktail: Cocktails with an artistic twist (hardback)

The art of the cocktail: Cocktails with an artistic twist (hardback)


Discover 50 cocktails inspired by famous artists, their art and their favourite tipples. Shake up delicious art-inspired drinks. 

Artists have long been known to enjoy the nightlife, from the absinthe-fuelled Pablo Pisco Sour to the verdant Henry Mojito, discover evocative cocktails that will transport you straight to Toulouse-Lautrec's Moulin Rouge, Frida Kahlo's favourite cantina, or one of Salvador Dalì's surrealist dinner parties.

Filled with art anecdotes and colourful tales, this is both a whistle-stop tour through art history and an exciting way to wet your whistle. Original, colourful and bright illustrations accompany classic cocktails and modern concoctions, each tied to a particular artist's story.

Cocktails include the: Dalì Wallbanger, Klein Blue Moon, Whamm! Bamm! Pow!, Picasso Sour, Frida Kahlúa, René Margarita and the Hirst-inspired Shark Bite

Hamish Anderson is a sommelier, drinks writer and CEO of Tate Catering. He has curated Tate's cellars for over ten years and developed a strong reputation in his own right as one of the leading writers and commentators on wine. He contributes to a range of publications and his recommendations in the Saturday Telegraph Magazine inspire many thousands of readers every week.

  • Size 21.6 x 15.5 cm
  • Page count 128 printed pages
  • Format Hardback
  • Publisher Octopus
  • ISBN 9781781576564
  • Authors Hamish Anderson
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