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The Cocktail Guy
The Cocktail Guy

The Cocktail Guy

Infusions, Distillations and Innovative Combinations


176 Pages, 7.5 x 9.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $23.95 (US $23.95) (CA $31.95)

Publication Date: April 2018

ISBN 9781911216148

Rights: US & CA

Pavilion Books Group (Apr 2018)

Price: $23.95


Rich Woods's signature style and cutting-edge cocktails combine to make him one of the world's most exciting bartenders

At the forefront of the mixology revolution, Rich has been garnering fans and accolades through his creative reinventions of classic cocktails and exciting new drinks, all served with his signature innovative flair. In this, his first book, Rich unlocks the secrets of making creative cocktails at home, from mastering classic techniques, to flavoring alcohol through simple infusions and more complex distillations and making your own home-made bitters from herbs, spices, fruits, and roots. At the center of Rich's creative process is an understanding and exploration of flavor; from the way it unravels on the palate to new and unique combinations that are designed to surprise and delight. Including 70 drink recipes, and key information on tools and techniques and infusing and distilling to imbue your drinks with maximum flavor, this is the ultimate guide to modern cocktailing for the home bartender.


"[a] fun and clever cocktail book."—Publishers Weekly

"a fun and entertaining look at how you can take simple ingredients and create cocktail parts that equal a stunning drink." —The Mountain Eagle & Schoharie News 

Author Biography

Rich Woods's signature style and cutting-edge cocktails combine to make him one of the world's most exciting bartenders. As Global Head of Drink Development for Orange Brands Management, Rich oversees the development of ever-changing drinks programs across the globe, as well as creating new brands and products for the group. His flavor-pushing creations can be seen in SUSHISAMBA in London, New York, Miami Beach, and Las Vegas, and Duck and Waffle in London.