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The last cocktail book you'll ever need.

Hello. Hello! Thanks for checking out my page. I'm a lover and student of cocktails. Several years ago, I started a project to mix over 1,000 different cocktails and photo-document them, just for sh*ts and giggles. Inevitably, my survival instincts and the encouragement of friends persuaded me to try and make the project lucrative. And lo, a book was born! 

A uniquely helpful book. Fueled by a passion for cocktails, spirits, and their history, I have written, designed, and shot all of the photography for what I feel is a uniquely helpful cocktail recipe book. I believe there are no other cocktail books on the market presently that are this comprehensive and well-organized/user-friendly. I've come up with 68 creative lists with which to organize a large number of cocktails and help you find what you're in the mood to drink. 

Historical and current. The book is a fun and practical guide either for first getting your feet wet or for expanding your existing cocktail knowledge base. It's a comprehensive snapshot of the cocktail's great history as well as what's happening right now in the cocktail world, which is currently experiencing a great renaissance. It's full of great classic drinks from the 19th and 20th centuries as well as current and cutting edge libations from some of the best bars and restaurants around the country and even around the world. I've taste-tested and star-rated all the recipes myself--filtering out any undesirables--and made them available to you at home in a practical guide, cutting your travel expenses by 100%! 

Built to last. In addition to looking great and being highly giftable, the book has been designed for practicality and ease of use at the bar. The cover is laminated and the pages are UV coated, providing great moisture resistance in the event of spills, drooling, etc. It has a Wiro binding that allows you to lay the book flat while you're working from any given page. 

Your help. The book is finished, proofed, and ready to print. All I need is your help to make this dream a reality. Please offer whatever support you can, because if my goal isn't met, I get nothing. But, if my goal is met, everybody wins and you get all kinds of fun rewards for helping me out. Happy drinking! 

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    For your kind attention you will be rewarded with a personalized, signature cocktail recipe created by me and bearing your name (as well as my infinite gratitude)! Just let me know what you like to drink (whiskey, gin, tequila, or rum) and I'll whip up something tasty you can call your own.

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    For your generous affection you will receive a signed, first run, first edition copy of the book. There's a remote possibility that some fine day in the future my signature might actually be worth something. The book will be worth something in the present, I promise.

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    Oodles of goodness: BFF status with me for life, a signature cocktail recipe bearing your name, a signed, first run, first edition copy of my book, and a custom-designed 901 Cocktails t-shirt! Just let me know your unisex adult t-shirt size. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see the shirt.

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    Deluxe extravaganza: the adoration of millions, a signature cocktail recipe bearing your name, three signed, first run, first edition copies of the book (give the extras as gifts!), and a custom-designed 901 Cocktails t-shirt! Just let me know your unisex adult t-shirt size. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see the shirt.

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    I come to your home and help you prepare to host an amazing cocktail party (anywhere in the Bay Area, CA). Together we will create a menu of three delicious cocktails and I will tutor you in how to create each. I'll give you all the direction you need in buying the booze, mixers, and some quality cocktail-makin' equipment. You'll also receive a signed, first run, first edition copy of my book.

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    I create the ultimate cocktail party experience in your home (anywhere in the Bay Area, CA). I will purchase and bring to your home all the booze and cocktail hardware you will need to host a fabulous cocktail party featuring three amazing cocktail recipes. You may keep the booze and hardware after the party. I will tutor you in how to create the cocktails from the menu and even stick around to help you host your party and mix cocktails with you, if you like. You'll also receive a signed, first run, first edition copy of my book.

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    I dedicate my book to you, oh benevolent benefactor! You'll also receive a signed, first run, first edition copy of my book.

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