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Summer 2019 Cocktail Companion Cookbook of the Month VOTING

Caitlin McGrath | May 19, 201908:58 PM     37

Welcome to the voting round for our Summer 2019 COTM Cocktail Companion! This year saw a record 19 individual titles nominated, but two books emerged with the most nominations, and they are both perfect resources for summer tippling.

To see how we got here, check out the nomination thread: https://www.chowhound.com/post/summer...

On to our choices!

BATCH COCKTAILS: MAKE-AHEAD PITCHER DRINKS FOR EVERY OCCASION by Maggie Hoffman:

“As anyone who has hosted a dinner party knows, cocktail hour is the most fun part of the evening for guests--but the most stressful for whomever is in charge of keeping the drinks flowing. The solution, though, is simple: batch it! In this fun collection, Maggie Hoffman offers 65 delicious and creative cocktails that you don't have to stir or shake to order; rather, they are designed to stay fresh when made ahead and served out of a pitcher. Recipes such as Tongue in Cheek (gin, Meyer lemon, thyme, Cocchi Rosa), Friendly Fires (mezcal, chile vodka, watermelon, lime), Birds & Bees Punch (rum, cucumber, green tea, lemon), and even alcohol-free options are organized by flavor profile--herbal, boozy, bitter, fruity and tart, and so on--to make choosing and whipping up a perfect pitcher of cocktails a total breeze.”
https://www.amazon.com/Batch-Cocktail...
https://www.eatyourbooks.com/library/...

SMUGGLER’S COVE: EXOTIC COCKTAILS, RUM. AND THE CULT OF TIKI by Martin and Rebecca Cate:

“Featuring more than 100 delicious recipes (original and historic), plus a groundbreaking new approach to understanding rum, Smuggler’s Cove is the magnum opus of the contemporary tiki renaissance. Whether you’re looking for a new favorite cocktail, tips on how to trick out your home tiki grotto, help stocking your bar with great rums, or inspiration for your next tiki party, Smuggler’s Cove has everything you need to transform your world into a Polynesian Pop fantasia.”
https://www.amazon.com/Smugglers-Cove...
https://www.eatyourbooks.com/library/...

HOW TO VOTE: It's simple! Just click the heart next to your choice in its respective post below. You may only vote once, so if you change your mind during the voting period, just click the heart again to remove your vote.

We welcome all comers, but please vote only with the intention of participating (making at least one recipe and reporting on your experience) should your choice win.

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