Cheers To Michigan: A Celebration Of Cocktail Culture And Craft Distillers

byTammy Coxen, Lester Graham

Paperback | August 29, 2019

Cheers To Michigan: A Celebration Of Cocktail Culture And Craft Distillers by Tammy Coxen
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Cheers to Michigan is a toast to cocktail culture in the Mitten and the state’s flourishing craft cocktail and distillery movements. Based on Cheers!, Lester Graham and Tammy Coxen’s popular cocktail segment on Michigan Radio (NPR), this book gathers forty-five of the authors’ favorite cocktail recipes celebrating the Great Lakes State—its history, its people, its culture, even its weather! Throughout, the authors mix in dashes of Michigan’s fascinating drinking history, entertaining profiles of award-winning cocktail bars, distilleries, and individual spirits from the region, as well as helpful tidbits for preparing top-shelf cocktails on your own.

Learn how to mix a Bullshot, the Detroit-born cocktail containing Campbell’s Beef Broth—Marilyn Monroe famously called the drink “a horrible thing to do to vodka.” Or try out the authors’ Whiskey Sour recipe honoring the true story of Valentine Goesaert, a Dearborn woman who challenged the constitutionality of a Michigan law prohibiting female bartenders and in 1948 took her case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Whether you’re a fan of whiskey, gin, or vodka—of the latest cocktail trends or all-time classic drinks—there’s something in this book for all tastes. What’s constant is that each drink showcases a uniquely Michigan twist, making this book perfect for anyone who loves the state, its history and culture, or simply the delicious, delightful, and distinctive cocktails it has inspired.

Tammy Coxen is the owner of Tammy’s Tastings in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where for over a decade she’s created unique food and drink experiences for clients. Tammy teaches public cocktail classes at The Last Word and enjoys sharing her cocktail enthusiasm with private and corporate groups large and small.Lester Graham is a nationally award...
Title:Cheers To Michigan: A Celebration Of Cocktail Culture And Craft DistillersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 inPublished:August 29, 2019Publisher:University of Michigan PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0472037528

ISBN - 13:9780472037520

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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