One book which can be a nice choice as a mixed drinks book or guide is ‘The Complete Book of Mixed Drinks’ authored by Anthony Dias Blue. This book has a wide collection of recipes for cocktails including the ‘Tropical Itch’, ‘Big Island’, ‘Velvet Hammer’, and ‘the Bunny’. It also contains tips about stocking up your collection of alcohols and liquors. The author is the Wine Whiz and James Beard Foundation Award winner, which is why his book is quite a credible choice for mixed drink books and guides as a gift.
The ‘101 Champagne Cocktails’ written by Kim Haasarud, offers a variety of concoctions for the preparation of appealing cocktails. The highlights of the book are the recipes for mixed drinks like Champagne Julep or Sparkling Margarita. It is a well illustrated book and has been put together in a fantastic manner. For the purpose of giving mixed drink books and guides as a gift, this would be a sensible selection. Similarly, the ‘101 Sangrias & Pitcher Drinks’ by the same author is another great book on mixed drinks. This book also features various wine and fruit combinations which make for wonderful mixed drinks. Those who are thinking of buying mixed drink books and guides as a gift, these books are an excellent choice.
Another nice book is ‘Bartending for Dummies’ by Ray Folley. The recipes in this book can be prepared by even amateurs, hence the name of the book. Among the non alcoholic mixed drinks, the drinks with a famed name are Apple Karate, Bloody Mary Jolly, Berry Love, and Cherry Spritzer. The books which contain the recipes of these types of drinks can be given to those who love non alcoholic drinks or do not consume liquor.
Mixed drinks are meant for occasions of enjoyment and merrymaking; so a person receiving mixed drink books and guides as a gift would surely appreciate and love such a wonderful gift, because it would provide the perfect recipes for such occasions.