Drinking Patriots

Drinking With Patriots

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Craft Cocktails As Easy As 3:2:1

A Beginner’s Guide & Journal for the Art of Preparing Great American Drinks

This guide provides a comprehensive introduction to the important components for making delicious cocktails, with space to journal your favorite variations.

Learn about:

  • Base spirits
  • Sugars
  • Ice
  • Bitters
  • Sour
  • Vermouth
  • Amari
  • Other Liqueurs
  • Barware
  • Techniques
  • Bar Stocking Strategies

Drinking With Patriots reviews the six styles of cocktail archetypes and their basic composition ratios. 

These are:

  • Old Fashioned
  • Manhattan
  • Waterfall Negroni
  • Sour
  • Collins
  • Daisy

Each section provides a variety of recipes that have been thoroughly tried, tested, and found awesome. 

Each recipe has space for you to note your comments and experiments, and each section includes ample room to capture your continued enhancement and refinement of the basic drink ratio.  

Customer Reviews

Based on 27 reviews
Sierra Willey
Great gift!

My father in law is tough to buy for and this book was a perfect (belated) Father's Day gift for him. He enjoyed flipping through it when he received it and I'm sure he'll love trying out the recipes!

Jonathan Pribaz

Love it!

Matt Scheetz
Fun cocktail recipe book!

So far I am loving this book. The structure is really easy; broken up by main cocktail type then offering variations based on the primary liquor for each. Lots of fun and better structure than just a book with an alphabetized list of drinks (though those do serve a purpose too). Recommending to friends/family!

USPS finally got tired of its Ping Pong game with my book.


Usps lost my order so I'm still waiting on a new one to come so I can review this.


I have not found very many drinks that sound of interest. I also would have liked to have seen images of the made drinks - this helps immensely - maybe an enhancement to your next edition. I also feel the notes pages are not useful and these extra pages could have been used to include images.