Win a copy of the Lone Star State’s spirited highways guide with this indispensable cocktail book and its recipes.
Celebrate winter and the new year with a copy of is Texas Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of Over 100 Recipes Inspired by the Lone Star State by Nico Martini. Martini (yes, that’s his legal name) takes readers across the state via the cocktails and the establishments that serve them as signposts and rest stops with a conversational tone that’s as relaxing as a nightcap.
The book is peppered with sketches of Lone Star State distilleries — many of which have been featured by C&I — an essential topic of cocktail banter, punctuated by a recommended playlist that includes tracks by Waylon Jennings, Charlie Crockett, St. Vincent, Beyoncé, and Lyle Lovett. Texas Cocktails is the ideal guide with which to hit the trails, tunes and all.
Read our web exclusive on Texas Cocktails and mix up a few recipes for a taste of Martini’s book.
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Texas Cocktails: An Elegant Collection of Over 100 Recipes Inspired by the Lone Star State (Cider Mill Press, 2018) by Nico Martini Reprinted with permission by Cider Mill Press Book Publishers. Photography: © Cider Mill Press Book Publishers.