Alice Lascelles

The Cocktail Edit Book


Cocktails should be simple when making at home. Acclaimed drinks writer Alice Lascelles knows everything there is to know about making delicious drinks at home with minimal equipment and fuss. The Cocktail Edit is built around a ‘capsule collection' of 12 classic cocktails – each of these is followed by six twists, plus tips and inspiration for creating many more. The book also offers essential advice on getting your home bar set up – and shows how easy it is to make amazing cocktails with just a few basic tools, ingredients and techniques. It's a guide brimming with trade secrets on everything from choosing the best-value spirits to making cocktails for a party; written in a conversational style, and illustrated with beautiful photography, The Cocktail Edit is practical, opinionated and fun.

  • Hardcover
  • 304 Pages
  • Publisher: Quadrille Publishing (October 18, 2022)
  • Language: English
  • Hardcover: ‎176 pages
  • ISBN-10: ‎178713864X
  • ISBN-13: ‎978-1787138643


Alice Lascelles is an award-winning journalist, author, presenter and drinks expert, who has been covering the drinks industry in all its forms for almost 20 years. She writes a popular drinks column for the Financial Times and can often be found talking about drinks on the TV and Radio 4 programmes including Kitchen Cabinet and The Food Programme. She is a former winner of Fortnum & Mason Drinks Writer of the Year and IWSC Spirits Communicator of the Year and has also been a runner-up in the Guild of Food Writer Awards and Louis Roederer Wine Writer Awards several times.