Black Mixcellence: A Comprehensive Guide to Black Mixology
By Tamika Hall, Colin Asare-Appiah
2021 • Kingston Imperial
Bringing tasty drink recipes from some of the most renowned mixologists and stories of the historical impact of Black people in Mixology, Black Mixcellence is the go-to drink guide for any wine and spirits connoisseur.
Black Mixcellence: A Comprehensive Guide to Black Mixology is an ode to Black and Brown mixologists and their contributions to the spirits and mixology industry. There are many moments in the history of mixology that have been initiated by the talents of African American men and women. These moments have opened doors and laid the foundation for other brands and companies to flourish. This book will feature stories from some of the industry’s most notable trailblazers. Whether it was entrepreneurship, education or a “famous first,” the featured mixologists have all contributed to the industry to make an impact in their own ways. This collective of mixologists and their signature cocktails represent areas from all around the world. Each bartender featured will be accompanied by their story which details their contribution to the industry, an anecdote about some of their most interesting bartending experiences and their custom craft cocktail recipes. There will be connections to important inventions and milestone moments by African Americans in the bartending industry weaved in between their stories.
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