Drink Like a Bartender (book review) offers overview of wine, spirits, and beer with pro tips and bartender quotes throughout. It is disorganized and lacks photos, indexing, and offers mostly classic cocktails (51 recipes total.)
When the moment is right and you crave satisfaction…Right. This. Instant. It’s a Mussed Do Me moment. Life’s too short to wait. From the short story Lather, Rinse, Repeat in Cocktails with a Tryst: An Affair with Mixology and Seduction by Cheri Loughlin.