Craft Cocktails explores the new golden age of the cocktail as a culinary art form. Brian Van Flandern shares some of his famous recipes conceived while working as the head mixologist for Michelin three-star chef Thomas Keller at Per Se in New York. Additionally, Van Flandern has collected recipes from some of the best craft cocktail lounges in the city. From garnishes and glassware to temperature and balance, His original recipes can be found at bars in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Singapore, and dozens of other major cities around the world. Craft Cocktails is a must-have for every swank host and aspiring mixologist. His first book,Vintage Cocktails, was named Best Cocktail Book in the World at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Paris, February 2010. Craft Cocktails has been officially nominated as the best cocktail book of 2013 by Tales of the Cocktail!