Micah LeMon is bar manager at the James Beard Award-nominated Alley Light and writes a column on craft cocktails for C-Ville Weekly.
Teaching cocktails via patterns is one of the most effective and efficient ways to advance any novice bartender, and I appreciate Micah LeMon's approach to this book as a teacher myself. His passion for cocktails translates to his writing, and he has a lovely way of engaging the reader with bits of history and stories. This book will appeal to bartenders, industry professionals, and enthusiasts alike.--Tyler Hudgens, bar director, The Dabney, Washington, D.C.
The Imbible is the sensible playbook drinkers and home bartenders have long desired.... Each chapter of this refreshing tome flows seamlessly into the next, making this a light read you can knock out in one sitting. Drinking while reading is encouraged.--Pen + Knife
If you've ever watched LeMon behind the bar at The Alley Light in Charlottesville, you know that he's a master mixologist and an engaging ambassador for cocktail culture.--Edible Blue Ridge
LeMon has compiled his cocktail wizardry into a book called The Imbible... LeMon said he took a break from bartending about a decade ago... But the pull of mixing drinks lured him back, and eight years ago, he decided to get serious about bartending as a career. He said that decision corresponded with the public's increased interest in cocktail making technique and theory. His book is aimed at those with that curiosity.--CBS 19
Touted as a starter guide for home bartenders, it breaks down the necessary tools and techniques and how to bend the rules once you learn them.--The Local Palate
A handsome guide that shows how to make sophisticated, classic mixed drinks as well as new concoctions; it includes a splash of history, a liquor tutorial and tips for budding mixologists hoping to invent their own.--Los Angeles Times