Sasha Petraske opened Milk & Honey, a speakeasy cocktail bar in New York, in 2000. He later had ventures in New York, London, and Australia. Sasha and his bars won numerous competitions and awards. He lived in New York until his untimely death in 2015. His wife, New York-based Georgette Moger-Petraske, is a spirits writer.
'This brilliant book is packed with over eighty classic and modern recipes composed by the late Sasha Petraske . . . it not only makes for a gorgeous addition to your bar cart, it's an excellent gift for any mixologists on your list.' - goop
'Sasha Petraske's tome is filled with recipes and musings sure to delight the at-home bartender and inspire a whole new take on happy hour.' - TODAY online
'An enlightening glimpse into one of the people responsible for America's craft cocktail movement.' - Epicurious
'Should be on every drink lovers' bookshelf for its simple, delicious - and meticulous - recipes.' - The Telegraph
'If you're looking for a more classically-oriented take on cocktail history and recipes, I recommend the late Sasha Petraske's Regarding Cocktails.' - Saveur Online
'Understated and impressive... [Regarding Cocktails] embraces a no-nonsense, non-splashy approach to drink-making... As much about human connection as it is about jiggers and bitters.' - The Wall Street Journal
'A beautiful but bittersweet insight into Sasha Petraske's world, packed with recipes and stories from bartenders he trained, as well as anecdotes and musings from the man himself on everything from the home bar to posture and etiquette.' - Olive