From the authors of the best-selling and genre-defining cocktail book Death & Co, Six & Co is a comprehensive primer on the craft of mixing drinks that employs the authors' unique "cocktail families" approach to give drink-makers of every level the tools to understand, execute, and improvise both classic and original cocktails.
Alex Dayand David Kaplan are the co-owners of the Los Angeles-based Proprietors LLC, a fullservice hospitality company (Death & Co, Nitecap, Walker Inn, Honeycut, the Normandie Club, and more). Nick Fauchaldis a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, and publisher of print and digital products.
"Learn the template, and any cocktail you can think of is within
reach."-Food & Wine
"Too bad all college textbooks weren't this much fun."-Garden & Gun
"A must for amateur and pro mixologists alike."-Chicago Tribune (Ten Best Cookbooks of the Year)
"If Dora the Explorer turned twenty-one, split herself into three people, and decided to write the Magna Carta of booze books, this would be the result. And, unlike every other book you'll read this year, Cocktail Codex is packed with actual knowledge you can use in the real world. Please, please, can Cinema Codex be next?"-Steven Soderbergh, filmmaker
"Alex, Dave, Nick, and Devon do an incredible job at teaching us the basic building blocks of modern cocktails. Their unique insight gives us the tools to master the classics and create new recipes. This book is a must for all young bartenders and veterans alike."-Leo Robitschek, Bar Director, The Nomad
"Cocktail Codex gives the drink enthusiast a comprehensive, fun, and complete look into the fundamentals of cocktails and the illustrations, stories, and background information give the reader a look into the world of professional drink making at its best. I strongly recommend picking this book up and flipping through the pages with your favorite cocktail in hand."-Grant Achatz, Chef/Co-Owner Alinea, Next, the Aviary, the Office