Version 1.2 Update

After a year of delays, frustrations, and a lot of hard work (and money), I am greatly relieved, today, to finally release version 1.2 for the whole suite of recipes apps. In short, this update adds two major features to all the apps: lists and the journal. The lists…

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Bottom’s Up

A new database update for Martin’s Index that adds 140 recipes from the first edition of Ted Saucier’s Bottom’s Up (1951) is available today. Bottom’s Up is one of the best—and most elegant—cocktail books of the 20th Century. Arguably, it’s the last big…

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Total Tiki gets thirteen additional recipes

After a bit of chin-scratching and re-testing, Jeff “Beachbum” Berry identified thirteen recipes from his essential history Potions of the Caribbean for inclusion in Total Tiki Why only thirteen? Well, Potions of the Caribbean has a bunch of recipes in it, but have nothing really to do with Tiki, and…

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Martin’s Index: the Tropical Update

Today, a fairly hefty update dropped for Martin’s Index: 36 recipe additions from Trader Vic’s Book of Food & Drink (1946) and a whopping 128 from Charles H. Baker Jr.’s South American Gentleman’s Companion: Being an Exotic Drinking Book, or Up & Down the Andes with…

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Modern Classics of the Cocktail Renaissance

I’m delighted to announce today the immediate availability of the seventh (and last planned, so far) recipe app in the suite! Modern Classics of the Cocktail Renaissance is a collaboration with noted drinks journalist Robert Simonson, who brings a well-traveled and crucially independent perspective to a daunting and original…

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