Gather Around Cocktails is a collection of 45 recipes that take you through a year of holidays and other unexpected occasions to celebrate with friends and family. Included are refreshing twists on classics like Christmas nogs, mulled wines, and New Year’s Eve and Day tipples, as well as cocktails for delightful new festivities: easy apres ski drinks, a batched Superbowl spritz, and a romantic Valentine’s Day cocktail for two. Complete with tips on creative ways to serve your guests–from a self-serve bloody mary bar to a champagne tower–making drinks for two or 100 has never been easier.
Aaron Goldfarb is a writer, journalist, and author. Most notably, his writing about drinking culture has appeared in Esquire, PUNCH, VinePair, and Whisky Advocate. He is the author of several novels, and has most recently authored a cocktail book for whiskey lovers titled Hacking Whiskey: Smoking, Blending, Fat Washing, and Other Whiskey Experiments (Dovetail Press, 2018). He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Betsy; daughter, Ellie; Maine Coon cat, Hops; and around 1000 bottles of whiskey, give or take.