The long awaited companion book to Assouline's award-winning Vintage Cocktails Craft Cocktails explores the new golden age of the cocktail as culinary art form. World-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern shares some of his famous recipes conceived while working as the head mixologist for Michelin three-star chef Thomas Keller at Per Se in New York. Additionally Van Flandern has collected recipes from some of the best craft cocktail lounges in the city including Employees Only Clover Club Death & Co. and PDT (Please Don't Tell). From garnishes and glassware to temperature and balance Van Flandern provides informative tips for consistently making beautiful and delectable cocktails at home. With easy-to-follow recipes tricks of the trade and gorgeous photography this book is a must-have for every swank host and aspiring mixologist.