New York: Rizzoli, 2019. Hardcover. 192 pages. Shannon Mustipher's exotic cocktails offer a refreshingly modern take on tiki. With original recipes, techniques, tasting notes and recommendations, and tips on style and music, Tiki is an inspirational resource for cocktail lovers ready to explore fine Caribbean rums.
Tiki is the endless summer, an instant vacation, a sweet and colorful ticket to paradise with no baggage fees. Romanticized since midcentury but too long overlooked as the province of suburban lodges and family resorts, the tiki cocktail is stepping into its moment with sophisticated spirits lovers, skilled mixologists, and intrepid foodies. In Tiki, Brooklyn-based rum expert Shannon Mustipher brings focus on refreshing flavors, fine spirits, and high-impact easy-to-execute presentation.
Shannon Mustipher is a spirits educator, cocktail consultant, and expert on the topic of rum and cane spirits. She has poured cocktails in settings ranging from neighborhood pubs to Michelin-starred restaurants, and is a founding member of the Cane Club Collective, which fosters knowledge and appreciation for rum through educational seminars for the consumer and trade. Her writing and recipes have been featured in a number of publications, including Punch, Esquire, New York Magazine, The Village Voice, and Liquor.com. Color illustrated boards. Fine. Item #1952