Tales of the Cocktail reveals 2018 Spirited Awards shortlist

25th June, 2018 by Nicola Carruthers

Writing categories


Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

1806 Magazine
Neat Pour
The Daily Beast Half Full Section

Whisky Advocate


Best Cocktail and Spirits Writer presented by Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

M. Carrie Allan, The Washington Post, The Humane Society of the United States, and more

Matt Pietrek, Cocktail Wonk

Noah Rothbaum, The Daily Beast

Robert Simonson, The New York Times


Best New Cocktail or Bartending Book presented by Gra’it Grappa

Gin Tonica by David T. Smith

One-Bottle Cocktail by Maggie Hoffman
Meehan’s Bartender Manual by Jim Meehan
3 Ingredient Cocktails by Robert Simonson


Best New Book on Drinks Culture, History or Spirits

Beachbum Berry’s Sippin Safari by Jeff Berry
By the Smoke and the Smell by Thad Vogler
Mezcal by Emma Janzen
The Way of Whisky: A Journey Around Japanese Whisky by Dave Broom, Photography by Kohei Take


Best Broadcast, Podcast or Online Video Series

Bartender At Large
Life Behind Bars

The Speakeasy

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