After the run-away success of The Cocktail (original edition), Hardie Grant bringsit back in a fun and handy new format, decked out with a gorgeous new coverand sold at a hot new price! The Southern Belle and the Karma Sip Tra.The Alabama Slammer and theAutumn Thunder. The Couture Fizz and the Vanilla Kiss. These are not justdrinks, but statements of intent, says hard-sipping rock journalist Jane Rocca: accessories every bit as vital as shoes when you're planning a night on the town. What you think determines what you drink. Awash with recipes and drippingromance, The Cocktail captures the spirit of every spirit. Learn about the warmcompanionship of vodka, the old-school primness of gin and the tropical abandonof rum. Drink in the geisha chic of sake, and discover why whiskey and its whitetrash cousin bourbon are no longer just a guy's best friend.