Top spirits books for summer 2020

The art of drinking French, a guide on whisky tasting and a book featuring cocktails photobombed by chickens are among our pick of the latest tomes for the 2020 summer.

Keen to get your nose into a good book this summer? These new and recently released books that delve into the world of spirits and cocktails could be just the tonic.

From the humble history of tonic water, told through the eyes of two botanists from London’s Kew Gardens, to a guide on drinking habits and cocktails during the Prohibition era, this selection spans the spirits spectrum.

Click through for our pick of some of the best newly released books on spirits and cocktails.