The Way of the Cocktail | Japanese Traditions, Techniques, and Recipes


With its studious devotion to tradition, craftsmanship, and hospitality, Japanese cocktail culture is an art form treated with reverence. In this essential guide, Japanese American bartender Julia Momosé of Kumiko and Kikkō in Chicago takes us on a journey into this realm. She educates and inspires while breaking down master techniques and delving into the soul of the culture: the traditions and philosophy, the tools and the spirits—and the complex layering of these elements that makes this approach so significant.




Discover the artful blend of Japanese traditions, techniques, and recipes in “The Way of the Cocktail.” This captivating book takes you on a journey through the rich tapestry of Japanese mixology, unveiling the secrets behind exquisite drinks that seamlessly fuse ancient customs with modern flavors. Immerse yourself in the world of skilled craftsmanship as you explore time-honored techniques, innovative twists, and a curated collection of recipes that showcase the true essence of Japanese cocktail culture. Elevate your mixology skills and embark on a flavorful adventure with “The Way of the Cocktail,” where tradition meets innovation in every sip.