1806 Nominated For ‘Best New Cocktail Book’ Award

1806 has been nominated for Best New Cocktail Book at the 2013 Spirited Awards in New Orleans! The annual five day festival honours the world’s best bars, bartenders, writers and cocktail experts with the winner announced on July 20th.

This is the second time Melbourne’s best cocktail bar has been a part of the Spirited Awards – in 2008 they won Worlds Best Cocktail Menu.

The book 1806 Cocktails: World History as seen through the bottom of a glass is dotted with famous recipes while exploring the relationship between historical world events and the evolution of the cocktail and societal drinking habits. The publication is available for purchase over the bar, from all good bookshops or via their website (RRP $35).

We have all our fingers & toes crossed for you bring home the Riedel Crystal trophy guys!