By Duane Swierczynski, Quirk Books, $6.98, 256 pages

10“The Perfect Drink is the MacGyver of booze books.”  Duane Swierczynski

Have you ever had a cold and thought, “I wish there was a drink that would help relieve this cold?” With The Perfect Drink for Every Occasion you can make that thought a reality! Along with curing your cold you will also find 150 other drink recipes for any occasion you can think of – from a Star Trek convention to a drink that will make you smarter! Author Duane Swierczynski has gathered an impressive collection of drinks and The Perfect Drink for Every Occasion is the go-to guide to help celebrate anything with a signature drink. This book is essential if you want a drink to sum up any event. If you want to celebrate your first real job, there is a drink for that! If you want to impress Julia Roberts, there is a drink for that! This book is a must have for anyone who likes to make an event special with a signature cocktail. From everyday events and holidays (like weddings and the 4th of July) to the completely random situations (like going on tour with Don Rickles), this book has it all.  A must own for everyone’s personal library because you don’t want to be caught again saying “I wish there was a drink for this!”

Reviewed by Nicole Will