TIKI: MODERN TROPICAL COCKTAILS
Shannon's first book, Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails, was published in 2019 (Rizzoli/Universe). It's an Amazon Editor's Pick and a 2020 IACP winner in the Beer, Wine & Spirits category.
"Mustipher hopes her book will transport readers. She can rest easy — anywhere her drinks are is a place you want to go." (L.A. Times)
"Mustipher weaves her knowledge through a lavishly photographed guide, presenting the recipes for her layered, balanced drinks and—for those with the confidence to improvise—outlining principles for concocting your own." (The New Yorker)
PRESS & FEATURES
Recent news: Ranked #92 on Bar World 100, a 2021 list from Drinks International of the industry's most influential figures.
-10 Cocktail Books To Help You Master Tropical Tiki Drinks (Huffington Post)
-This Black Woman Spirits Educator And Cocktail Consultant Just Released The Must-Have Drink For Summer (Essence)
-How to Drink Alone (New York Times)
-20 Black Mixologists You Need on Your Radar (Food & Wine)
-Shannon Mustipher Carries a Tiki Torch for Cocktail Storytelling (Life & Thyme)
HOLY TYGER RTD | LIVEWIRE DRINKS
"Shannon Mustipher's Holy Tyger comes out swinging with Bourbon, Lime, Coconut, Lemongrass, Rockey’s Liqueur, and Bittercube Jamaican No. 1 Bitters. It’s like a nutcracker meeting a very, very fancy whiskey sour and like nothing you’ve ever had. 375mL, 33% ABV."
is a cocktail consultant, spirits educator, and author of Tiki: Modern Tropical Cocktails (Rizzoli/Universe). After launching a Caribbean rum-focused bar at Gladys Caribbean in 2014, she went on to found Women Who Tiki, a tropical cocktail-centric pop up that gathers a team of women bartenders to share their talents and collaborate on creating a one-night-only experience.
In 2020, she was awarded the Tales of the Cocktail Pioneer Award and inducted into the Dame Hall of Fame. In 2021, she was named #92 on Bar World 100 for her influence within the industry.
Shannon's writing, cocktail recipes, and unique perspective have been featured in a number of publications, including Vinepair, Saveur, Imbibe, GQ, New York Times, Liquor.com and more. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, and enjoys traveling, cooking, and collecting too many books.