More than 100 cocktail recipes from badass women bartenders
Award-winning mixologists Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero co-founded Speed Rack, a global all-women bartending competition where competitors show off their talents making both classic and original drinks as quickly as their arms can shake and stir—all in the name of raising money for breast cancer charities. With recipes from Ivy, Lynnette, and more than 80 Speed Rack participants, this book is a manual for making winning cocktails confidently and efficiently at home, based on both what is on your bar cart as well as the occasion, be it a long day at work or a celebration with friends. Shining a spotlight on the most influential women behind the bar today and their inventive drinks, this hot pink celebration of the incredible Speed Rack community is an unconventional, inspiring resource for home bartenders and professionals alike.
Back the Rack: Lynnette and Ivy are donating a portion of their royalties to breast cancer charities.
"The only thing better than shaking up one of the beautifully crafted cocktails from this book might be reading tales of the high-energy, highly competitive-in-the-best-way, and inspiring to women of all industries Speed Rack."
—chef-partner of Girl & the Goat, Food Network Iron Chef, Stephanie Izard
"Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero are the leading ladies of mixology! With Speed Rack, they have given women a safe space to share ideas and network. Now with their new book, A Quick Drink, they have once again showcased the incredible talents of women in the drinks industry. This book is a must for the home bartender and professional alike, chock-full of tried-and-true recipes for all seasons. I know what I will be buying my friends and family this year!"
—judge of Netflix’s Drink Masters, owner of the Clover Club, Leyenda, and Milady’s, Julie Reiner
"Here’s the book to empower badass women to do what they do best! I have followed Speed Rack’s journey and success and can’t help being inspired each year!"
—chef-owner of Compère Lapin, Bywater American Bistro, and Nina’s Creole Cottage, Top Chef runner-up , Nina Compton
"Speed Rack has always been where good work mixes with big fun. This book has delicious recipes from a veritable who's who of international bartenders. They happen to be women, and are faster than lightning, and more accurate than a Swiss watch."
—author of The Bartender’s Manifesto, Toby Maloney