The Shift


This book is a celebration of the creative talents of all the mixologists who inspire their communities and create moments for people to come together with family and friends for good times around a great cocktail. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we paired up with 30 bartenders who created and shared their very own Gray Whale Gin cocktail recipes on our social media channels, a program we called the “Virtual Shift.” In this book, we’ve gathered all these stellar cocktail recipes, beautiful cocktail portraits, and mixology tips from the bartenders themselves. We hope you enjoy your journey through the book, you’ll find drinks for every occasion - martinis, batch cocktails, highballs, sours, and brilliant twists on gin classics, as well as some California wanderlust inspiration.

All proceeds from the purchase of this book go towards the Restaurant Workers Community Foundation, an action and advocacy network for those in the industry. Gray Whale Gin’s donation is earmarked for financial relief and to provide vital social services to protect their physical and emotional well-being. Visit their website at

  • Standard coffee table book
  • Linen hardcover
  • Size: 8x10 inches
  • Weight: 1lb. 7oz.


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