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Awards | International Book Awards 2021

Awards | International Book Awards 2021

1 day ago
The results of the 2021 "Best Book" Awards have been announced, and CO Specs has been honoured as a Winner in the "Cookbooks: International" category.
Media | The sixteenth edition of Difford's Guide

Media | The sixteenth edition of Difford's Guide

8 days ago
The latest Difford's Guide — the sixteenth edition — is now available, and features one of Cas Oh...
Awards | American Book Fest

Awards | American Book Fest

November 18 2021
CO Specs is named as a finalist in the Novelty & Gift Books category at the 2021 Best Book Awards, sponsored by American Book Fest.
Press | The Last Word, with Freelancer Magazine

Press | The Last Word, with Freelancer Magazine

October 31 2021
For the latest issue of Freelancer, titled 'The Discovery Issue', Cas reveals the how the Last Word cocktail was rediscovered, and given a whole new lease on life...
Awards | IACP Award Winner 2021

Awards | IACP Award Winner 2021

October 23 2021

CO Specs picks up a win at the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) Awards 2021

Awards | Fortnum & Mason Award Winner!

Awards | Fortnum & Mason Award Winner!

September 10 2021
CO Specs has picked up a prestigious and coveted Fortnum & Mason Food & Drink Award, announced as the winner of 'Debut Drinks Book' for 2021.
CO Specs wins an IndieReader Best Book Award 2021

Awards | IndieReader Discovery Awards 2021

July 23 2021
CO Specs picks up a 2nd Place Win in the Non-Fiction category of the IndieReader Discovery Awards. As a fully independently published book this nod means a lot.
Master of Malt blog and Cas Oh, author of the CO Specs book

Press | Cocktail of the Week with Master of Malt

July 14 2021
"This week we’re stirring up a cocktail created by bartender Cas Oh. He’s the author of a lavish new cocktail book called Co-Specs. It’s called the Belafonte..."
Awards | IACP Awards announce finalists for 2021

Awards | IACP Awards announce finalists for 2021

June 28 2021
The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) host annual awards honouring the very best in the trade, worldwide. CO Specs has been announced as a category finalist. Awards show night is Oct 23rd in Birmingham, USA.
Press | The Cocktail Lovers Podcast

Press | The Cocktail Lovers Podcast

June 24 2021
The Cocktail Lovers magazine recently launched their much anticipated podcast series, featuring c...
Awards | International Book Awards (IBA) 2021

Awards | International Book Awards (IBA) 2021

June 18 2021
CO Specs picks up a win in the Best Cookbooks: International category, and also places as a finalist in the Best Interior [Book] Design category at the 2021 IBAa.
Review | IndieReader gives CO Specs a 5 Star rating

Review | IndieReader gives CO Specs a 5 Star rating

June 14 2021
A 5 star review and an IndieReader Approved badge, well thank you very much indeed! Read the full review written by Johnny Masiulewicz for Indie Reader.
Awards | The Independent Publisher Book Awards (the “IPPYs”) 2021

Awards | The Independent Publisher Book Awards (the “IPPYs”) 2021

June 9 2021
In the 25th annual IPPY Awards, CO Specs grabs an IPPY Gold Medal (Best Book: Arts Craftsmanship), and is named among the top tier winners honoured in  'Outstanding Books of the Year'.
Awards | Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards Finalist

Awards | Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards Finalist

June 7 2021
Fortnum & Mason have announced their finalist for the F&M Food and Drink Awards 2021, with CO Specs making the shortlist in the Debut Drinks Book category
Awards | The Guild of Food Writers Awards

Awards | The Guild of Food Writers Awards

May 18 2021
CO Specs has been named one of 3 finalists in the Best Drinks Book category for the GFW. Winners will be announced at the virtual awards event on 23rd of June 2021.
Review | A Kirkus Star!

Review | A Kirkus Star!

May 14 2021
"A sparkling handbook for bartenders and aficionados, full of intriguing information and literary charm." — well thanks very much indeed Kirkus!
Cas Oh talks negroni cocktails with the Freelancer Magazine UK

Press | Talking Negroni's with the Freelancer Magazine

April 28 2021
Cas Oh was delighted to be featured in the launch issue of the topical new quarterly the Freelancer Magazine, in a segment titled '3 O’Clock Somewhere'...
Awards | Foreword 2020 INDIES Book of the Year

Awards | Foreword 2020 INDIES Book of the Year

March 12 2021
CO Specs is named a Silver Medalist in 2 categories at the Foreword Indies Book of the Year Awards 2020.
Review | LoveReading reviews CO Specs

Review | LoveReading reviews CO Specs

February 25 2021
This week LoveReading, the UK's largest book recommendation website, have added CO Specs to their distinguished list of 'Indie Books We Love'...
Contributor | Spectator 'Life' Magazine

Contributor | Spectator 'Life' Magazine

October 22 2020
Cas Oh for Spectator Life; an article featuring the recipes & histories of 5 classic winter cocktails to make at home, including the Boulevardier, the Adonis and the ever-popular Hot Buttered Rum. 
Press | The Cocktail Lovers

Press | The Cocktail Lovers

October 18 2020
Delighted to receive a shout out from The Cocktail Lovers magazine in their Autumn 2020 issue...
Designing CO Specs: United Creatives

Designing CO Specs: United Creatives

October 14 2020
480 pages is a chunky book. A major amount of content, requiring a major amount of design talent to streamline and present it. The obvious choice for this epic project was United Creatives...