Hennessy: A Toast to the World's Preeminent Spirit
Written by Glenn O'Brien, Illustrated by Jean-Philippe Delhomme
February 14, 2017
Cooking - Beverages - Alcoholic - General
7-1/2 x 9-3/4
About This Book
The ultimate bar book, from the world’s finest cognac producer.
Lavishly illustrated, this is the first book on the world's most famous cognac producer. Considered a benchmark of excellence, its blends have become icons of refinement and luxury. In Pass the Henny, renowned writer Glenn O’Brien invites the reader to discover the history of cognac. The highly entertaining text, filled with extraordinary events and O’Brien’s irresistible humor, is married with classic cocktail recipes and evocative imagery that conveys the lifestyle of the Hennessy connoisseur through the ages, including the Mad Men of the 1960s and today’s stars of hip-hop. Featuring contributions from such cultural luminaries as Shepard Fairey, Nas, Futura, Fab 5 Freddy, and Todd Selby as well as never-before-seen images from the Hennessy archive, Pass the Henny is an informative and engaging account of the world’s most revered brandy and a book that belongs on every cognac enthusiast’s shelf.
About the Author
Glenn O’Brien is an author and essayist who has written extensively on the subjects of art, fashion, and popular culture. His world-syndicated column “The Style Guy” was the style bible for several generations of men.
"New coffee table book explores the brand’s 250+ year legacy, featuring interviews with cultural luminaries" —Black Enterprise Magazine
"Valentine's Day gift idea" —DuJour
"an often humorous, always insightful coffee table book" —La La Scoop
"a beautiful volume that’s part coffee table display piece, part well-researched history, part interview series, and part scrapbook." —Flung Magazine
"The highly entertaining text, filled with extraordinary events and O'Brien's irresistible humor, is married with classic cocktail recipes and evocative imagery that conveys the lifestyle of the Hennessy connoisseur through the ages, including the Mad Men of the 1960s and today's stars of hip-hop." —Nightclub & Bar
"Celebrate Black History Month reading the brand new book “ Hennessy: A Toast to the World’s Preeminent Spirit,” written by Glenn O’Brien." —Bleu Magazine
"A great way to celebrate Black History Month" —Uptown Magazine