powerHouse Books is pleased to announce the January 2016 release of

Cocktails to Get You UP

By Steph Russ
Photos by Pete Deevakul


Ever feel like your cocktails are missing a little extra oomph? ENERGY: Cocktails to Get You UP is here to deliver the big, bad, buzz you've been missing. Created by pioneering mixoligist Steph Russ, these high performance cocktails are specially crafted to help you maintain your focus and party harder and longer, by incorporating the latest, greatest energy drinks and supplements available on the market including Red Bull, ginseng drops, Monster, Amp, B-12, kombucha, 5-hour Energy, NOS, and many others.

With both alcoholic and non-alcoholic blends, these bio-activated beverages are perfectly formulated to fit any occasion—whether you're trying to get the most out of a night out at the club or to get in the zone for an afternoon playing video games at home, when you need that extra boost organizing a backyard birthday party or a hot spark for some frisky fun in the boudoir—ENERGY has you covered.

ENERGY: Cocktails to Get You UP contains over 75 enhanced recipes to quench your thirst and pack a punch, and each drink is accompanied by a sizzling color photograph and instructions and descriptions to help you find the perfect flavor and formula to elevate your body, mind, and soul!

Steph Russ studied Journalism at the University of North Carolina. She handles social media for record label Fade to Mind and can often be found behind the bar at Fade to Mind events. Russ has worked as a bartender in music venues, bars, and alternative spaces for nearly a decade. She is passionate about mixology and creating positive social experiences. Russ currently resides in Los Angeles, where she hosts frequent pop-up bars and elevates parties with her stimulating cocktails. 

Pete Deevakul was born in Los Angeles, brought back and forth to Bangkok, and ended up in NYC. Deevakul earned his MFA in photography from Yale and is a regular contributor to White Zinfandel, a biannual arts publication. When The Jogging began paying contributors, he was the first to collect $25 for his submission surpassing 5,000 notes. He had an undeveloped, disposable film camera on view at NADA Miami Beach 2012, and has shown his work at W/------, Danziger, and Light Industry in New York and at Black Dragon Society in LA. Commercial clients he's shot for that begin with the letter "B" include Bergdorf Goodman, Bentley, and Baccarat.

A preview is available by clicking here: ENERGY 

Beverages  / Bioengineered Drinks / Life Enhancement 
Hardcover, 6 x 8.5 inches, 168 pages
ISBN: 978-1-57687-
784-5, $24.95 US/CAN

High-res scans to your specification are available upon request; scanning from the book or lifting images from the mechanical file are strictly prohibited. Mandatory credit line: From ENERGY: Cocktails to Get You Up by Steph Russ and Pete Deevakul, published by powerHouse Books.

For more information, please contact:
Miranda Wonder, Publicist
powerHouse Books, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: 212-604-9074 x118, Fax: 212-366-5247, email:
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