“Any mans life if told truly…is a novel”-Ernest Hemingway

Champagne and Absinthe this drink was invented by Hemingway and shares its name with the book


“In this profession it’s a long walk between drinks.” – Truman Capote

CAPOTE “my orange drink”


“A dry martini… One. In a deep Champagne goblet…Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?”
– James Bond

The Vesper Martini is the first drink Bond ever order-and the only time he orders it.


“First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Pour gin and lime juice into a chilled highball glass filled with ice cubes. Top with club soda, and stir gently. Garnish with lime wheel. Serve with two straws.


“Isn’t anythin’ Ah got whiskey won’t cure.” – William Faulkner

Faulkner’s Mint Julep recipe, as seen in Rowan Oak, the estate where William Faulkner lived from 1930 until his death in 1962, consisted of whiskey, 1 tsp sugar, ice, and a sprig or two of crushed mint, served in a metal cup.


“Alcohol is like love,”he said”The first kiss is magic, the second intimate,the third is routine. Aftre that you take the girl’s clothes off.” Phillip Marlow-The Long Goodbye

Half Gin and Half Lime served in a chilled glass.