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Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

by Tim Federle

Running Press | April 23, 2013 | Hardcover |

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2013 Goodreads Choice Award in the category of Food & Cookbooks

Congrats. You fought through War and Peace, burned through Fahrenheit 451, and sailed through Moby-Dick. All right, you nearly drowned in Moby-Dick, but you made it to shore—and you deserve a drink!

A fun gift for barflies and a terrific treat for book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the ultimate cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring 65 delicious drink recipes—paired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novels—the book also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout.

Even if you don't have a B.A. in English, tonight you're gonna drink like you do. Drinks include:
The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose
The Last of the Mojitos
Love in the Time of Kahlúa
Romeo and Julep
A Rum of One's Own
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margarita
Vermouth the Bell Tolls

and more!

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 4.72 × 6.69 × 0.79 in

Published: April 23, 2013

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0762448652

ISBN - 13: 9780762448654

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Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

by Tim Federle

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 4.72 × 6.69 × 0.79 in

Published: April 23, 2013

Publisher: Running Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0762448652

ISBN - 13: 9780762448654

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION: An English major walks into a bar . . . TOOLS Glassware Equipment TECHNIQUES Making a Drink Decorating a Drink TERMS Spirits Liqueurs Beer Wine Other Flavorings PART ONE DRINKS FOR DAMES Are You There God? It’s Me, Margarita Bloody Carrie Brave New Swirled Bridget Jones’s Daiquiri A Cocktail of Two Cities The Cooler Purple Ethan Pom Frangelico and Zooey Gin Eyre Howards Blend The Joy of Sex on the Beach Love in the Time of Kahlúa A Midsummer Night’s Beam One Flew Over the Cosmo’s Nest Paradise Sauced The Postman Always Brings Ice Remembrance of Things Pabst Romeo and Julep A Rum of One’s Own Rye and Prejudice The S(ide)carlet Letter Tequila Mockingbird Turn of the Screwdriver Unbearable Lightness of Peeing The Yellow Wallbanger PART TWO GULPS FOR GUYS Absinthe Shrugged A Confederacy of Ounces The Count of Monte Cristal Crime and Punish-mint Decline and Fall Down Drankenstein A Farewell to Amaretto Gulp-iver’s Travels Heart of Dark Mist Huckleberry Sin Infinite Zest The Last of the Mojitos The Lime of the Ancient Mariner Lord of the Mai-Tais Lord Pimm Malted Falcon Moby-Drink The Moonshine and Sixpence The Old Man and the Seagram’s One Hundred Beers of Solitude Orange Julius Caesar Silas Marnier The Sound and the Slurry Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Breeze Vermouth the Bell Tolls PART THREE BEVVIES FOR BOOK CLUB Fahrenheit 151 Gone with the Wine The Adventures of Sherbet Holmes The Joy Luck Club Soda The Pitc
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From the Publisher

2013 Goodreads Choice Award in the category of Food & Cookbooks

Congrats. You fought through War and Peace, burned through Fahrenheit 451, and sailed through Moby-Dick. All right, you nearly drowned in Moby-Dick, but you made it to shore—and you deserve a drink!

A fun gift for barflies and a terrific treat for book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the ultimate cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring 65 delicious drink recipes—paired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novels—the book also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout.

Even if you don't have a B.A. in English, tonight you're gonna drink like you do. Drinks include:
The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose
The Last of the Mojitos
Love in the Time of Kahlúa
Romeo and Julep
A Rum of One's Own
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margarita
Vermouth the Bell Tolls

and more!

About the Author

Tim Federle is a Broadway actor, word nerd, cocktail enthusiast, author of the YA comic novel, Better Nate Than Ever, and former lifestyle columnist for Apartment Therapy. He lives (and drinks) in New York City. Say hi at TimFederle.com and on Twitter at @TimFederle.

Editorial Reviews

“It’s a mixologist’s dream of literature-inspired drinks (and bar snacks) …Handsomely illustrated, full of literary trivia, summaries and snappy patter.” —Mystery Scene Magazine “Entertaining and beautifully designed . . . it''s a joy.” —London Evening Standard “[S]ummaries of classic novels and their corresponding recipes are garnished with groan-worthy puns and sepia-toned illustrations. I toast to that!” —Palm Beach Post “It makes a fantastic gift, but you’ll also want to pick up a copy for yourself.” —DrinkSpirits.com “Another for the ever-swelling why-didn’t-I-think-of-this file.” —Houston Chronicle Bookish blog “Pun-tastic cocktail delights . . . peruse it to find your book club''s next read (and cocktail).” —Epicurious.com A small book, perfectly gift-sized, and a fun read. Bonus? A lot of the cocktails are built in a Collins glass so are truly a pour away from drinkable. And if you skipped any of the classics mentioned in this book, Federle’s descriptions might just pique your curiosity enough to pick ‘em up.” —Sipsandshots.com Praise for Tim Federle''s Better Nate Than Ever “Hilarious and heartwarming . . . this book soars.” —Publishers Weekly starred review) “Critics are raving about Nate.” —CNN “[A]n inspired and inspiring journey.” —New York Times Book Review (Editors'' Ch
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