Posts Tagged "hemingway"


Jimmie Special Cocktail Recipe We recently found ourselves with a limited bar, but with just as much of an appetite for cocktails as usual. One of the things we happened to have on hand, a bit unusual for us, was champagne–left over from our batch of Boston Club Punch. Remembering that Hemingway was a big Champagne fan, we thumbed through our handy copy of To Have and Have Another to see if he had any ideas for us. Nothing...

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Death in the Gulf Stream Cocktail Recipe Our favorite drink from our time in Detroit was Amanda Mentzer’s Worse for Wear. We mentioned in our write-up on it last week that it’s based on a Hemingway hangover cure. Looking into it further, we discovered that the Hemingway original was in fact the product of the meeting of two of history’s titans of drink: Hemingway, of course, and Charles H. Baker. Baker was a...

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The White Lady Cocktail Recipe As was the case with last week’s Cuba Libre, the White Lady makes an appearance in an Ernest Hemingway story, but not a favorable one. In Islands in the Stream, our hero Hudson is about to head off to the neighborhood bar for a drink, but his domestic helper suggests that maybe he should just have one at home instead. It seems that Bobby the bartender is in a foul mood because his bar has been...

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Hemingway Drinks: Green Isaac’s Special Cocktail Recipe We’ve spent this week celebrating the larger than life exploits of one of the brightest stars in the drinkers’ constellation by sharing five of our favorite recipes from Philip Greene’s To Have and Have Another, a tour of the drinks from Ernest Hemingway’s life and writings. We hope our teaser inspires you to read the whole thing, a fun and...

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Hemingway Drinks: Cuba Libre Cocktail Recipe We’re spending this week celebrating the larger than life exploits of one of the brightest stars in the drinkers’ constellation by sharing five of our favorite recipes from Philip Greene’s To Have and Have Another, a tour of the drinks from Ernest Hemingway’s life and writings. We hope our teaser inspires you to read the whole thing, a fun and fascinating read and...

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