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Tim Rayborn

Sip and Sensibility: An Inspired Literary Cocktail Collection

Sip and Sensibility: An Inspired Literary Cocktail Collection

By: Tim Rayborn
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Raise a glass to iconic character and toast to their timeless tales in this charming cocktail book that masterfully blends classic literature with exquisite drinks.

"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, thins lice of lemon peel. Got it?" James Bond knows what he’s about when it comes to cocktails. Now you can too with this collection that brings cocktails from the page to the glass. Whether you're a fan of classic literature or simply love a good drink, this book is sure to delight. Each recipe is thoughtfully crafted to reflect the essence of its literary inspiration, resulting in a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds and stoke the fires of your imagination. 

Inside you'll find:

  • Daisy's mint julep in the Great Gatsby
  • The famous James Bond vesper martini from Casino Royale
  • Ebenezer Scrooge's smoking bishop in A Christmas Carol
  • Holden Caulfield's scotch & soda in The Catcher in the Rye
  • Love in the Ruins gin fizz
  • The Jack Rose from The Sun Also Rises
  • Terry Lennox's and Marlowe’s Gimlet in The Long Goodbye
  • The negroni from A Farewell to Arms

This book provides expert guidance on crafting the perfect drink, along with tips on selecting the right glassware, garnishes, and techniques to elevate your creations. Dust off your bookshelf, polish your cocktail shaker, and savor every page while you quench your thirst for literary libations.

 

  • Contributor(s): Tim Rayborn
  • About the Contributor(s): Tim Rayborn has written a large number of books and magazine articles, especially in subjects such as music, the arts, general knowledge, and history. He lived in England for many years and studied at the University of Leeds, which means he likes to pretend that he knows what he’s talking about. He’s an almost-famous musician who plays dozens of unusual instruments from all over the world that most people have never heard of and usually can’t pronounce. He has appeared on more than forty recordings, and his musical wanderings and tours have taken him across the US, all over Europe, to Canada and Australia, and to such romantic locations as Umbria, Marrakech, Renaissance chateaux, medieval churches, and high school gymnasiums. He currently lives in Northern California with many books, recordings, and instruments, and a sometimes-demanding cat. He’s pretty enthusiastic about good wines and cooking excellent food. www.timrayborn.com
  • ISBN-13 9781400343997
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 7.25(h) x 5.44(w) inches
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