Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

by Tim Federle

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Overview

Pour yourself a drink and brush up on your literary knowledge with this clever guidebook that pairs cherished novels with both classic and cutting-edge cocktails. No B.A. in English required!

From barflies to book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the world's bestselling cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring sixty-five delicious drink recipes paired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novels, Tequila Mockingbird also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout. Drinks include:


  • The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose
  • The Last of the Mojitos
  • Love in the Time of Kahlua
  • Romeo and Julep
  • A Rum of One's Own
  • Are You There, God? It's Me, Margarita
  • Vermouth the Bell Tolls
  • and more!




2013 Goodreads Choice Award (Food & Cookbooks)


Entertainment Weekly Great Gifts for Book Lovers


BookPage Best of 2013


Clue on Jeopardy

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762448654
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 04/23/2013
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 14,295
Product dimensions: 5.32(w) x 7.16(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tim Federle is the award-winning author of one of the world's bestselling cocktail recipe books, Tequila Mockingbird, as well as the Hollywood-themed spin-off Gone with the Gin, and the novelty board book Hickory Daiquiri Dock. His most recent book, Life Is Like a Musical, is a guide to life based on his experiences on Broadway. Declared "a prolific scribe whose breezy wit isn't bound to a single genre" by the Huffington Post, Tim also writes screenplays and novels. A native of San Francisco who grew up in Pittsburgh, Tim now divides his time between New York and the internet.

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 Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose The Portrait of a Pink Lady The Rye in the Catcher

PART FOUR REFRESHMENTS FOR RECOVERING READERS Cherry Poppins Charlie and the Chocolate Fake-tini Pat the Tummy Pear the Wild Things Are The Phantom Tolljuice Rip Van Drinkle White Tang The Wonderful Blizzard of Oz PART FIVE BAR BITES FOR BOOK HOUNDS Alice’s Adventures in Wonder Bread Berry Potter The Deviled Egg Wears Prada Fear of Frying I Know This Munch is True Olives ’n’ Twist Pizza and Wendy Prawn Quixote

BONUS!
GAMES FOR GEEKS Drinking All By Your Lonesome Drinking with Friends Formulas for Metric Conversion Acknowledgments Index

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