To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion

To Have and Have Another

In “To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion,” author Philip Greene describes recipes for over fifty cocktails, from the earliest drink that Hemingway ever wrote about to those mentioned in posthumously published works. Along the way, Greene reveals Hemingway’s favorite cocktails, spirits, and the drink that made the most appearances in his prose.

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2011 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards Nominees Announced

Employees Only bar

The nominees for the 2011 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards have been announced, and once again the Los Angeles cocktail banner is being carried by The Varnish (nominated for Best American Cocktail Bar) and its co-owner, Eric Alperin (American Bartender of the Year). New York’s Employees Only leads the field this year with nominations for Best American Cocktail Bar, World’s Best Drink Selection, and World’s Best Cocktail Bar.

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Charles Munat, Left Coast Libations Originator, Needs Our Help

Charles Munat, originator of Left Coast Libations and Tales of the Cocktail Webmaster, was recently the victim of a professional robbery in broad daylight on the streets of Buenos Aires. The thieves made off with his laptop and all his drives, leaving him without a means to make his living. Here’s what you can do to help.

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All the Booze That’s Fit to Print – March 2011

With a slew of bar openings and more on the way, there’s never been a better time to be a cocktail enthusiast in the City of Angels. In recent weeks media coverage of the L.A. cocktail scene has ramped up, which makes it as good a time as any to collect some highlights from the last few months.

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Holidaze 2010: Words to Drink By

Let’s assume your favorite imbiber already owns the Holy Trinity of modern cocktail books: The Essential Cocktail, Imbibe!, and The Joy of Mixology. (If he or she doesn’t, read no further; you know what to do.) Following are gift ideas that will appeal not just to the cocktail geeks on your list, but history buffs…

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