Infinite Zest

Infinite Zest (a cocktail) Welcome to the first cocktail I’m sharing from Tequila Mockingbird by Tim Federle. This drink is named after Infinite Jest (1996) by David Foster Wallace and chosen by me because the ingredients made me think of my recent visit to Sicily, where Limoncello is everywhere!!! This is a strong, martini-like cocktail,... Continue Reading →

Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird If Cocktails In The Library had a moscot book, it would be this beauty!  My sister gave me a copy as a Christmas gift, and if there was an award for Best Gift Ever, she may have won it with this one! Tequila Mockingbird - Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle... Continue Reading →

Thirst quencher

Koala You Cooler This thirst quenching cocktail is perfect to pair with The Dry by Jane Harper KOALA YOU COOLER - Outback Steakhouse Copycat Recipe 1 1/2 ounces vodka 4 ounces fresh squeezed grapefruit juice 2 ounces sweet & sour mix splash cranberry juice splash Sprite lime wedge, for garnish Fill a 12-ounce frozen mug... Continue Reading →

Black Russian/White Russian

While I'm sure Count Alexander Rostov wouldn't be caught dead drinking one of these cocktails, I think they are both delicious! Black Russian 2 oz Vodka 1 oz Coffee Liqueur Serve on the Rocks! White Russian 2 oz Vodka 1 oz Coffee Liqueur Splash of cream Serve on the Rocks! The flavors are very similar,... Continue Reading →

The Manhattan

If you’re looking for the perfect cocktail to sip while reading Modern Girls, I would suggest a Manhattan.  You can enjoy this strong and tasty libation right along with the characters in the book. The recipe: 2 oz of whiskey (to be authentic you want rye whiskey or Canadian whiskey)½ oz sweet vermouth (make sure... Continue Reading →

Tequila Sunrise Mimosa

Visualize this...it’s a beautiful Saturday morning.  The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and you have a slow morning ahead of you (you can make that happen!)   You decide to pamper yourself with an hour of relaxed reading time.  Mix up this delicious and beautiful morning cocktail (but drink slow, it’s got a kick),... Continue Reading →

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