Famous authors including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sylvia Plath, and Ernest Hemingway were known not only for the literary prowess but also their ability to throw back a few (or in some cases, a few too many) drinks. Booze has inspired countless books, so it’s only natural that some mixologists likewise draw their inspiration from the classics. Here are seven cocktails inspired by books (and one auteur).
Jekyll and Hyde at The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen, Edinburgh, Scotland
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For some book lovers, booze and books go together like wine and cheese, and a number of venues are capitalizing on this pairing. Some independent bookstore-bar hybrids, like Oxford Exchange in Tampa, Florida, skew more toward a bookstore and restaurant with a cocktail program. Others, like Spotty Dog Books & Ales in Hudson, New York, serve wine and beer with bar snacks.
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