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Weekend with Hemingway – Part 12: Villa America Special

History This drink is suspiciously like a Sidecar. Although Hemingway would have undoubtedly drank Sidecars, this version and name of ...
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WEEKEND WITH HEMINGWAY – PART 11: Americano

History The Americano is an easy cocktail to make with equal parts of Campari and Sweet vermouth with some soda ...
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WEEKEND WITH HEMINGWAY – PART 10: Champagne Cocktail

The modern version of the classic champagne cocktail contains a sugar cube soaked in bitters with a spot of cognac, ...
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WEEKEND WITH HEMINGWAY – PART 9: Pauline Hemingway’s Rum Scoundrel

Pauline Pfeiffer was the second of Hemingway’s four wives and one of three to have grown up in St. Louis. ...
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Weekend With Hemingway – Part 8: Pink Gin

Angostura bitters was developed by the German, Johan Siegert while stationed at the town of Angostura (modern day Ciudad Bolívar) ...
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Weekend with Hemingway – Part 7: Vermouth Panache

This drink appears with no garnish or bitters in To Have and Have Not… But in Hemingway’s Esquire article, “There ...
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WEEKEND WITH HEMINGWAY – PART 6: Cuba Libre

Let’s start with a little history… Coca Cola first became available in Cuba around 1900 following the Spanish-American war which ...
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WEEKEND WITH HEMINGWAY – PART 5: GIN & TONIC

Let’s start with a little history… Gin is an evolution of the Dutch drink genever or jenever which was made ...
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WEEKEND WITH HEMINGWAY – PART 4: Mint Julep

Like many of our classic drinks the Mint Julep started life as a restorative concoction, particularly to quell an upset ...
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WEEKEND WITH HEMINGWAY – PART 3: Martini

Martini’s are probably the drink most people think of when cocktails are mentioned. Therefore, it is no surprise there are ...
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Weekend with Hemingway – Part 2: The Bloody Mary

As with many classic cocktails, there is some dispute over who invented the Bloody Mary. The most likely origin is ...
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Weekend with Hemingway – Part 1: The Negroni

“This is a good place,” he said. “There’s a lot of liquor,” I agreed. ― Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also ...
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Shepherd Neame & Co – Double Stout Review

As the cool breath of winter tucks us into bed in our flannelette pyjamas and bed socks, it’s time to ...