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Cocktails of the Movies : An Illustrated Guide to Cinematic Mixology (Hardcover) (Will Francis)
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Movie trivia with a twist--a fun and delicious collection of cocktail recipes and new illustrations of the iconic films they appeared in. Cocktails of the Movies is the perfect book for gathering friendsand making the fabulous mixed drinks that are featured in yourfavorite films. From Groundhog Day it's Sweet Vermouth on theRocks with a Twist; from A Clockwork Orange, a Moloko Plus.Imbibe a White Russian with the Dude, Jeff Bridges, from TheBig Lebowski, or kick back and savor some Mississippi Punchwith Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's. As interest inmixology and drinks from past decades soars, this journeythrough 64 great cocktails of the silver screen will thrill moviebuffs and provide inspiration for anyone looking to pair up anoccasion with a fine beverage. Featuring easy-to-follow recipesand original illustrations of cinema's greatest stars and movies,this book serves up fascinating trivia about the genesis of eachdrink and its role within each film's plot. In addition, it coversall the basics of preparing, garnishing, and serving cocktailsin style. No matter what your taste in movies or liquor, there'ssomething for everyone--including a Virgin Piña Colada (KurtRussell, Deathproof) and the Arnold Palmer (Will Ferrell'soptionally alcoholic cooler in The Other Guys)--in this originalcollection.
Number of Pages: 159
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine, Performing Arts
Sub-Genre: Beverages / General, Beverages / Wine + Spirits, Film + Video / Guides + Reviews
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Author: Will Francis
Street Date: October 25, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-1632
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