Cocktails of the Movies: An Illustrated Guide to Cinematic Mixology (Hardcover)

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And the Oscar goes to….  Mississippi Punch from Breakfast at Tiffany’s starring Audrey Hepburn  Mojito from Die Another Day with Pierce Brosnan  Cosmopolitan from the ladies in Sex in the City 

— From Lynda recommends

Description


Cocktails of the Movies serves up the 64 greatest cocktails to have featured on film.

Take a journey through Hollywood's lifelong love affair with cocktails, celebrating the greatest characters and their iconic drinks through original illustrations and easy-to-follow recipes.

From Marilyn's Manhattan in Some Like It Hot to The Dude's White Russian in The Big Lebowski there's something for everyone. Each cocktail is accompanied by the recipe, method, a history of the drink and a synopsis of its scene in the movie alongside full-color original artwork.

About the Author


Will Francis is a writer and commentator on technology and culture. He regularly appears in the media to share his expertise and opinions on how digital and social media are changing the world in which we live, often in unexpected ways.

Praise For…


"Cocktails Of The Movies is a wondrously illustrated book . . . bursting with ridiculously easy to follow recipes."

Viral Gadgets
"Whether you fancy quaffing a White Russian with The Dude or an Aqua Velva with Jake Gyllenhaal, it’s all laid out nice and clearly for you to do so."

-WOW247 (UK)
"Cocktails of the Movies . . . invites film fanatics to get their cinema fix in liquid form. This strikingly illustrated book pays tribute to 64 films ranging from Casablanca to Batman to Amélie, pairing each with a classic cocktail. A rundown of spirits, mixers, and bar tools helps take the mystery out of the mixology."

Yahoo! Food
"No home should be without Cocktails of the Movies, a visual and delicious journey through
Hollywood’s famous films and their legendary drinks."

-Don’t Panic (UK)
"It's a wonderful book."

-Parks Blogs (Singapore)
Product Details
ISBN: 9783791381749
ISBN-10: 3791381741
Publisher: Prestel
Publication Date: October 25th, 2015
Pages: 160
Language: English

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