By Paul Dickson
In Contraband Cocktails, Paul Dickson leads us on a desirable travel of these years—from the “Man within the eco-friendly Hat” making mystery deliveries to Capitol Hill, to The nice Gatsby’s Daisy pouring Tom a mint julep on the Plaza, to contained in the smoky nightclubs of the Jazz Age—Dickson serves up an intoxicating story of the way and what americans drank in the course of Prohibition.
Chock-full of scandalous background, cultural curiosities, and dozens of recipes by means of everybody from Ernest Hemingway to Franklin D. Roosevelt—along with a thesaurus of phrases that may shock the main professional bartender—Paul Dickson’s Contraband Cocktails is the precise better half to any reader’s Cocktail Hour.
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