Cheers To TV : Cocktails Inspired By Iconic Television Characters Hardback
by Will Francis
The perfect pop culture pairing, this collection of drinks inspiredby iconic television characters blends old and new, spicy andsweet, strong and mellow.
Cheers to TV connects sixty cocktailsto stars of the small screen.
Some are invented specifically forthat character, such as the Bloody Ending, inspired by Game ofThrones' Daenerys Targaryen, or the Stringer Bell, an ode to TheWire.
Others deliver a TV twist to an established cocktail-aRusty Nail for Better Call Saul's titular hero, for instance.
Someare cocktails created by the show itself-Absolutely Fabulous'Stoli-Bolli is sure to outlive its boozy inventor Patsy Stone.
Thereare mocktails like the Banana Stand (honoring George MichaelBluth from Arrested Development), coffee-tinged drinks such asthe Central Perk (for Friends' Rachel), and even a rainbow slushieinspired by Pose's Blanca Evangelista. Along with clever, original illustrations, straightforward recipes,and engaging texts about the shows and characters, the authorscover the mixology basics: bar equipment; types of spirits,liqueurs, juices, and bitters; garnishes and glassware.
Whether youprefer appointment television or an hours-long stream-a-thon,this book will up the enjoyment factor.
Just remember: sip thecocktail, binge the show.