Whether you're craving a "Fizzie Miss Lizzy" or "Just A Dashwood" this delightful cocktail book will most certainly be a hit with any Janeite or experimental mixologist. Delicious recipes for pun-filled cocktails (all plays on books, places, and characters from Austen's works) are interspersed with genuinely interesting quotes and historical tidbits about Jane and her era. This reader particularly recommends the mojito-reminiscent "Middleton Muddle" named, of course, for Lady Middleton of Sense & Sensibility fame.
— Virginia Edinger
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of this good book must be in want of a drink. Winner of the Gourmand Award in the Gin category (US).
In six enduring novels, Jane Austen captured the fancies and foibles of Regency England, and every delightful page of this book celebrates the picnics, luncheons, dinner parties, and glamorous balls of Austen's world. At these social engagements, gossip reigned, love flourished, and drinks flowed. Discover an exotic world of cobblers, crustas, flips, punches, shrubs, slings, sours, and toddies, with recipes that evoke the past but suit today's tastes. Raise your glass to Sense and Sensibility
with a Brandon Old-Fashioned, Elinorange Blossom, Hot Barton Rum, or Just a Dashwood. Toast Pride and Prejudice
with a Cousin Collins, Fizzy Miss Lizzie, Gin & Bennet, or Salt & Pemberley. Brimming with enlightening quotes from the novels and Austen's letters, beautiful photographs, and period design, this intoxicating volume is a must-have for any devoted Janeite.