It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of this good book must be in want of a drink.
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.
About the Author
Colleen Mullaney is the author of 11 books, including It's Five o'Clock Somewhere and Sparkle & Splash. A regular contributor to Huffington Post, she has appeared on HGTV's Insider's Garden; in the pages of ABCNews, InStyle, MSNBC, New York Daily News, and Woman's Day; and as a guest on Martha Stewart Radio. She is also a featured expert for eHow with more than 70 instructional videos.
She served as spokesperson for Daily's Cocktails and Mixers' "Summerology" promotion, making television and radio appearances across the country. She also was the featured lifestyle expert for Sam's Club's Memorial Day Picnic Basket campaign. Formerly the editor in chief of Family Circle Homecrafts, FTD in Bloom, Jo-Ann, and At Home with Chris Madden magazines, she lives in Larchmont, NY.
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. --Alcademics.com
"A cocktail recipe book based on novels by Jane Austen for delighting your guests at the next social engagement. You could say it's a very sensible purchase. Drinks include Brandon Old-Fashioned, Cousin Collins, Fizzy Miss Lizzie, and Gin and Bennet. . . . This is a great book to have for any party or occasion. Some of the drink names are quite clever. Drinks that are unique and out of the ordinary." --BuzzFeed