Welcome to Cocktails in Literature, a new series hosted by longtime bartender, and former Rhode Islander, Justin Razza. In each video, Razza explores the extraordinary cocktails described in some of the world's most celebrated novels, and replicates the drink while presenting the recipe for you to make for yourself.
This week, a Martini - As Ordered in A Farewell to Arms. This novel by Ernest Hemingway is set during the Italian campaign of World War I. Published in 1929, A Farewell to Arms is a first-person account of American Frederic Henry, serving as a Lieutenant ("Tenente") in the ambulance corps of the Italian Army. The title is taken from a poem by 16th-century English dramatist George Peele.
Watch Razza reconstruct this classic cocktail in this week's Cocktails in Literature below
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