This excerpt is from the Concordance of the novel. It's from the menu of the bar frequented by Suma, L.B.J. (Leon, Bunch, and Jeremy), and Roosevelt—and tended by Lola. They're original recipes or traditional cocktails with a twist. Enjoy!


.  The Good-Morning Old-Fashioned.

Ravenswood Rye Whiskey, Chesham Road Maple Syrup, Homemade Cinnamon Bitters, 

Sliced Blood Orange


.  Gangsterism 1940.

Flor de Cana Eighteen-Year Rum, Tobacco-Infused Sugar Cane Syrup, 

Vanilla Bean Stirrer, Topped with Gold Flakes


.  New Amsterdam.

Michter’s Bourbon Whiskey, Grand Marnier, Sweet Vermouth, Bing Cherry