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!
. Beat Bop .
Brooklyn Gin, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Fresh Lemon & Lime, Ground Black Pepper
. Death in the Afternoon .
Veuve Clicquot Champagne, Lautrec Absinthe,
Served with a “Nobody Ever Dies” Ernest Hemingway Pocket-Sized Leaflet
. Martini Francais .
Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka, Chambord, Pineapple Juice, Muddled Blackberries
. Mr. Bojangles .
Tito’s Vodka, Ginger Ale, Grenadine, Three Maraschino Cherries
. Sailor Beware .
Horseradish Vodka, Spicy Bloody Mary Mix, Sea Salt, Lemon Wedge,
Floating Raw Oysters, Served in a Martini Glass
. Bad Day .
Two Shots of Cheap Tequila, Served Back-to-Back