• Cocktail Talk: The Riddle of the Third Mile, Part II

    5 days ago - By A.J. Rathbun

    Last week, I put up perhaps my favorite Cocktail Talk of all time - or darn close! It's so good (you've read it right? If not, get you there ), that I figured it'd be the only quote here from Colin Dexter's sixth Inspector Morse book, The Riddle of the Third Mile. But then I remembered (much like Morse remembering another obscure fact) that there was a second quote, also amazing. Not quite as amazing, but darn good, and has such a sweet phrase for what I'm thinking is more-or-less a Martini. Check it out:
    ‘What'll it be, Morse? No beer, I'm afraid but gin and tonic, gin and French?'
    ‘Gin...
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