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Salted Mixed Nuts $6

Cashews, Almonds, Pecans, Brazil Nuts, Macadamia Nuts

Greek & Spanish Olives $6

Chapter I: Beach Reads

Tall and refreshing, this collection of approachable, thirst-quenching cocktails will make you dream of sun-drenched days. Guaranteed to be light, effervescent and delicious.

NEW! LA CONFIDENTIAL $16

Keep it classified. This tangy, tropical take on a Paloma is coming to you off the record, on the QT and very hush-hush.
Tequila, Cachaca, Donn’s Mix, Lime, Soda

NEW! THE DHARMA BUMS $15

Jack Kerouac drank sherry wine with soda, so we’d like to think this cobbler would be right up his alley.
Vodka, Sherry, Blueberry, Mint, Soda

THE MYSTERY AT LILAC INN $15

The real secret is how this drink can be both so striking and so delicious.
PURPLE GIN, APEROL, ELDERFLOWER, LEMON, Soda

Beatrice and Virgil $16

Those who carry a knife and a pear (and this tasty cocktail) are never afraid of the dark.
BOURBON, PEAR, LEMON, HONEY-THYME,
TIKI BITTERS, SODA

THE LIFE OF PI $15

This bubbly treat may help with the selective transforming of reality.
MANGO, ELDERFLOWER, ORANGE, PROSECCO, RHUBARB BITTERS

Chapter II: Adventures

Shaken, bright and citrus-y, this collection of best-sellers and inventive new creations will
leave you wanting more!

NEW! THE LOST APOTHECARY $17

Revenge is a dish best served deliciously, like this fruity, frothy sour
Strawberry-infused Bombay Sapphire gin, Elderflower, Pisco, Lemon, Hibiscus, Egg white

***Contains egg white***

NEW! GONE BAMBOO $16

Anthony Bourdain once asked “Is it good? Does it give pleasure?” and the answer is yes – to both this tropical sour and the novel that inspired it.
Coconut-infused rum, mango, lime, Nigori Sake

NEW! CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS $16

Complex, dynamic and nuanced, just like Sally Rooney’s debut novel.
Peach-infused Writers’ Tears, basil Becherovka,
Lemon, Pear bitters

I’LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE $16

If you see the ghost of Hank Williams, the Doc prescribes this south-of-the-border riff on a Penicillin.
CAZADORES TEQUILA, MEZCAL, CRANBERRY SHRUB, LEMON, GINGER

Everyone brave is forgiven $15

This book, set during the Blitz, inspired what may be the most quintessentially English cocktail we’ve ever created.
EARL GREY INFUSED GIN, LILLET BLANC, LEMON, LAVENDER

Chapter III: Epics

Stirred and spirit-forward, these cocktails will take you on a journey. Created to be sipped and savoured, they’re perfect any time of year.

NEW! STRANGE WEATHER IN TOKYO $17

Off-beat, quirky, and unexpected – this drink, like its namesake book, defies description.
Morel infused Bombay Sapphire Gin, Draft Sake,
Marsala, bitters, thyme

IT’s BACK! DON QUIXOTE $18

When life itself seems lunatic, it’s time for one of
these bright, boozy, earthy creations.
Mezcal, Akvavit, Fino Sherry, Benedictine, Citric Acid, Simple Syrup, lemon oils

MIDNIGHT MAGIC $18

This Manhattan reveals rich, autumnal complexities
hidden under its straightforward demeanor.
Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Coconut, Calvados,
Sweet Vermouth, Spiced Bitters, Cherry

CASINO ROYALE $15

Place your bets with this brightly verdant take on a classic Martini. May the odds be in your favour.
Bombay Sapphire Gin, Affino, Dry Vermouth,
Absinthe, Orange Bitters, Rosemary oil

FAHRENHEIT 451 $15

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” Our take on an old-fashioned.
COPPER POT CANADIAN WHISKEY, MAPLE SIMPLE SYRUP,
ANGOSTURA BITTERS, ORANGE ZEST
*A gratuity of 20% (pre-tax) will be added to parties of 6 or more.*

Chapter IV: First Editions

Here are the drinks we’ve poured our hearts and souls (and our most ultra-premium spirits) into. Using advanced techniques and house-made ingredients, we’re delighted to share some of our most special creations with you.

NEW! DEMON COPPERHEAD $24

Barbara Kingsolver’s re-telling of David Copperfield hits all the right notes; just like this beautiful riff on a Vieux Carre.
Writers’ Tears Red Head Sherry Cask Finished Irish Whiskey, Belle de Brillet, Bonal, Bitters

NEW! GREAT EXPECTATIONS $36

Every new release from this incredible Barbados distillery is the stuff of legend (like Pip!), and we’re proud to share it with you in this perfectly balanced rum cocktail.
Foursquare Rum, Appleton 15 year Rum,
yellow chartreuse, lemon oils

NEW! BRIDESHEAD REVISITED $24

Step into some nostalgia with this rich and luxurious Brandy Alexander inspired Flip, created with a special Cognac finished in bourbon barrels.
Blue Swift Cognac, house-made chocolate liqueur,
whole egg, nutmeg and xocolatl bitters

***Contains egg white***

City on Fire $23

Smoky and complex with a very loooong finish (the book and the drink).
10 YEAR ISLAY AND 12 YEAR BLENDED SCOTCH, MEZCAL,
COINTREAU, BITTERS, SIMPLE SYRUP, ORANGE ZEST

Chapter IV: Young Adults & Non-Alcoholic

Here at FLW we put as much care and attention into making our mocktails as we do with their boozy counterparts. And although these may technically be books for kids, we loved them as grown-ups too.

NEW! HOTEL MAGNIFIQUE $12

Check in with this delicately spiced and citrus-forward highball inspired by the glamour of the Belle Epoque
Non-alcoholic ‘spirit’, Donn’s Mix, Lime, Soda

NEW! HOLD FAST $12

Inspired by Kevin Major’s Newfoundland coming-of-age novel, this drink tastes like summer in St. John’s.
Non-alcoholic ‘spirit’, Blueberry, Mint, Soda

THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET $12

“We are tired of being beautiful”…but this
bright and tropical drink sure isn’t!
Non-alcoholic ‘spirit’, MANGO JUICE, ORANGE JUICE,
ELDERFLOWER, RHUBARB BITTERS

THE LIGHTNING THIEF $12

Everybody, even monsters, needs the attention
delivered by this herbaceous NA cocktail.
Non-alcoholic ‘spirit’, PEAR JUICE, LEMON,
HONEY-THYME SYRUP, WALNUT BITTERS

***Contains walnuts***

Beer & Cider in Tall Cans

Czechvar Premium Lager $9

Budejovicky Budvar
The original Czech pilsner – 5%

Rainhard Kapow IPA $9

Rainhard Brewing
An excellent traditional North American IPA with moderate bitterness and mild notes of grapefruit and mango – 6.5%

Ardiel Cider House Dry Cider $9

Georgian Hills Vineyard Inc.
A very dry apple cider from Ontario’s Blue Mountains – 6%

Partake Hazy IPA (Non-alcoholic) $7

Partake Brewing
Dry hopped with notes of ripe apricot, sweet mango, and juicy berries. – 0.5%

Rotating feature $9

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Wine Selection

White

House White $12 Glass | $48 Bottle
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Chardonnay $14 Glass | $56 Bottle
USA (California) • Black’s Station

Red

House Red $12 Glass | $48 Bottle
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Cab Sauv $14 Glass | $56 Bottle
USA (California) • Parducci

Other

Prosecco $12 Glass | $48 Bottle
Italy • Villa Sandi
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