Chapter I: Beach Reads
Our lightest and most effervescent drinks, these are a little like taking a tropical vacation.
NEW! BLUE HIGHWAYS $14
‘Be careful of going in search of adventure, it’s ridiculously easy to find.’
KETEL ONE VODKA, CASSIS, COCCHI AMERICANO, BLUEBERRY SHRUB, SODA – 1.5oz
NEW! THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE $14
‘Never pray to the gods who answer after dark.’
BRANDY, RHUBARB, ORANGE, PROSECCO – 4oz
The rum diary $14
A beachy mash-up of a Pina Colada and a Dark ‘n’ Stormy.
Coconut-infused mount gay & havana club rum, pineapple shrub, ginger beer – 2oz
Beatrice and Virgil $14
Those who carry a knife and a pear (and this tasty cocktail) are never afraid of the dark.
Four Roses Bourbon, Pear, Lemon, Honey-thyme, Soda – 2oz
Chapter II: Adventures
Shaken, citrus-y and inventive, these cocktails will take you on a tasty trip!
NEW! The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo $14
Drink this creamy concoction, and “never let anyone make you feel
Ketel One Vodka, Green Chartreuse, vanilla liqueur, cream, bitters – 1.5oz
NEW! THE ROAD TO MARS $14
Levity may be the soul of wit, but bourbon is the (delicious) heart of this cocktail.
Four Roses Bourbon, Baking Spice Syrup, Citrilized Orange Juice, Egg white, Port – 2oz
***Contains egg white***
It’s Back! HOW TO STOP TIME $15
This cocktail may just make you break the “Don’t fall in love” rule.
TURMERIC-INFUSED TEQUILA, STREGA, GINGER, LEMON – 2oz
Everyone brave is forgiven
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 – 2oz
Chapter III: Epics
Stirred and spirit-forward, these sippers combine crowd-pleasing classics with some wild new twists!
NEW! WHEN ALL IS SAID $15
An Irish old-fashioned worthy of Mr. Hannigan’s final toast “to all I have been and never will be again”.
Writers Tears Irish Whisky, Stout Reduction, bitters – 2oz
*** Contains gluten ***
NEW! HOUR OF THE STAR $15
“Simplicity is achieved with enormous effort”, much like this deceptively complex sipper.
Cachaca, Calvados, Amaro Nonino, Mezcal, Celery Bitters, Lemon zest – 2oz
IT’S BACK! The Bone Clocks $15
Way more than meets the eye–just like David Mitchell’s novels.
GIN, SAKE, GINGER SYRUP, LILLET, ST. GERMAIN, CITRUS – 2.75oz
FAHRENHEIT 451 $14
“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” Our take on an old-fashioned.
FORTY CREEK COPPER POT WHISKEY, MAPLE SIMPLE SYRUP, ANGOSTURA BITTERS, ORANGE ZEST – 2oz
City on Fire $16
Smoky and complex with a very loooong finish (the book and the drink).
ARDBEG 10 & JOHNNY WALKER BLACK SCOTCH, LOS SIETES MISTERIOS MEZCAL, COINTREAU, BITTERS, SIMPLE SYRUP – 2oz
The Echo Wife $15
Layered, nuanced, and with a hint of bitterness, just like Sarah Gailey’s speculative sci-fi.
Akvavit, Tromba Blanco Tequila, Cynar, Lillet Blanc, Amaro Lucano, Lemon Zest – 2oz
*A gratuity of 18% will be added to parties of 6 or more.*
Chapter IV: YA (Non-Alcoholic)
Of course grown-ups can read YA novels, and we can all enjoy these booze-free alternatives.
THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET $10
“We are tired of being beautiful”…but this bright and tropical drink sure isn’t!
SEEDLIP GROVE, MANGO JUICE, ELDERFLOWER, RHUBARB BITTERS
THE LIGHTNING THIEF $10
Everybody, even monsters, needs the attention delivered by this herbaceous NA cocktail.
SEEDLIP GARDEN, PEAR JUICE, LEMON, HONEY-THYME SYRUP, WALNUT BITTERS
DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE $6
A spicy mocktail fit for an angel (or a chimera).
PINEAPPLE-ROSEMARY SHRUB, SIMPLE SYRUP, HELLFIRE BITTERS, SODA
*CONTAINS A TRACE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL DUE TO THE HELLFIRE BITTERS*
Czechvar Premium Lager $7.50
The original Czech pilsner – 5%
Woodhouse Lager $7.50
Woodhouse Brewing Co.
An easy drinking premium Lager – 5%
Rainhard Kapow IPA $7.50
An excellent traditional North American IPA with moderate bitterness and mild notes of grapefruit and mango – 6.5%
Nordic Pale Ale $7.50
Woodhouse Brewing Co.
Cafted in small batches at the brewery on Lansdowne – 4.9%
St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout $7.50
McAuslan Brewing Inc.
Forward aromas of chocolate, roasted coffee and malt – 5%
Ardiel Cider House Dry Cider $8
Georgian Hills Vineyard Inc.
A very dry apple cider from Ontario’s Blue Mountains – 6%
House White $12 Glass | $48 Bottle
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Chardonnay $14 Glass | $56 Bottle
USA (California) • Black’s Station
House Red $12 Glass | $48 Bottle
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Cab Sauv $14 Glass | $56 Bottle
USA (California) • Parducci
Prosecco $12 Glass | $48 Bottle
Italy • Villa Sandi
Rose $14 Glass | $56 Bottle
France • Jean-Luc Colombo
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