Baton Rouge bartender and chef George Krause was waiting for the book to drop. At eight years old, a cocktail book fell from the “booze side” of the cabinet to the “game side.”
“It was now fair game to grab it and read it, and I did,” Krause said. “I enjoyed it.”
His parents found the book and wanted an explanation — via drink.
“The first drink I pulled out was the old fashion,” he said. “We had all the stuff to make it, so I followed the recipe, and tweaked it the way I thought it needed to be tweaked. The book said to dissolve sugar into water, and I ended up making simple syrup.” Read more…
Posted on January 14, 2015, in Light Pulp and tagged alcoholic, bartender, Baton Rouge, breakup, college, college life, dating, drinking, ex boyfriends, first date, getting published, Holly A. Phillips, How to Make Lemonade, relationships, The Bitter Lemon, twenty-something, writing. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.