I recently came across a 2006 NPR article on famous fiction writers and their signature drinks, which sent me down a rabbit hole looking back at the history of this pairing. In celebration of Cocktail Week on The Kitchn, here are 10 writers and the boozy concoctions they drank and wrote about. Ernest Hemingway: The Mojito - Hemingway is associated with a number of cocktails (he was, after all, a heavy drinker), but none more so than the Mojito. According to Hemingway & Bailey's Bartending Guide , the mojito was invented at La Bodeguita del Medio in Havana, Cuba, where Hemingway drank them.
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