What were Bond's drinking habits across the books and how do they differ in the films?
We discuss aspects of James Bond's drinks and along the way we mull over the loss of local flavour, drinks missing from the films, Bond's salad dressing recipe, chaining carte blanche's, following 007's trail in NYC, substitutions for illusive Kina Lillet (and how they blew a big marketing opportunity), how to mix a perfect Vesper, shaking versus stirring, brandless bourbon, Ian Fleming's gin, and when eleven is too many. We round out by discussing our favourite real-world Bond locations we've visited.
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David's paperback book 'The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond' can be found on Amazon US, UK, and France.
The recording took place on April 19th, 2019 in the USA and Spain.
James Page is a co-founder of MI6-HQ.com and the magazine MI6 ConfidentialDavid Leigh runs thejamesbonddossier.comBill Koenig runs the Spy Command at hmssweblog.wordpress.com#askbond speed round had questions from @Stingray_travelThis podcast is copyright Pretitles LLC © 2019Music credit 'Spy & Die' by Jay Man