Cheers To Ernest Hemingway’s Black Currant Liqueur

By Maddie Crum

Although he didn’t actually say, “Write drunk. Edit sober,” serious academic research suggests that Hemingway might’ve been a proponent of alcohol. (The Sun Also Rises isn’t exactly a 200-page drunk-fest, but close enough.) When asked about downing martinis before writing, Hemingway responded:

“Jeezus Christ! Have you ever heard of anyone who drank while he worked? You’re thinking of Faulkner. He does sometimes — and I can tell right in the middle of a page when he’s had his first one. Besides, who in hell would mix more than one martini at a time, anyway?”

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