The Spirits

Richard Godwin
A book club but for cocktails! Every Friday, around 4pm, the British journalist Richard Godwin will send a delicious recipe to your inbox, plus a light but extremely erudite essay, bar talk, links and a specially curated playlist to match your drink.
Created 29 Sep 2020
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  • The Spirits #51: Brandy Milk Punch
    05 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 3 4
    📚 THE SPIRITS (i.e. the book that inspired this newsletter) is available once more! You can find it at: Bookshop.org, Foyles, Blackwells, Hive, Waterstones, Amazon and even WH Smith. Makes a great Ch...
  • The Spirits #50: The Gibson
    29 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 4 5
    📚 THE SPIRITS (i.e. the book that inspired this newsletter) is available once more! You can find it at: Bookshop.org, Foyles, Blackwells, Hive, Waterstones, Amazon and even WH Smith. Makes a great Ch...
  • No Spirits This Week
    22 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 1
    Friends, I’m afraid this week has defeated me. One by one, my family has succumbed to one of those evil bugs doing the rounds and I just haven’t managed to find the time to craft the drinks, nor the d...
  • The Spirits #49: The Sazerac
    15 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 3 1
    📚 THE SPIRITS (i.e. book that inspired this newsletter) is available once more! You can find it at: Bookshop.org, Foyles, Blackwells, Hive, Waterstones, Amazon and even WH Smith. BONUS: If you feel i...
  • The Cabinet: Apricot Brandy
    15 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 0 1
    HI! This is the CABINET, the ultra-premium, triple-filtered version the SPIRITS. Each fortnight or so, I’ll tell you about a cocktail ingredient I like: bit of history, bit of mystery, and a few so th...
  • The Spirits #48: The Porn Star Daiquiri
    08 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    📚 THE SPIRITS (i.e. book that inspired this newsletter) is available once more! You can find it at: Bookshop.org, Foyles, Blackwells, Hive, Waterstones, Amazon and even WH Smith. BONUS: If you feel i...
  • The Spirits: OUT NOW!
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    HELLO! I would be remiss if I did not inform you that my book, THE SPIRITS, is now available once more, from all good bookshops. It was hit hard by supply chain issues early on in lockdown, but happil...
  • The Spirits #47: The Sidecar
    24 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 3 1
    ENJOYING THE SPIRITS? Please consider subscribing! You will find exciting extra “content” - and also, keep my children supplied with maraschino cherries. Give a gift subscription Get 30% off forever ~...
  • The Spirits #46: The Fig Leaf Old Fashioned
    17 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 1 2
    ENJOYING THE SPIRITS? Thirsty for more? Please consider subscribing. Give a gift subscription Get 30% off forever ~ THE FIG LEAF OLD FASHIONED ~ A small fig leaf or two 50ml whisk(e)y 10ml golden suga...
  • The Spirits #45: Enchanted Catnip
    10 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 1
    ENJOYING THE SPIRITS? Join the Cabinet. It’s like the Spirits but for the real heads. Tell your friends about it too. 👇👇👇 Give a gift subscription Get 30% off forever ~ ENCHANTED CATNIP (aka The Ta...
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