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Thursday, July 21 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Getting Lit at the Hotel Monteleone - Literary Libations

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What do William Faulkner, Tennessee Williams, Ernest Hemingway, Truman Capote, Eudora Welty, Erle Stanley Gardener, Anne Rice, Rebecca Wells, Sherwood Anderson, Winston Groom, Stephen Ambrose, and a host of other prominent authors have in common? They all stayed (and probably drank) at the Hotel Monteleone. Join Philip Greene, author of To Have and Have Another – A Hemingway Cocktail Companion and a co-founder of the Museum of the American Cocktail, on this spirited study of this great hotel and it’s enduring literary legacy, focusing on the favorite drinks of the many authors who placed their corduroy-patched elbows on the bar!

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Philip Greene

Consultant/Brand Ambassador, Papa's Pilar Rum, Hemingway Rum Co.
Philip Greene is an attorney, writer and cocktail historian.  He is Trademark and Internet Counsel to the U.S. Marine Corps, based at the Pentagon.  He is also one of the founders of the Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans.  He has presented at conferences, festivals and other events around the world on a wide range of topics, including multiple times for the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and has also done events for the... Read More →

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Papa's Pilar Rum

Papa’s Pilar Rum is an award-winning premium sipping rum, crafted with the Hemingway family and inspired by Papa’s spirit for adventure. Sourced from hand-selected rums spanning the Caribbean, U.S. & Central America, our artisan-crafted spirit is solera aged and blended in American Oak barrels, Port Wine casks, and finished in Spanish Sherry casks. It boasts a complex and bold flavor profile, and exceptionally long finish making... Read More →

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