OK, THIS certainly cheered me up!

The great writer Amy Stewart (author of, among other botanical treats, the wonderful new book "The Drunken Botanist", which is all about plant and booze) has taken it upon herself to invent "The Signature of All Things" cocktail!

Is it green and mossy?

Yes, it is green and mossy.

It is high time somebody invented a green and mossy cocktail, and I, for one, am thrilled!

First person to make this at home, PLEASE send a photo, OK?

And for anyone who is doing a SOAT book club event, please serve these!

Because remember: You can't spell SOAT with SOT.

Bottoms up,


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