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Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum?

Stroll down memory lane with us as we walk back a couple decades to celebrate a new cocktail collection from (honorary) Davidson community member Sam Slaughter.

Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum? contains recipes for re-creating adult versions of your favorite '90s childhood drinks as well as original craft cocktails inspired by that iconic decade. Folks, this is '90s nostalgia in a glass, perfect for those just discovering how cool old-school Nickelodeon and Delia's once were. With recipes for alcoholic versions of childhood favorites like Ecto-Cooler and Mondo as well as creative pop-culture inspired originals like the Rum and Stimpy and Semi-Warmed Kind of Cider, this is a perfectly giftable mix of humor, nostalgia, and tasty recipes.

Sam Slaughter is a Food & Drink Editor for the men’s lifestyle magazine, The Manual. His spirits work has been published in MaximBloombergThe Bitter SouthernerThirsty, and elsewhere. Outside of spirits work,  his fiction and nonfiction have appeared in a variety of places, including Midwestern GothicMcSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Heavy Feather Review.

Sam will swing through Main Street Books for a throwback soiree. 90s attire encouraged.

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