Chappy Hour: The Quick Red Fox + Fox Haunts

Much like a tricky fox, Penn Kemp’s latest collection Fox Haunts (Quattro Books) is playful and steeped in mythology. Read the poem “Steal, Stole, Stun” and a longer excerpt from this nature- and literature-inspired collection and sip on a Quick Red Fox cocktail or mocktail (just watch out for that lazy dog).


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The onset of Fall has me dreaming in reds and oranges. Drawing from that mood, I’ve been dipping into Fox Haunts (Quattro Books), the latest collection from London-area poet, Penn Kemp. Fall into this wily collection while you savour the beautiful mix of flavours in this Quick Red Fox cocktail (or mocktail!).

The Cocktail

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What You Need:
  • 2 oz Tequila Blanco or Agave juice
  • 1 oz Triple Sec or orange juice
  • 1 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 1 oz Lime Juice
  • 1 barspoon Raspberry Syrup
  • ice
  • Slice of lime 
What to Do:
  1. Fill metal cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add Tequila/Agave, Triple Sec/Orange, the Cranberry and Lime juices, and the Raspberry Syrup..
  3. Shake until the outside . frosts.
  4. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with a Lime slice.

The Poem

Did all of that make you feel a little foxy? Read more of Fox Haunts from our larger excerpt here (clicking will begin a .pdf download), or order the book here.For more Chappy Hour, click here.