Bond and booze: test your knowledge

5. What is the literary Bond’s preferred spirit?

Answer – Scotch

James Bond actually drinks more Scotch with soda in the Fleming novels than gin Martinis. Apparently Scotch and soda features as many as 21 times in the books compared to 19 mentions for gin Martini. In the films however, it’s vodka Martini that leads, with as many as 22 appearances.

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