Colonial Spirits: A Toast to Our Drunken History by Steven Grasse

By Steven Grasse

In Colonial Spirits, Steven Grasse provides a historic manifesto on ingesting, together with 50 colonial period– encouraged cocktail recipes. The ebook contains a rousing timeline of colonial imbibing and a cultural evaluate of a dizzying variety of beverages: beer, rum and punch; temperance beverages; liqueurs and cordials; medicinal drinks; cider; wine, whiskey, and bourbon—all peppered with liquored-up adages from our founding fathers. there's additionally professional assistance on DIY equipment for domestic brewing. Imbibe your means via each one bankruptcy, with recipes just like the Philadelphia Fish residence Punch (a crowd pleaser!) and Snakebites (drink alone!). sizzling beer cocktails and rattle skulls have by no means been so thoroughly irresistible.

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