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The Absinthe Encyclopedia
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: David Nathan-Maister
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher:

Written by David Nathan-Maister, the book surveys the history of absinthe from earliest days right up to the present, with a particular focus on its glittering heyday in Belle Epoque France. Hundreds of full colour illustrations document every aspect of the drink - its distillation and production, the grande marques
The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails
Language: en
Pages: 960
Authors: Noah Rothbaum
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Anthropologists and historians have confirmed the central role alcohol has played in nearly every society since the dawn of human civilization, but it is only recently that it has been the subject of serious scholarly inquiry. The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails is the first major reference work to
The Shaken and the Stirred
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Stephen Schneider, Craig N. Owens
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-01 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Over the past decade, the popularity of cocktails has returned with gusto. Amateur and professional mixologists alike have set about recovering not just the craft of the cocktail, but also its history, philosophy, and culture. The Shaken and the Stirred features essays written by distillers, bartenders and amateur mixologists, as
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Betina Wittels, T.A. Breaux
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-06 - Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

Take an intimate look into the contemporary world of absinthe. International in scope, Absinthe: The Exquisite Elixir is a visually rich journey into an alluring subculture. Filled with color reproductions of classic and current lithographs, posters, cartoons, as well as photos of antiques, glassware, and other tools of the absinthe
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol
Language: en
Pages: 1704
Authors: Scott C. Martin
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-16 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

Alcohol consumption goes to the very roots of nearly all human societies. Different countries and regions have become associated with different sorts of alcohol, for instance, the “beer culture” of Germany, the “wine culture” of France, Japan and saki, Russia and vodka, the Caribbean and rum, or the “moonshine culture”