The Trip to Echo Spring

The Trip to Echo SpringWhy is it that some of the greatest works of literature have been produced by writers in the grip of alcoholism, an addiction that cost them personal happiness and caused harm to those who loved them In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol through

Proof: The Science of Booze

Proof: The Science of BoozeHumans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the worlds top gene sequencing labs,

Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect CocktailA revolutionary approach to making better looking, better tasting drinks In Dave Arnolds world, the shape of an ice cube, the sugars and acids in an apple, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, tested, and tweaked With Liquid Intelligence, the creative force

Drinking with Men: A Memoir

Drinking with Men: A MemoirA vivid, funny, and poignant memoir that celebrates the distinct lure of the camaraderie and community one finds drinking in bars Rosie Schaap has always loved bars the wood and brass and jukeboxes, the knowing bartenders, and especially the sometimes surprising but always comforting company of

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail TechniqueLooking to impress your family and guests with your cocktails Look no further than this cocktail recipe book, The Bar Book Bartending and mixology for the home cocktail enthusiast.Learn the key techniques of bartending and mixology from a master Written by renowned bartender and cocktail blogger

Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's Whiskey

Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's WhiskeyHow bourbon came to be, and why its experiencing such a revival today Unraveling the many myths and misconceptions surrounding Americas most iconic spirit, Bourbon Empire traces a history that spans frontier rebellion, Gilded Age corruption, and the magic of Madison Avenue Whiskey has profoundly

Gin: The Manual

Gin: The ManualIn recent years, gin has shed its old fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit The number of brands grows every day and bartenders and consumers are now beginning to re examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex.Now, with brands available than