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Drink: A Tippler's Miscellany

Drink: A Tippler's Miscellany (Hardback)

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Did You Know...











A piece of toast was dropped into wine in ancient Rome to toast someone for good health?









The word `bridal' originated from `bride ale', a special alcohol brewed for a marriage feast?









Rum was so important in New England that a contract wasn't considered sealed until a glass had been drunk?





Drink contains everything you have ever wanted to know about alcohol, from how to make absinthe to the cultural history of zythos (beer), and is packed with fascinating and curious facts about life's `second greatest pleasure' (according to essayist Samuel Johnson). Bottoms up!

Food & DrinkBeveragesAlcoholic beverages Publisher: Summersdale Publishers Publication Date: 10/09/2015 ISBN-13: 9781849537551  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Jane Peyton is an author, after-dinner speaker, and Principal of School of Booze, an events company, where she produces and presents beer, cider, and wine tasting experiences. She is a beer sommelier, enthusiastic advocate for matching beer with food rather than wine, and instigator of Beer Day Britain (the UK's national beer day).

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