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The Resource The school of sophisticated drinking : an intoxicating history of seven spirits, Kerstin Ehmer & Beate Hindermann ; foreword by Kevin Brauch ; with illustrations by Angela Dwyer ; [translated by] Jamie McIntosh

The school of sophisticated drinking : an intoxicating history of seven spirits, Kerstin Ehmer & Beate Hindermann ; foreword by Kevin Brauch ; with illustrations by Angela Dwyer ; [translated by] Jamie McIntosh

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The school of sophisticated drinking : an intoxicating history of seven spirits
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The school of sophisticated drinking
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an intoxicating history of seven spirits
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Kerstin Ehmer & Beate Hindermann ; foreword by Kevin Brauch ; with illustrations by Angela Dwyer ; [translated by] Jamie McIntosh
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"The school of sophisticated drinking" traces the deep-seated lineage of drinking in the social, political, and even scentific developments of our culture. Inspired by an ongoing series of lectures at Berlin's legendary Potsdamer Strasse cocktail den, the Victoria Bar, this comprehensive books delves into the sociopolitical significance of and technological innovations behind a familiar wine or spirit-- brandy, vodka, whisky, rum, gin, tequila, and champagne-- and shares plenty of tales of libational adventure. Whether you're an expert drinker or a novice barfly, it'll give you plenty to contemplate inside your glass. --- From back cover
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The School of Sophisticated Drinking, which began as an ongoing series of lectures at Berlin’s legendary Victoria Bar in 2003, traces the deep-seated lineage of drinking in the social, political, and even scientific developments of our culture. Appealing to both expert drinkers and novice barflies, each chapter delves into the sociopolitical significance of and technological innovations behind a familiar wine or spirit - brandy, vodka, whisky, rum, gin, tequila, and champagne
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10451974
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1965-
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Ehmer, Kerstin
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641.2/5
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illustrations
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no index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1968-
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  • Hindermann, Beate
  • Dwyer, Angela
  • Brauch, Kevin
  • McIntosh, Jamie
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True
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  • Liquors
  • Brandy
  • Brandy
  • Vodka
  • Vodka
  • Rum
  • Rum
  • Gin
  • Gin
  • Tequila
  • Tequila
  • Champagne (Wine)
  • Liquors
  • Champagne (Wine)
  • Alcohol Drinking
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adult
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an intoxicating history of seven spirits
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The school of sophisticated drinking : an intoxicating history of seven spirits, Kerstin Ehmer & Beate Hindermann ; foreword by Kevin Brauch ; with illustrations by Angela Dwyer ; [translated by] Jamie McIntosh
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Originally published in German as Victoria Bar, Die Schule der Trunkenheit, Metrolit Verlag BmbH and Co., KG, Berlin, 2013
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Preface: why we drink & why this book -- Foreword / by Kevin Brauch -- First semester: brandy -- Second semester: vodka -- Third semester: whisky -- Fourth semester: rum -- Fifth semester: gin -- Sixth semester: tequila -- Seventh semester: champagne -- Cocktail recipes
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ocn914400198
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781771641197
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(paperback)
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
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(OCoLC)914400198
Label
The school of sophisticated drinking : an intoxicating history of seven spirits, Kerstin Ehmer & Beate Hindermann ; foreword by Kevin Brauch ; with illustrations by Angela Dwyer ; [translated by] Jamie McIntosh
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in German as Victoria Bar, Die Schule der Trunkenheit, Metrolit Verlag BmbH and Co., KG, Berlin, 2013
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: why we drink & why this book -- Foreword / by Kevin Brauch -- First semester: brandy -- Second semester: vodka -- Third semester: whisky -- Fourth semester: rum -- Fifth semester: gin -- Sixth semester: tequila -- Seventh semester: champagne -- Cocktail recipes
Control code
ocn914400198
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 244 pages
Isbn
9781771641197
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)914400198

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