Gin: A Global History - Lesley Jacobs Solmonson

Gin: A Global History tells you everything you ever wanted to know about this magical and delicious spirit borne of juniper berries and ingenuity. Author Lesley Jacobs Solomon discusses how Gin’s numerous incarnations around the globe were shaped by human factors like war, colonization, famine, religion and prohibition. She explores the different distillation processes and ingredients of the so-called “Dutch Courage” that created endless variations, each with their own unique flavor profile. With great anecdotes and an index of recipes, Gin: A Global History proves why this cocktail has such a storied past and is now at the forefront of the current artisanal spirit craze.

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ISBN: 9781861899248
Availability: Special Order—Subject to Availability
Published: Reaktion Books - May 15th, 2012