Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl

by David Wondrich

ISBN-10: 0399536167
ISBN-13: 9780399536168
Region: USA
Publisher: Perigee Books
Publication Date: November, 2010
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About Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl

Publisher Web Link: http://us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/publishers/adult/perigee.html

An Authoritative, historically informed tribute to the punch bowl, by the James Beard Award-winning author of Imbibe!.

Replete with historical anecdotes, expert observations, notes on technique and ingredients, and of course world-class recipes, Punch will take readers on a celebratory journey into the punch bowl that starts with some very lonely British sailors and swells to include a cast of lords and ladies, admirals, kings, presidents, poets, pirates, novelists, spies, and other colorful characters.

It is a tale only David Wondrich can tell-and it is sure to delight, amuse, and inspire the mixologist and party-planner in everyone.

Author Information

About David Wondrich

Author Web Link: http://www.davidwondrich.com/

David Wondrich is one of the world’s foremost authorities on cocktails and their history. A contributing editor at Esquire and at Wine and Spirits, he has also written for numerous other publications on the subject, including the New York Times, Saveur, Real Simple, and Drinks. Dr. Wondrich holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature, and is a founding member of The Museum of the American Cocktail and a partner in Beverage Alcohol Resource, the world’s first advanced education program in spirits and cocktails. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and daughter.  

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