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Straight Up or on the Rocks: The Story of the American Cocktail

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  • Straight Up or on the Rocks: The Story of the American Cocktail (North Point Press) – Hardcover (2001)
    by William Grimes

    Straight Up or on the Rocks: The Story of the American Cocktail

    Hardcover, North Point Press
    2001
    English
    Revised ed.
    256 pages

    ISBN: 0865476012
    ISBN-13: 9780865476011

    The first comprehensive account of the cocktail, newly revised and expanded The cocktail is as old as the nation that invented it, yet until this entertaining and authoritative account, its story had never been fully told. William Grimes traces the evolution of American drink from the anything-goes concoctions of the Colonial era to the frozen margarita, spiking his meticulously researched narrative with arresting details, odd facts, and colorful figures. After exploring the proto-cocktails of the early nineteenth century ... Show more

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