Rebellious Spirits: Audacious Tales of Drinking on the Wrong Side of the Law

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A delicious taste of the secret, exciting and often dangerous history of illicit spirits; Britain has always been a nation of enthusiastic drinkers. Any attempt to regulate, limit or ban our favourite tipple has been met with imaginative and daring acts of defiance: selling gin through pipes in a London back alley; smuggling brandy across Cornish clifftops; or dodging bombs and shrapnel running whisky in the Blitz.; The history of spirits in Britain has more illicit in it than licit - and that history has shaped these isles ...

Rebellious Spirits: Audacious Tales of Drinking on the Wrong Side of the Law 2018, Elliott & Thompson Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781783963799

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