Rebellious Spirits: The Illicit History of Booze in Britain

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For as long as spirits have existed, there has been someone doing something really naughty with them: selling gin through pipes in a London back alley; standing guard on a Cornish clifftop waiting for a smuggler's signal; or dodging bombs and shrapnel running whisky in the Blitz. It is a history that is thrilling, utterly fascinating and uniquely British.; Packed full of historical recipes, from Milk Punch to a Wartime Martini, along with cocktails from contemporary bartenders, Rebellious Spirits is a treasure trove for the ...

Rebellious Spirits: The Illicit History of Booze in Britain 2015, Elliott & Thompson Limited, London

ISBN-13: 9781783961795

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