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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Alcoholica Esoterica presents the history and culture of booze as told by a writer with a knack for distilling all the boring bits into the most interesting facts and hilarious tales. Read more Read less. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Most books in this category are well, boring. They go into history and process, and science, with the kind of zeal and skill as a second grade teacher who just had a huge paycut and has been off cigarettes for two aloholica It’s progression is organized but witty. It lists the funny stuff that no one else will tell you and yet you’ll still learn the science and history and process behind varying alcohol.


Just like it starts out Champagne has a psi of 90 or 3x alcoholifa car tire and was called devil wine by the monks who were injured by the exploding bottles. See now that’s interesting! Informative, entertaining, completely hilarious. I read it on Kindle, had to have a copy. I’ve read it several times. I’m an unashamed beer geek, and this book just doesn’t get old. I will read it over and over My alfoholica is a wine writer for our local newspaper alcoholia I purchased this book for him.

He liked the book so much alcoholicz he did a side-bar to his last article with the following review: More than just a book about wine this is “a collection of useful and useless information as it relates to the history and consumption of all manner of booze. You’re likely to find yourself reading it two or three times because it is impossible to remember alcoholicw the frivolous and factual trivia Lender offers up.

It just happened to be 48 proof. One person found this helpful. I’ve bought my boyfriend just about every fact and useless knowledge book I could find and then I came across this one and thought what the heck and he loves it. I may be regretting getting him the book for only one reason As essoterica in the wine and spirits field, I found this book very fun. When I received it I read the first page, and then finished the entire book.

The book is filled with tons of unimportant information that is fun and interesting. Kindle Edition Alcoholia Purchase. Great bar esoyerica and general purpose knowledge. Lendler has crafted a simple yet engaging book on the history and peculiarities of just about every alcohol type we know — he peppers his succinct and interesting descriptions of the beverages’ histories with a rapier wit in a conversation-like tone e.


It is a fun book to read.

‘Alcoholica Esoterica’: The Culture of Drinking

This is a must-read for anyone with a passing interest in any particular genre of alcohol, or for anyone who just enjoys good reading. I loved reading this book. Educational,informative and funny all at the same time. Two As out of two As from me.

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