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Water of life : a history of wine-distilling and spirits : 500 BC-AD 2000

The author provides a history of distilling in the Middle East and Europe from the earliest experiments by the Pythagorean alchemists of Ptolomaic Egypt to the commercial production of spirits in the British Isles. This work includes the manufacture of spiritous liquors such as whisky, gin, and others
Print Book, English, 2006
Prospect, Totnes, 2006