Early American Beverages by John Hull Brown Colonial Drinks Recipes Cookbook


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“Early American Beverages” cookbook by John Hull Brown. Published by Bonanza Books in 1966, in 2011, the book is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 8 x 10½ inches with 171 pages, it is in very good gently used condition, it has an inscription on the first page and the dust jacket has wear and small tears


This book has fascinating information about the drinking habits of America’s colonists – about the historical importance and the respectability of our early inns and taverns, the role they performed and what they looked like and what was drunk and how it was made. Chapters are: Ale and Beer; Cider and Perry; Liquers and Cordials (Creams, Elixirs, Ratafias, and Spirituous Waters); Miscellaneous Mixed Drinks; Temperance Drinks; Medicinal Beverages; Wines; and Early American Taverns.

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Weight 31 oz
Dimensions 10 × 6 × 3 in