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This review is from: Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl (Hardcover)
I was already a fan of Wondrich's previous book "Imbibe", and was pleasantly surprised when I had learned of his follow-up entry "Punch". If you are the curious type, as I am, you'll be delighted to learn more about this niche of history, and with a little bit of preparation, and Mr. Wondrich's help you can taste the beverages that our forefathers enjoyed when they wanted to relax. This book is not only a translation of bygone recipes to modern equivalent of ingredients and measures, it also gives the back-story, and puts the drinks into the context of the period. I couldn't recommend any of David Wondrich's books any higher, as I find myself coming back rereading sections of them again and again.