Proof: The Science of Booze

Proof: The Science of Booze Author Adam Rogers
ISBN-10 0544538544
ISBN-13 9780544538542
Year 2015-05-12
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher Mariner Books
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Named a Best Science Book of 2014 by Amazon Wired theGuardian and NBC Winner of the 2014 Gourmand Award for Best Spirits Book in the United States Finalist for the 2015 PEN E O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Lively Rogerss descriptions of the science behind familiar drinks exert a seductive pull New York Times Humans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz In a spirited tour across continents and cultures Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the worlds top gene sequencing labs introducing us to the bars barflies and evolving scienceat the heart of boozy technology He chases the physics biology chemistry and metallurgy that produce alcohol and the psychology and neurobiology that make us want it If youve ever wondered how your drink arrived in your glass or what it will do to you Proofmakes an unparalleled drinking companion Rogerss book has much the same effect as a good drink You get a warm sensation you want to engage with the wider world and you feel smarter than you probably are Above all it makes you understand how deeply human it is to take a drink Wall Street Journal

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