The Thinking Drinkers Almanac
By Tom Sandham, Ben McFarland
2021 • Kyle Books
A humorous miscellany with stories and recipes relating to all types of drinks—from beer and wine, to cocktails and spirits—from all over the world.
No matter what day of the year it is and regardless of the occasion, there is always a very good reason to enjoy a drink. Responsibly of course. Aimed at discerning drinkers keen to broaden their booze horizons and those looking to become more adventurous in their elbow-bending, this enlightening and alternative almanac celebrates every day of the year with an appropriate alcoholic drink—featuring everything from Absinthe and Zinfandel to Martinis and Monastic beers.
It's a cocktail of cultural history, eccentric events, unlikely anniversaries, recipes and recommendations infused with all manner of "interestingness," several dashes of drinking did-you-knows, fascinating facts, famous folk, unsung heroes, lesser-known legends from all walks of life and major weird, wonderful, and well-known moments from our past.
Tags: alcohol, beverages, Books, food writing, seasonal, was-preorder