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Publications: Come Drink the Bowl Dry

Come Drink the Bowl Dry
By Peter Brown and Marla Schwartz

Softback, 104 pages.  Fully illustrated with 56 colour and 44 black and white images.
ISBN: 948 939 10 9

A history of the evolution of Georgian drinks -  ale, cider, wine and hard spirits - together with a comprehensive survey of the objects used in their consumption.

The book examines the history of the consumption of alcohol and the customs and manners (and sometimes lack of manners) associated with it.

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