Double Measures : The "Guardian" Book of Drinking, Hardback

Double Measures : The "Guardian" Book of Drinking Hardback


From the growth of the temperance movement in the early nineteenth century and the appearance of abs in the twentieth, to present day debates on alcopops and binge drinking, this collection brings together over 180 years worth of drink-related journalism from the "Guardian" including highlights from Richard Boston's celebrated real "Ale" column from the 1970s, and John Arlott's wine guide for novices from the 1980s.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages, b/w illustrations
  • Publisher: Guardian Books
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  • Category: Beverages
  • ISBN: 9780852651056



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