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Stuart Press: The Tippler’s Guide to the Mid 17th Century

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Product Code: 150820

Stuart Press: The Tippler’s Guide to the Mid 17th Century

The Tippler’s Guide to Drink and Drinking in the Early to Mid 17th Century by Stuart Peachey, illustrated by Karen Gardner, from the Seventeenth Century Food Series published by Stuart Press © Historical Management Associates Ltd. 1992. ISBN 1 85804 007 8.

84 page A5 booklet. This book is intended as a guide to re-enactors and home brewers who wish to brew and imbibe late 16th to mid 17th century alcoholic beverages in the correct manner. Contents:

  • Part 1 Drinking establishments and laws; prices
  • Part 2 British Drinks: Beers & Ales, Cider & Perry; Bragget; Hydromel, Mead & Metheglin
  • Part 3 Wines: Imported wines, wine management and fruit wines.
  • Part 4 Composite drinks: Buttered beer, Hypocras, Hum, Usquebath, Water, Posset, Syllabub.
  • Appendix 1: Sample warrants related to Alehouses
  • Glossary
  • Abbreviations

Very minor scuffs and marks to the cover and slight corrosion to the staples. The binding is secure and all internal content is clean and legible. Overall a good clean copy.


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