Presents a look at the science of alcohol production and consumption, from the principles behind the fermentation, distillation, and aging of alcoholic beverages, to the psychology and neurobiology of what happens after it is consumed.
ISBN: 0547897960 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780547897967 (hardcover)
Physical Description:264 pages ; 24 cmprint
Publisher:Boston :Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2014.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Yeast -- Sugar -- Fermentation -- Distillation -- Aging -- Smell and taste -- Body and brain -- Hangover -- Conclusion.