Brian D. Hoefling

discusses

Distilled Knowledge:
The Science Behind Drinking’s Greatest Myths, Legends, and Unanswered Questions

This event includes a book signing

Date

Oct
18
Tuesday
October 18, 2016
6:30 PM
(Doors at 6:00)

Location

WorkBar Cambridge
45 Prospect St., Cambridge, MA 02139

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

Harvard Book Store welcomes cocktail historian BRIAN D. HOEFLING, founder of the Herzog Cocktail School, for a discussion of his book Distilled Knowledge: The Science Behind Drinking’s Greatest Myths, Legends, and Unanswered Questions.

About Distilled Knowledge

Everyone has questions about drinking, but it can seem like every bartender (and bargoer) has different answers. Between the old wives' tales, half-truths, and whiskey-soaked conjectures, it's hard to know what to believe—until now.

Armed with cutting-edge research and a barfly’s thirst for the truth, cocktail instructor Brian D. Hoefling tackles the most burning questions and longest-held myths surrounding that most ancient of human pastimes—with the science to either back them up or knock them down. From the ins and outs of aging to the chemistry of a beer head and the science behind your hangover, Distilled Knowledge provides a complete and comical education that will put an end to any barroom dispute, once and for all.

Praise

"This authoritative account should quench your thirst for knowledge about the facts and myths surrounding alcoholic beverages, from how they are made to what effects they have on people. What a delightful read, written in an easy to understand style with superb illustrations." —Richard N. Zare, Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor in Natural Science at Stanford University

Brian D. Hoefling
Brian D. Hoefling

Brian D. Hoefling

Brian D. Hoefling is a cocktail historian, instructor, and inveterate barfly. The founder of the Herzog Cocktail School and a specialist in custom cocktail courses, his writing has appeared in the Boston Business Journal. He lives in Boston with an impressive selection of rums. Visit him at herzogcocktailschool.com.

WorkBar Cambridge
45 Prospect St., Cambridge, MA 02139

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