Proof: The Science of Booze

Adam Rogers

Named a top technological know-how booklet of 2014 through Amazon, Wired, the Guardian, and NBC
Winner of the 2014 gourmet Award for top Spirits publication within the United States
Finalist for the 2015 PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary technology Writing Award
“Lively . . . [Rogers’s] descriptions of the technology in the back of conventional beverages exert a seductive pull.” — New York Times

people were perfecting alcohol construction for 10000 years, yet scientists are only beginning to distill the chemical reactions in the back of the fitting buzz. In a lively travel throughout continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon nation to the world’s best gene-sequencing labs, introducing us to the bars, barflies, and evolving science at the center of boozy expertise. He chases the physics, biology, chemistry, and metallurgy that produce alcohol, and the psychology and neurobiology that make us wish it. If you’ve ever puzzled how your drink arrived on your glass, or what it is going to do to you, Proof makes an remarkable ingesting companion.
“Rogers’s ebook has a lot an analogous impact as an outstanding drink. You get a hot sensation, you need to interact with the broader global, and you are feeling smarter than you possibly are. primarily, it makes you know the way deeply human it's to take a drink.” — Wall highway Journal

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