Author Talk with Corin Hirsch, Author of "Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England"

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Date & Time: Saturday, November 21, 2020
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College
Location: Online
Cost: free
Description: Join food and drinks writer Corin Hirsch for a virtual talk and tasting of colonial-era beverages, both spiked and non-alcoholic. Hirsch, the author of the book Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England: From Flips and Rattle-Skulls to Switchel and Spruce Beer, will explore the roots and reasons behind early Americans' enthusiasm for drink. She'll also break down the building blocks of a rudimentary colonial-era bar and touch on key events where alcohol played a role. Segueing from the 1700s to present day, she'll also touch on her adventures as a food critic in New England and on Long Island, where she's part of the busy food team at Newsday.

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Created: August 21, 2020 at 11:15 AM
Last Modified: August 21, 2020 at 11:16 AM

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