The Alcorithm: A revolutionary flavour guide to find the drinks you'll love (Hardback)Rob Buckhaven (author)
Discover your new favourite wines, beers, spirits and cocktails in this unique and ingenious guide, led by your own taste buds
'All about the pleasures of raising a glass. This book tells you what to try next and why . . . Cheers!' Michel Roux Jr
'A kind of Flavour Thesaurus but for drinks. A joyful, thoughtful labyrinth in which you can happily lose yourself for hours' Daily Telegraph
'From floral to fruity, smoky to spicy, this invaluable tome will tell you how to hit every flavour high note' Esquire's 'Best Cocktail Books of 2023'
**Finalist in the Guild of Food Writers Award for Drinks Book of the Year**
Do you always ask for the same old wine, the usual pint, the reliable spirit? It's all too easy to play it safe, and finding new favourites can take time and effort.
Using the algorithm 'If you like this, you'll love that', this ingenious guide will lead you by your taste buds, using your existing favourite drinks and flavours to reveal vast varieties that will also suit your palate.
Fan of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc? Try Sancerre for similar grassy notes.
Partial to Vintage Champagne? Believe it or not, you may also like a Brown Porter.
Those who enjoy Scotch Single Malt Whisky should give a Californian Pinot Noir a go, while a preference for Pornstar Martinis suggests you'll also be fond of Japanese Sake.
Exploring the gamut of flavour styles, from floral and fruity to smoky and spicy, then showcasing all the drinks in which you can find them, from wine, beer, cider, tequila and vodka through to tea, coffee, mixers and everything in between
There's a whole universe of incredible wine, beer, spirits and cocktails just waiting to be discovered and enjoyed - if only we can step outside that comfort zone.
This book will show you how.
'Rob Buckhaven will help you discover your new favourite tipple . . . He knows his stuff and his enthusiasm is infectious' Sunday Express
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 716 g
Dimensions: 218 x 161 x 27 mm
Rob Buckhaven will help you discover your new favourite tipple. He knows his stuff and his enthusiasm is infectious * Sunday Express *
A light-hearted and informative read. The Alcorithm romps confidently through major flavour profiles, using an 'if you like this , you'll love that' philosophy. Buckhaven's 14 years of wine and spirits experience really shows * Club Oenologique *
From floral to fruity, smoky to spicy, this invaluable tome will tell you how to hit every flavour high note * Esquire's 'Best Cocktail Books of 2023' *
This book is all about the pleasures of raising a glass. It sets about questioning the myths and science of taste in a simple, fun yet authoritative way. We all have our favourite tipple and are creatures of habit but this book tells you what to try next and why... cheers ! -- Michel Roux Jr
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