A "spirited" look at the history of drinking in Nova Scotia,
Nova Scotia Drink-o-pedia is a collection of anecdotes,
bits of trivia, and stories. From alcoholic drink staples like rum
and beer to tea, coffee, and even water, Graham Pilsworth''s fun
history of Nova Scotia''s drinking habits is jam-packed with
interesting and little-known facts. The book discusses the role of
women in rum-running, the development of Alexander Keith''s
business empire, and the importance of coffee in Nova Scotia
culture. The book includes photos, advertisements, and artifacts,
as well as original and humorous illustrations.
The sections are divided by "drink": rum, beer, whisky, wine,
moonshine, tea, coffee, soda, and water.