I learned new facts, which is always a good thing, especially for trivia nights.
"...modern Southerners of a more progressive bent recoil instinctively against drinking juleps because of all the associated baggage," Ross writes.
I also found out that George Washington had his own quite successful distillery. Did you know that?
Each chapter includes a cocktail recipe, including recipes for a Coca-Cola simple syrup and shrubs.
There are quite a few historical photos as well as images of old advertisements, which are fun to see.