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Food and beverages, Business and Management.

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(Please note that this is only a sample from the publication as under copyright law we are not permitted to digitise the entire book)


This publication is a chronology of the Bartenders Association of Ireland, An Cumann Tabhairnithe Eireann (BAI). The BAI evolved from the United Kingdom Bartenders Guild (UKBG) formed in 1934. The book deals with the many physiological, economic, social changes and technological developments in the beverage industry since 1948, it documents the introduction of cocktails and various beverages in Ireland during those years, provides an insight into social history and includes a pictorial record of the past half-century.

This book was reviewed in various trade publications and journals over the years, for example: Crean T & O'Connor E (2000) 'Saochar 25 - Journal of the Labour History Society', p. 76, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland.