Reviews for Aqua Vitae


"Aqua Vitae is a well-crafted social history . . . a very readable balance of entertainment, reference and original scholarship." —The Ormsby Review

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"Mofford is certainly qualified as an expert . . . Aqua Vitae is richly illustrated with photos, drawings and, best of all, maps. It is a comprehensive guide that is easy to read. Beyond that, it is fascinating, dealing with a topic that has been ignored despite the impact that alcohol, and access to it, had on our ancestors." —Dave Obee, Times Colonist

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