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The Alcorithm

Written by

Rob Buckhaven


11 November 2021

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Who’s the author? Metro wine columnist Rob Buckhaven is an expert in his field, with an MBA in Wine Marketing and Management from the prestigious INSEEC Business School in Bordeaux and over 14 years of experience in the wine and drinks industry. He is also a brand ambassador for Rathfinny Estate. What Rob can’t tell you about drinks really isn’t worth knowing.

What’s it about? As its title suggests, The Alcorithm uses a revolutionary algorithm to accurately predict the kinds of booze you’ll enjoy based on the flavours you love, from fruity to floral, smoky to sweet. For each of the key profiles in the flavour spectrum, Rob suggests myriad new drinks to try, helping to expand your repertoire of go-to tipples and grow your confidence in choosing alcohol you’re guaranteed to like. Innovative and approachable, it’ll totally transform the way you drink.

Perfect book for: Whether you love wine, craft beer, spirits or like to dabble in all of them, The Alcorithm is a uniquely useful guide to defining the booze you enjoy and finding plenty more of it to try. Plus, with over 40 stylish cocktail recipes, it’s also a great resource for anyone who likes to mix their own drinks at home.

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