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A new generation of urban bootleggers is distilling whiskey at home, and cocktail enthusiasts have embraced the nuances of brown liquors. Written by the founders of Kings County Distillery, New York Citys first distillery since Prohibition, this spirited illustrated book explores Americas age-old love affair with whiskey. It begins with chapters on whiskeys history and culture from 1640 to today, when the DIY trend and the classic cocktail craze have conspired to make it the next big thing.
For those thirsty for practical information, the book next provides a detailed, easy-to-follow guide to safe home distilling, complete with a list of supplies, step-by-step instructions, and helpful pictures, anecdotes, and tips. The final section focuses on the contemporary whiskey scene, featuring a list of microdistillers, cocktail and food recipes from the countrys hottest mixologists and chefs, and an opinionated guide to building your own whiskey collection.
|Publish Date:||Oct 22, 2013|
|Number of Pages:||224|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.18|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||6.5 x 9.5 x 1.0|
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