The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book

By Joy Perrine, Susan Reigler

Curiosity in bourbon, America's local spirit and a beverage nearly completely distilled in Kentucky, hasn't ever been higher. thank you partially to the overall acclaim for cocktails and the selling efforts of the bourbon undefined, there are extra manufacturers of bourbon and extra bourbon drinkers than ever before.

In The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book, pleasure Perrine and Susan Reigler supply a reader-friendly guide that includes greater than a hundred recipes together with seasonal beverages, after-dinner bourbon cocktails, Derby cocktails, or even medicinal toddies. The book's creation explains how using particular spirits and components, glassware, and specified strategies, resembling muddling and infusions, accentuates the original style of bourbon. a lot of the e-book is dedicated to recipes and directions for the pro or at-home bartender, from vintage beverages comparable to the new york and the Mint Julep to beverages for exact events, together with the sweet Cane, Pumpkin Eggnog, and Kentucky Bourbon Sparkler. The authors whole the paintings with recommended appetizer pairings, a word list of phrases, and a bibliography of bourbon-related books.

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The Art of Distilling Whiskey and Other Spirits: An Enthusiast's Guide to the Artisan Distilling of Potent Potables

This ebook is a behind the curtain go into the realm of small-scale distilling of whiskies, gins, vodkas, brandies, and extra. The reader, the last word spirits aficionado, will find out how water and grain are remodeled into the complete diversity beautiful, undying liquors. There are few books to be had that discover the particular craft of distilling in such element. lots of the different spirits books chronicle the historic aspect of the distilling international or specialize in the flavors of assorted vintages. Our e-book stands out as the consummate insider's advisor to distilling suggestions. invoice Owens' unique images, the results of cross-country street journeys, bargains finished representation of the microdistilling world.

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Beer (Eyewitness Companions)

By Michael Jackson

This identify is helping you study all approximately your favorite beer with specialist suggestion and knowledge from a crew of experts, brought via the world's best-selling beer author Michael Jackson. you could discover beverages from each major brewing area in addition to much less recognized components. you'll find out why beers style the best way they do, find out how to relish flavour, aroma, texture and end, and establish your personal favorite type. you could meet the manufacturers and discover their origins, background and specific brewing strategies. Plus, resolve bottles, barrels and breweries and notice easy methods to determine the labels, decide on the right kind glasses and find the breweries. this is often an exhilarating addition to "Eyewitness Companions"; the visible reference sequence protecting favorite leisure pursuits and pursuits from French Cheeses and Opera to Horse using.

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The Essential Bar Book: An A-to-Z Guide to Spirits, Cocktails, and Wine, with 115 Recipes for the World's Great Drinks

By Jennifer Fiedler

A good-looking and accomplished bartending consultant for pro and residential bartenders that incorporates historical past, lore, and a hundred and fifty recipes.
What's the variation among and martini and a gibson? Does absinthe relatively reason madness? which kind of glass should still a moscow mule be served in? The Bar Bible solutions all of those questions and extra, with interesting information regarding every little thing boozy that's strong to drink. From writer and Wine Spectator contributing editor Jennifer Fiedler, this e-book provides crucial bartending details, from the instruments of the exchange to the heritage and mythology in the back of vintage cocktails in an easy-to-navigate alphabetical guide.

From the Hardcover edition.

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World's Best Cocktails: 500 Signature Drinks from the World's Best Bars and Bartenders

World's most sensible Cocktails is a thrilling international trip, offering the secrets and techniques to winning cocktail making, their historical past and provenance, and the place to search out the world’s top bars and bartenders, from London to big apple and past. Cocktail and liquor gourmet Tom Sandham presents a accomplished appraisal of worldwide cocktail tradition, highlighting the traits and methods that make the best beverages renowned of their local climes and internationally. Cocktail fanatics will take pleasure in own advice from key bartenders corresponding to Jim Meehan and Dale de Groff in long island and Tony Conigliaro and Salvatore Calabrese in London, whereas state of the art contemporary award winners element to the longer term with their new bold taste combos. ultimately, discerning drinkers can research extra approximately what to drink and the place, then carry again their coolest cocktail reports to get pleasure from at home.

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Moonshining as a Fine Art (Foxfire Americana Library)

By Foxfire Fund Inc.

The background of moonshining is an extended one, and not anyone tells it higher than the boys who as soon as made a residing from it deep within the center of Appalachia. initially released in 1972, "Moonshining as a great Art" takes you thru the their known equipment of creating (and sometimes hiding) secure, winning stills. it's also a word list of moonshining phrases and recipes for home-brewed mountain beverages like apple beer and blackberry wine.

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Praise

By Andrew McGahan

Praise is an totally frank and darkly funny novel approximately being younger within the Australia of the Nineties. A time while the dole used to be more straightforward to get than a role, whilst heroin was once larger identified than ecstasy, and whilst ambition was once the dirtiest of phrases. A time whilst, for 2 hopeless souls, intercourse and dependence have been the one lifelines.

'McGahan's booklet is a bracing slap within the face to standard platitudes and hypocrisies.' - The Australian

'Praise is a kind of books that takes a hefty chew out of a bit of material, chews it to a pulp after which spits it out.' - Peter Craven

'A travel de force... revelation of existence within the sluggish lane of substances and intercourse and alcohol.' - The Weekend Australian

Winner of The Australian/Vogel Literary Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for top First booklet within the Pacific area. Shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award, the Adelaide pageant Awards for Literature and the Canada-Australia Literary Award.

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How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto

By Eric Asimov

Eric Asimov, the acclaimed leader wine critic for the New York Times, has written a stunning and thought-provoking mixture memoir and manifesto, How to like Wine.

With attraction, wit, and intelligence, Asimov tells how he went from writing beer reports for his highschool newspaper on ny to the main coveted task within the undefined. He evaluates the present wine tradition, discussing tendencies either fascinating and alarming, and celebrates the extreme pleasures of wine whereas, even as, wondering the normal knowledge approximately wine.

Whether you’re a gourmet or a beginner, already love wine or need to know it higher, How to like Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto is the ebook for you.

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The Cocktail Hour: 50 Classic Recipes

It really is cocktail hour! This deck positive factors 50 undying drink recipes--from the subtle ny and Mint Julep to the seductive Tequila dawn and Mai Tai--plus bargains tips about environment, bar necessities, temper song, and extra. even if you’re imbibing A deux or making martinis by way of the dozen, ascertain you’re the host with the main at your subsequent soiree.

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