Bourbon Curious


Zenith Press - This book reveals more than fifty bourbon brands' predominate tastes and suggests cocktail recipes to complement them. In addition, minnick spends some time busting bourbon's myths, unraveling its mysteries, and exploring distiller secrets, disclosing the recipes you won't find on a bottle's label. As bourbon becomes more ingrained in the culinary world, foodies and drink enthusiasts alike are looking for a basic understanding of America's spirit.

Using the same tasting principles he offers in his Kentucky Derby Museum classes and as a judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Minnick cuts to the chase, dismissing brand marketing and judging only the flavor of the bourbon. Bourbon curious groups bourbon into four main flavor profiles--grain, nutmeg, caramel, and cinnamon.

Bourbon Curious - While many bourbons boast all four flavor notes, one delicious sensation typically overpowers the rest. In bourbon curious: a simple tasting guide for the savvy drinker, award-winning whiskey writer and Wall Street Journalbest-selling author Fred Minnick creates an easy-to-read interactive tasting journey that helps you select barrel-aged bourbons based on your flavor preferences.

Bourbon curious will help curious minds take their first step in learning about this highly celebrated spirit. Like good-tasting bourbon, Bourbon Curious is approachable to all! .

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Bourbon


Voyageur Press - In bourbon: the rise, and rebirth of an american whiskey, fall, award-winning whiskey author Fred Minnick traces bourbon's entire history, from the 1700s with Irish, Scottish, and French settlers setting up stills and making distilled spirits in the New World through today's booming resurgence. Once and for all, America learns the likely inventor of its beloved bourbon.

Bourbon is not just alcohol -- this amber-colored drink is deeply ingrained in American culture and tangled in American history. He also lays out in expert detail the critical role this spirit has played throughout the cultural and even political history of the nation -- from Congress passing whiskey-protection laws to consumers standing in long lines just for a glimpse of a rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle -- complemented by more than 100 illustrations and photos.

Bourbon - He studies the men who've been championed as its inventors over time -- from Daniel Boone's cousin to Baptist minister Elijah Craig -- and, based on new research and never-before-seen documentation, answers the question of who deserves the credit. From the early days of raw corn liquor to the myriad distilleries that have proliferated around the country today, bourbon has come to symbolize America.

And most importantly, minnick explores the mystery of who most likely created the sweet corn liquor we now know as bourbon.

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The Bourbon Bible


Mitchell Beazley - Bourbon is booming, and this guide will teach you all you need to know. Eric zandona - spirits specialist at the american distilling Institute - explores 140 of the finest bourbons in the world, from the big-name classics to tiny craft distilleries, with flavour profiles and recommendations for the best way to drink each one.

. Also featuring recipes for 20 classic bourbon cocktails, as well as chapters on the history of bourbon, how the drink is made and the key things you need to understand when buying a bottle, The Bourbon Bible is the ultimate guide to the ultimate drink.

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Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage


The University Press of Kentucky - Its history stretches back almost to the founding of the nation and includes many colorful characters, both well known and obscure, who in 1872 created Old Forester, from the hatchet-wielding prohibitionist Carry Nation to George Garvin Brown, the first bourbon to be sold only by the bottle. On may 4, congress designated bourbon as a distinctive product of the United States, 1964, and it remains the only spirit produced in this country to enjoy such protection.

Veach explores aspects of bourbon that have been ignored by others, the effects of the Pure Food and Drug Act, including the technology behind its production, and how Prohibition contributed to the Great Depression. Starting with the whiskey rebellion of the 1790s, prohibition, the Great Depression, he traces the history of this unique beverage through the Industrial Revolution, the Civil War, and up to the present.

Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage - While the true origin of the spirit may never be known for certain, he proposes a compelling new theory. With the explosion of super-premium bourbons and craft distilleries and the establishment of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, interest in bourbon has never been higher. Although obscured by myth, the history of bourbon reflects the history of our nation.

Historian Michael R. The myths surrounding bourbon are legion, but Veach separates fact from legend. Veach shines a light on its pivotal place in our national heritage, presenting the most complete and wide-ranging history of bourbon available.

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Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's Whiskey


Penguin Books - Few products better embody the United States, or American business, than bourbon. A tale of innovation, and resurrection, bourbon Empire is an exploration of the spirit in all its unique forms, success, downfall, creating an indelible portrait of both bourbon and the people who make it. Whiskey has profoundly influenced America’s political, and cultural destiny, economic, just as those same factors have inspired the evolution and unique flavor of the whiskey itself.

Taking readers behind the curtain of an enchanting—and sometimes exasperating—industry, the work of writer Reid Mitenbuler crackles with attitude and commentary about taste, choice, and history. How bourbon came to be, bourbon empire traces a history that spans frontier rebellion, and why it’s experiencing such a revival today Unraveling the many myths and misconceptions surrounding America’s most iconic spirit, Gilded Age corruption, and the magic of Madison Avenue.

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Whiskey Women


Potomac Books Inc. - Impressing clients and showing her passion as the Scotch Whisky Association’s trade ambassador, she soon gained fame within the industry, becoming known as the greatest female distiller. Women have long distilled, marketed, and owned significant shares in spirits companies. Williamson’s story is one of many among the influential women who changed the Scotch whisky industry as well as influenced the American bourbon whiskey and Irish whiskey markets.

Williamson quickly found herself joining the boys in the tasting room, studying the distillation process, and winning them over with her knowledge of Scottish whisky. After the owner of laphroaig passed away, Williamson took over the prestigious company and became the American spokesperson for the entire Scotch whisky industry.

Whiskey Women - Whiskey women tells the tales of women who have created this industry, from Mesopotamia’s first beer brewers and distillers to America’s rough-and-tough bootleggers during Prohibition. Until now their stories have remained untold. Shortly after graduating from university of glasgow in 1934, Elizabeth “Bessie” Williamson began working as a temporary secretary at the Laphroaig Distillery on the Scottish island Islay.

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Whisky: The Manual


Mitchell Beazley - This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. In this spirited, entertaining and no-nonsense guide, world-renowned expert Dave Broom dispels the mysteries of whisky and unlocks a whole host of exciting possibilities for this magical drink.

He even looks at pairing whisky and food. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat. All whisky styles are covered, including just whisper it blends. In 'what to drink', dave broom explores flavour camps - how to understand a style of whisky - and moves on to provide extensive tasting notes of the major brands, demonstrating whisky's extraordinary diversity.

Whisky: The Manual - In 'how to drink', he sets out how to enjoy whisky in myriad ways - using water and mixers, from soda to green tea; and in cocktails, from the Manhattan to the Rusty Nail.

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Barrel Strength Bourbon: The Explosive Growth of America's Whiskey


Clerisy Press - Carlton also helps you choose the appropriate bar tools, glassware and mixers to have on hand. Still life: the resurgence of craft bourbon ASIN: B07335HMMMThe art of creating and consuming bourbon is exploding. Today you will find craft bourbon distilleries in all 50 states. She concisely maps out the seeds of the newest trends and shows why certain classic bourbon brands and bottles have grown while others have been washed away.

These special edition e-only books are a wonderful and informative read on their own, but are also the perfect chaser to Carlton’s Barrel Strength Bourbon, now out in bookstores and online everywhere. As mixologists and distillers find the space, market and financial success to fully explore their trade, the world is taking notice.

Barrel Strength Bourbon: The Explosive Growth of America's Whiskey - In this book, she offers tasting notes on various bourbons and rye whiskies so you know what to stock at home. It’s in the middle of this expanding industry that author Carla Carlton takes the time to connect all the dots for you, the bourbon enthusiast. The author, carla harris carlton, gives readers an up-close look at how bourbon is made, how the industry was built, and how the close-knit families of bourbon crafters continue to grow a multibillion-dollar global industry while staying true to their Kentucky roots.

Readers will learn how to nose, and appreciate a spirit that, while created from time-tested recipes, taste, is evolving so quickly that new varieties and brands appear weekly on liquor store shelves. The author, a leading bourbon journalist who routinely helps select barrels for special edition bottlings and tastes new products before most bartenders do, takes readers on a behind-the-scenes tour of distilleries and rickhouses, shares anecdotes from her chats with bourbon legends, and provides insight on what to expect next from one of the fastest growing spirits on Earth.

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The Bourbon Bartender: 50 Cocktails to Celebrate the American Spirit


Sterling Epicure - Raise your glass to the bourbon renaissance with this must-have cocktail collection. They also serve up a short history of bourbon, short profiles of the country’s best bourbon-focused bars, tips for making delicious infusions and syrups, sidebars chronicling bourbon’s influence on American culture, and a calendar of bourbon festivals and events—everything a bourbon lover could want.

Whiskey experts jane danger and alla lapushchik offer timeless classics and forgotten gems, as well as cutting-edge craft concoctions, such as the Old Fashioned and the Boulevardier, including the Brown Derby and Paper Plane. Here are the best of the best. Made in america and aged in charred new American oak barrels, bourbon is the quintessential US spirit—but the best part is mixing it up into tasty drinks.

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Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits


Storey Publishing, LLC - With advice on how to collect, age, and serve whiskey, as well as suggestions for proven food pairings, you’ll be inspired to share your knowledge and invite your friends over for a delicious whiskey tasting party.  . Exploring the traditions behind bourbon, and even Japanese whiskey, Scotch, Irish, you’ll discover how unique flavors are created through variations of ingredients and different distilling techniques.

Pour a stiff drink and crack open this comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world’s greatest whiskeys.

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Rum Curious


Voyageur Press - Rum curious is the one book the reader will need to understand and appreciate rum in all its glorious variety. He then teaches the reader about tasting rum -- revealing the experience offered by brands ranging from the familiar to the unusual and obscure. In rum curious, describing its many styles; explaining the great variety of fermenting, author Fred Minnick first takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the world of rum, distilling, and maturing processes; and highlighting distillers and distilleries.

A final section provides recipes for classic and innovative rum cocktails from around the world. Best spirits book of 2017, atlanta journal-Constitution One of the Best Drinks Books, Summer of 2017, Punch. Comthe recipe for a great read, rum curious teaches how to fully appreciate this versatile and varied spirit!Once the drink of sailors and swashbuckling pirates, rum is the most versatile -- and the most varied -- spirit in the world.

Rum Curious - It is consumed neat as a sipping drink, mojito, on the rocks, and in a dizzying variety of cocktails like the mai tai, and pina colada.

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