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Drink more whiskey : everything you need to know about your new favorite drink
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Anyone who has been intimidated or confused by whiskey will find this book an easy-to-read, entertaining entry into the world of this iconic spirit. In an effort to dispel the drink's pretentious reputation, Yaffe (founder, Drink Me magazine) stresses that he is not a whiskey specialist or critic and that readers don't have to be experts either to enjoy the beverage. He offers a basic understanding of how whiskey is made and how to drink it. Each chapter is broken down into the main countries that produce whiskey, including the United States, Canada, Scotland, Ireland, and Japan. Yaffe explains each nation's history of the drink and how the countries all differ in their production process. Cocktail recipes are included for each nation; a glossary provides a quick reference. Verdict Yaffe believes that whiskey drinking should be fun, and his work is infused with that sentiment. This is an informative, often amusing, and quick read that will be popular with those looking for a basic guide to the subject.-Melissa Stoeger, Deerfield P.L., IL (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
This smart guide to whiskey introduces a new generation of would-be connoisseurs to the hottest new-again spirit. And with upstart distillers reviving varieties like white dog (moonshine to prohibition-era folks), now is the best time to start learning about it.Drink More Whiskey is the reference for those want to discover the provenance, styles, differences in quality, and ideal uses of whiskey in a fresh, fun-to-read format. In addition, more than 20 recipes are sprinkled throughout, from classics like the Old Fashioned to thoroughly modern tipples like the Manchester (made from single malt Scotch whisky and fresh herbs), so readers can take their learning from book to glass.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Drink Whiskey Nakedp. 6
Chapter 1Basically The Basicsp. 12
Chapter 2Walking the White Dogp. 28
Chapter 3America the Beautifulp. 38
Chapter 4Canada, Eh?p. 72
Chapter 5Scotland: What's Under the Kilt?p. 84
Chapter 6Luck of the Irishp. 116
Chapter 7I Think I'm Turning Japanesep. 128
Chapter 8Wide World of Whiskeyp. 148
Chapter 9Geeking Outp. 154
Cheat Sheetp. 164
Selected Bibliography and Resourcesp. 169
Acknowledgmentsp. 170
Indexp. 171
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