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 Cityas first distillery since Prohibition, this spirited illustrated book explores Americaas age-old love affair with whiskey. It begins with chapters on whiskeyas 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 countryas hottest mixologists and chefs, and an opinionated guide to building your own whiskey collection. Praise for The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: aThe moonshining world is notoriously full of orally-perpetuated misinformation and the legitimate whiskey industry is full of marketing lies and half-truths; Spoelman and Haskell have thankfully defied those traditions and released an educational book of honesty and transparency.a aSerious EatsWritten by the founders of Kings County Distillery, New York Cityas first distillery since Prohibition, this spirited illustrated book explores Americaas age-old love affair with whiskey.
|Title||:||The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining|
|Author||:||David Haskell, Colin Spoelman|
|Publisher||:||Abrams - 2013-10-22|