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The New Single Malt Whiskey: More Than 325 Bottles, from 197 Distilleries, in More Than 25 Countries
The New Single Malt Whiskey
More Than 325 Bottles, from 197 Distilleries, in More Than 25 Countries
Hardcover      ISBN: 1604336471

The most definitive guide to the new revolution in single malt whiskey across the globe, complete with cocktail recipes, bottle reviews, tasting notes, distiller interviews, and contributions from award winning experts

The Most Dynamic Chapter in the History of Whiskey is Being Written Now THE NEW SINGLE MALT is the only book on the market devoted solely to new world Single Malt Whiskeys and old world cutting edge Single Malt Scotches. This distinguished guide to the most discerning of beverages is a worthy collection of whiskeys from around the globe, classic and creative cocktail recipes, and full-color photographs throughout. Never before has a book taken such an in-depth look at the old and new world malts from near and far. THE NEW SINGLE MALT WHISKEY is the most up-to-date and definitive guide to the current revolution happening in single malt whiskey.
Lost Recipes of Prohibition: Notes from a Bootlegger's Manual
Lost Recipes of Prohibition
Notes from a Bootlegger's Manual
Paperback      ISBN: 1682680754

American Prohibition was far from watertight. If you knew the right people, or the right place to go, you could get a drink--most likely a variation of the real thing, made by blending smuggled, industrial alcohol or homemade moonshines with extracts, herbs, and oils to imitate the aroma and taste of familiar spirits. Most of the illegal recipes were written out by hand and secretly shared. The "lost recipes" in this book come from one such compilation, a journal hidden within an antique book of poetry, with 300 entries on making liquors, cordials, absinthe, bitters, and wine.

Lost Recipes of Prohibition features more than 70 pages from this notebook, with explanations and descriptions for real and faked spirits. Readers will also find historic and modern cocktails from some of today's leading bartenders.

Tequila Mockingbird: Notes
Tequila Mockingbird
Notes
Hardcover      ISBN: 0762492295
Fans of Tequila Mockingbird will love these deluxe hardcover blank journals enclosed in an elegant slipcase set.

This handsome journal set includes dozens of lined pages to record fun lists under two categories: "Books I Read, Books to Read, and Books I Need a Drink to Get Through," and "Drinks I Drank, Drinks to Make, and Drinks I Regret Drinking."

Inspired by the original, bestselling Tequila Mockingbird, these charming blank books are the perfect place to set your notes and ideas to paper.
American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit
American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye
A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit
Hardcover      ISBN: 1402798407

The number of commercially available American whiskeys has grown exponentially over the past 20 years as has its popularity. Discerning drinkers will savor this, the only guide devoted solely to US-made whiskey, rye, and bourbon. Arranged alphabetically by distillery and/or brand, it offers histories, ratings, and tasting notes for over 200 whiskeys. Each main account includes the name and address of the maker, including website URL and contact information, along with its various products. In addition to finding information on how to get the best value for your money, you'll learn how to buy whiskey, how to read a label, which whiskey to give as a gift, and much more."

Cuban Cocktails: 100 Classic and Modern Drinks
Cuban Cocktails
100 Classic and Modern Drinks
Hardcover      ISBN: 1454917504
The co-owner of one of America's best cocktail bars brings craft mixology to tropical drinks in a new, enticing way.


From the renowned Cuban rum bar Cienfuegos--owned by the co-owner of Death & Co., named Best American Cocktail Bar at Tales of the Cocktail(R) in 2010--comes this spirited collection of 100 recipes that celebrate Cuba's rich history and culture. It features timeless classics, such as the Cuba Libre, El Floridita Daiquir , and Mojito; a bevy of punch recipes to share with friends and family; new takes on familiar favorites, such as the Isla Tea, Por Avion, and Rum Old Fashioned; and modern craft concoctions, including the Havana Harbor Special, Imperial Fizz, and One Hundred Fires. But Cuban Cocktails offers more than just a collection of delectable recipes. It captures the tropical elegance and unfiltered energy of old Cuba, brimming with beautiful, evocative images of the drinks and the places where they came to life. Features shed fascinating light on the country's cocktail history, its legendary bars, and the famous cantineros who ran them, while notes, tips, and tricks make it easy to create a tantalizing taste of the once-forbidden Caribbean island. Bienvenidos a Cienfuegos
The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook
The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook
Hardcover      ISBN: 0813125790

Once thought to be only the tipple of southern gentlemen and the companion of confederate roughnecks, bourbon has gained a steady resurgence in popularity over the years with an ever-expanding and diverse audience. A beverage distilled almost exclusively in Kentucky, bourbon has attained prominence and appreciation for its complexity, history, and tradition. In The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook, Albert Schmid provides readers with the best recipes using the famous spirit of the Bluegrass. From classic Kentucky cocktails such as the Mint Julep, to bourbon inspired desserts, such as Bourbon-Pecan Crème Brulée with Chocolate Sauce, and more savory fare, such as Steaks with Bourbon Ginger Sauce, this book supplies recipes for every course. Schmid uses the four distinct seasons of the Bluegrass State to guide the reader through this rich collection of bourbon dishes and color photographs. In many ways a lesson on the flavor profiles that pair with and improve the flavor of bourbon, this book can be used by the home cook and the professional chef alike for inspiration to create new dishes. Much more than just a cookbook, The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook recounts bourbon lore, food traditions, and Kentucky history, giving the reader a full appreciation of America's native spirit.

Hickory Daiquiri Dock: Cocktails with a Nursery Rhyme Twist
Hickory Daiquiri Dock
Cocktails with a Nursery Rhyme Twist
Hardcover      ISBN: 0762455055
Move over, Mother Goose.

Congratulations, and welcome to parenthood Babies are a miracle, but even miracles poop. A lot. Thank goodness she's got your twinkling eyes, he's got your perfect nose, and we've got your aching back. Welcome to Hickory Daiquiri Dock: Cocktails with a Nursery Rhyme Twist -- the ultimate gift for new parents everywhere.

Featuring 20 classic nursery rhymes with a decidedly grown-up twist, it's time to lose the rattle, pick up a shaker, and throw yourself an extremely quiet party. Especially if you've finally gotten the baby to sleep, which is always worth toasting to.

Drinks include:
-- Eeny, Martini, Miny, Mo
-- Jack and Coke (and Jill)
-- Ring Around the Ros (c)R> -- Old MacDonald Had a Flask
-- Baa, Baa, Black Russian
-- and more
How to Cure a Hangover
How to Cure a Hangover
Hardcover      ISBN: 1904435459

All the hangover cures recommended here have been created by the world's leading bartenders from the 20th and 21st centuries, and all were carefully devised to revive their suffering customers. "Hair of the dog" mixtures, such as Banana Cow and Suffering Bastard, guarantee relief from overindulgence, but if Breakfast Eggnog isn't your cup of tea, try one of the many fruity juices and smoothies. Dr. Andrew Irving also offers authoritative medical advice on the short- and long-term effects of too many rough nights. The book deals with the science of a hangover, including the role of coffee and water, plus the history of weird and wonderful hangover cures since antiquity.

Gin: The Essential Guide for Gin Aficionados
Gin
The Essential Guide for Gin Aficionados
Hardcover      ISBN: 1787391183
Gin celebrates the clear liquor in all its guises--straight, flavored, in cocktails--and this book will go down as smoothly as a lovingly created gin and tonic. It describes the history of the spirit; its production and distillation over time; and where to buy the premier brands. Plus, there are tasting notes and recipes--including the perfect G&T, of course!
Spirits, Sugar, Water, Bitters: How the Cocktail Conquered the World
Spirits, Sugar, Water, Bitters
How the Cocktail Conquered the World
Hardcover      ISBN: 0847861465
The story of the cocktail --the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet, according to H.L. Mencken --featuring 45 recipes for rediscovered classics and inspired originals.

A cocktail-- the fascinating alchemy of simple alcohols into complex potables-- is an invention as unlikely as it is delicious, and an American innovation whose history marches in step with that of the Republic. In Spirits Sugar Water Bitters, nationally recognized bartender and spirits expert Derek Brown tells the story of the cocktail's birth, rise, fall, and eventual resurrection, tracing the contours of the American story itself.

In this spirited timeline, Brown shows how events such as the Whiskey Rebellion, Prohibition, and the entry of Hawaii into the United States shaped the nation's drinking habits. Brown also tells the stories of the great men and women who made their mark on cocktail culture, including America's Distiller-In-Chief George Washington and modern-day King Cocktail Dale DeGroff, as well as lesser-known mixology heroes like Martha Niblo, the nineteenth-century New York proprietress famous for her Sherry Cobblers, and Frederic Tudor, whose ice-shipping business gave early drinks like the Cobbler and the Mint Julep the chill they needed. Featuring classic and original recipes inspired by each period, this book serves up the perfect mix of geography, history, culture, and taste.