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The Art of Distilling Whiskey and Other Spirits
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Bill Owens, Alan Dikty
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-09 - Publisher: Quarry Books

This book is a backstage pass into the world of small-scale distilling of whiskies, gins, vodkas, brandies, and more. The reader, the ultimate spirits aficionado, will learn how water and grain are transformed into the full range exquisite, timeless liquors. There are few books available that explore the actual craft
Alcohol in the Age of Industry, Empire, and War
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Deborah Toner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book examines alcohol production, consumption, regulation, and commerce, alongside the gendered, medical, religious, ideological, and cultural practices that surrounded alcohol from 1850 to 1950. Through analyzing major changes in alcohol's place in society, contributors demonstrate the important connections between industrialization, empire-building, and the growth of the nation-state. They also
99 Drams of Whiskey
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Kate Hopkins
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-26 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Kate Hopkins knew there had to be more to whiskey than using it as a mixer. She had an unquenchable thirst to learn more about "the drink" and set out on an ambitious itinerary researching its history. Combining comprehensive research with informal narrative, Hopkins entertains and educates the readers on
The King of Drinks
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Dmitri van den Bersselaar
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-15 - Publisher: BRILL

Using a focus on the trajectory of commoditisation of gin in West Africa, this book investigates how imported goods acquire specific local meanings. It shows that local consumers, not foreign advertisers, produced the importance of schnapps gin for African ritual
99 Pot Stills
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Bill Owens
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12 - Publisher:

The pot still is a distinctive characteristic of the craft distilling industry. Now, with over 350 craft distilleries in the USA, pot stills are scattered throughout the country, in many different settings. Each still is carefully attended to and adapted to the distiller and distillate. This book is the result