What is great about this book is that from the outset is shuts the obscure, the limited and the ridiculously expensive. 101 Whiskies To Try Before You Die ($15) is a book pulled together by the whiskey expert Ian Buxton that is totally achievable, which is probably a first amongst this kind of book. He has scoured the whiskey warehouses of the world to come up with a eclectic mix of old faves, promising newcomers and those that are readily available but still hold a sense of mystery. A great book for anyone fond of a dram or two as we go on a virtual world tour of whisky; Sláinte!
This book explores the history of Guinness, possibly the most famous drinks brand in the world, and reveals the noble generosity of the family behind this innovative business. The story begins in the mid-1700’s in Ireland. As throughout Europe, the water here was undrinkable, and the whiskey and gin being drunk instead was devastating society. ...[Read More]