It has to be said that the popularity of Bourbon is as much derived from its folklore as its flavor. The food writer Fred Thompson is an ardent fan of this most venerable of drinks and he now brings us Bourbon: 50 Rousing Recipes for a Classic American Spirit. It’s all here; the history, the recipes, the legends and many helpful tricks and tips, each one accompanied by stunning color photos. The recipes range from the old favorites such as a Manhattan through to the new kids on the block; Bourbon Chocolate Martini and Lynchburg Lemonade. There are concoctions that to be drunk hot or cold and drinks to serve to a crowd. Anyone who loves their bourbon will want to snap up this baby.
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