Just in case you haven’t noticed, whiskey is in. The whiskey scene is booming and now along with your urban chicken coop you can have an urban distillery. The Book, Guide to Urban Moonshining: How to Make and Drink Whiskey ($16) introduces you to the urban moonshine scene by first walking you through the history and culture of whiskey from 1640 to now. After your history lesson, you’ll get some practical information.
The second part of the book gives you step-by-step instruction for distilling your very own whiskey in the comfort of your own home. It provides you with pictures, instructions and a list of supplies. The last part of the book gives you a list of microdistillers, and cocktail and food recipes from the best chefs and mixologists.