Anyone who has ever heard of micro-distilling and wants to know more has come to the right place. The Art of Distilling Whiskey & Other Spirits ($18) is a veritable backstage pass into this magical world where whiskies, vodkas, gins, brandies and many more spirits are created by distilling on a very small scale. You are taken a voyage of discovery which see you end up a spirits aficionado which a knowledge of exactly how water and grains are then transformed into timeless, exquisite liquors. This is the first book of its kind that doesn’t merely chronicle the history of the distilleries it is an insiders look at how to distil.
If you believe the message that this book sends out, it is time for the Merlot to move over and for craft beer to take its place on a fine dining table. The renowned sommeliers of beer, Christina Perozzi, and Hallie Beaune offer a great down to earth guide on the artisan and craft brews ...[Read More]