Whiskey Distilled

Author: Heather Greene
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698169859
Size: 19.61 MB
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In the populist tradition of Andrea Immer, New York City’s first female whiskey sommelier translates today’s hottest spirit for a new generation of imbibers Whiskey is in the midst of a huge renaissance. Ten years ago, the United States housed sixty-nine craft distillers; today, there are more than four hundred. Exports of Scotch whisky grew 12 percent just last year. Sales are skyrocketing, and specialty bars are popping up around the country, from New York City to Chicago to Houston. Yet whiskey drinkers—especially novices—are more confused than ever. Over the past decade, whiskey expert Heather Greene has been bombarded with thousands of questions, including: Can I have ice in my whiskey? Why is it sometimes spelled "whisky"? What makes bourbon different? As New York City’s first female whiskey sommelier, Greene introduces audiences to the spirit’s charms and challenges the boys' club sensibilities that have made whiskey seem inaccessible, with surprising new research that shows the crucial importance of "nosing" whiskey. Through lively tastings, speaking engagements, and classes such as the popular "Whiskey as an Aphrodisiac," Greene has been demystifying whiskey the way Andrea Immer did wine a decade ago. In this lively and authoritative guide, Greene uses bright visuals, an easy-to-read format, and the familiar vocabulary of wine to teach readers about whiskey and encourage them to make their own evaluations. Peppered with wry anecdotes drawn from her unusual life—and including recipes for delicious cocktails by some of today’s most celebrated mixologists—Whiskey Distilled will be enthusiastically greeted by the whiskey curious as well as by journeymen whiskey drinkers thirsty to learn more about their beloved tipple.

Whisky

Author: Inge Russell
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080474854
Size: 75.22 MB
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Whisky: Technology, Production and Marketing explains in technical terms, the science and technology of producing whisky, combined with information from industry experts on successfully marketing the product. World experts in Scotch whisky provide detailed insight into whisky production from the processing of raw materials, to the fermentation, distillation, maturation, blending, production of co-products and quality testing, as well as important information on the methodology used for packaging and marketing whisky in the twenty-first century. No other book covers the entire whisky process from raw material to delivery to the market in such a comprehensive manner and with such a high level of technical detail. * Only available work to cover the entire whisky process from raw material to delivery to the market in such a comprehensive manner * Includes a chapter on marketing and selling whisky * Foreword written by Alan Rutherford, former Chairman and Managing Director of United Malt and Grain Distillers Ltd.

Craft Distilling

Author: Victoria Redhed Miller
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1771421940
Size: 71.99 MB
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Many people have experienced great success making their own beer or wine at home. In recent years a number of hobbyists have become interested in making distilled spirits. However, distilled spirits are more complicated to produce, and the process presents unique safety issues. In addition, alcohol distillation without a license is illegal in most countries, including the United States and Canada. From mashing and fermenting to building a small column still, Craft Distilling is a complete guide to creating high-quality whiskey, rum and more at home. Experienced brewer, distiller, and self- reliance expert Victoria Redhed Miller shares a wealth of invaluable information including: Quality Spirits 101: Step-by-step recipes and techniques Legal Liquor: An overview of the licensing process in the United States and Canada Raising the Bar: Advocacy for fair regulations for hobby distillers This unique resource will show you everything you need to know to get started crafting top-quality spirits on a small scale – and do it legally. Sure to appeal to hobbyists, homesteaders, self-sufficiency enthusiasts, and anyone who cares about fine food and drink, Craft Distilling is the ideal offering for independent spirits. Victoria Redhed Miller is a writer, photographer and homesteader who lives on a forty-acre off-grid farm in northwest Washington State with her husband David. She strives to enhance her family's self-reliance through solar energy, gardening, food preservation, raising heritage poultry, blacksmithing, and other traditional skills Victoria is the author of Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks.

The Nano Distillery

Author: Andrew Faulkner
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781732235403
Size: 19.26 MB
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The Nano Distillery is a compilation of how-to chapters and real-life experiences of distillers who successfully produce quality spirits on a small scale. Chapters include the necessary considerations of operating a distillery and making spirits-legalities, equipment, record-keeping, recipes, trademarking and design.

Kentucky Bourbon Country

Author: Susan Reigler
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813168074
Size: 31.34 MB
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Like wine lovers who dream of traveling to Bordeaux or beer enthusiasts with visions of the breweries of Belgium, bourbon lovers plan their pilgrimages to Kentucky's bourbon country. And what a country it is! Some of the most famous distilleries are tucked away in the scenic Bluegrass region stretching between Louisville, Bardstown, and Lexington. Locals and tourists alike seek out the world's finest whiskeys in Kentucky as interest in America's only native spirit continues to grow. In Kentucky Bourbon Country, Susan Reigler offers essential information and practical advice to anyone considering a trip to the state's distilleries or to the restaurants and bars on the Urban Bourbon Trail. Featuring 200 full-color photographs and a bourbon glossary, the book is organized by region and provides valuable details about the Bluegrass -- including attractions near each distillery and notes on restaurants, lodging, shopping, and seasonal events in Kentucky's beautiful historic towns. In addition to providing knowledge about each point of interest, Kentucky Bourbon Country weaves in little-known facts about the region's best-kept secrets, such as the historic distillery used as a set in the movie Stripes and the fates of used bourbon barrels. Whether you're interested in visiting the place where your favorite bourbon is made or hoping to discover exciting new varieties, this handy and practical guide is the key to enjoying the best of bourbon.

Oil Shale Of The Rocky Mountain Region

Author: Dean Eddy Winchester
Publisher:
ISBN:
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The shales of the Rocky Mountain region have been the subject of a considerable amount of study by geologists of the United States Geological Survey, and several reports on them have been printed, but most of these reports, although several times reprinted, are no longer available for distribution. Therefore in the present report an attempt is made to include all of this information, together with that collected by the writer and others since the publication of the last previous report on oil shale.--Page 8.

Making Pure Corn Whiskey

Author: Ian Smiley
Publisher: Ian Smiley
ISBN: 9780968629215
Size: 80.59 MB
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A comprehensive home-distilling book that specifically addresses the small-scale production of whiskey. Every aspect of how fresh grain is transformed into whiskey is detailed, with easy and inexpensive methods of fabricating the equipment and precise operating instructions. Everything has been ingeniously developed for home and hobby operations, as well as micro-distilleries. All the equipment and the processes were modeled after commercial distilling systems. Original.