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The Complete Book of Spirits

A Guide to Their History, Production, and Enjoyment

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An edition of The Complete Book of Spirits (2004)

The Complete Book of Spirits

A Guide to Their History, Production, and Enjoyment

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An indispensable follow-up to his classic Complete Book of Mixed Drinks, Anthony Dias Blue presents The Complete Book of Spirits, a comprehensive collection of history, lore, and tasting tips, along with recipes for select cocktails. Here, in one concise and easy-to-use volume, is all the information a consumer needs to shop, mix, and sip like a spirits expert.From bathtub gin to mojito madness, Blue brings the dynamic history of the spirits industry alive, demonstrating that spirit making is not only one of mankind's oldest pursuits but also perhaps its most colorful. In ten captivating chapters, readers are treated to everything they ever wanted to know about their favorite liquors, including vodka, aquavit, tequila, and whiskey. Blue also provides step-by-step instructions on how to host spirit tastings to educate your palate and to help you and your friends discover your favorite brands and blends. For every chapter and every spirit, there is also a handy tasting-notes section, with Blue's expert comments and his favorites, along with price points.If you've ever wondered about the difference between potato and wheat vodkas, or between mescal and tequila or American and Irish whiskeys, or what makes single malt Scotch so desirable, look no further. With Anthony Dias Blue, America's leading wine and spirits expert, and The Complete Book of Spirits as your guides, you will take your enjoyment to a new level.

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Cover of: The Complete Book of Spirits
The Complete Book of Spirits
2010, HarperCollins
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: Complete Book of Spirits
Complete Book of Spirits: A Guide to Their History, Production, and Enjoyment
2005, HarperCollins Publishers
in English
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Cover of: The Complete Book of Spirits
The Complete Book of Spirits: A Guide to Their History, Production, and Enjoyment
October 26, 2004, William Morrow Cookbooks
in English
Cover of: The Complete Book of Spirits
The Complete Book of Spirits: A Guide to Their History, Production, and Enjoyment
October 26, 2004, William Morrow Cookbooks
Hardcover in English

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"In the past several years vodka has become the best-selling spirit in the world, and its popularity is still growing."

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OL7278270M
ISBN 10
0060542187
ISBN 13
9780060542184
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