Whiskey: A Spirited Story with 75 Classic and Original Cocktails

Whiskey A Spirited Story with Classic and Original Cocktails After decades of being seen as an old man s drink whiskey is booming in popularity Craft distilleries are popping up all over the United States making whiskeys not just from corn rye and malted ba

  • Title: Whiskey: A Spirited Story with 75 Classic and Original Cocktails
  • Author: Michael Dietsch
  • ISBN: 9781581573251
  • Page: 381
  • Format: Hardcover
  • After decades of being seen as an old man s drink, whiskey is booming in popularity Craft distilleries are popping up all over the United States, making whiskeys not just from corn, rye, and malted barley, but also from grains such as quinoa, blue corn, and triticale Cocktail lovers, moving away from sweet and fruity flavor profiles, have embraced the earthy, bitter, saAfter decades of being seen as an old man s drink, whiskey is booming in popularity Craft distilleries are popping up all over the United States, making whiskeys not just from corn, rye, and malted barley, but also from grains such as quinoa, blue corn, and triticale Cocktail lovers, moving away from sweet and fruity flavor profiles, have embraced the earthy, bitter, savory notes that come from the brown spirits In this collection, Shrubs author Michael Dietsch reaches out to those cocktail drinkers with recipes both classic and original, in historical order He begins with colonial era drinks such as Cherry Bounce and the Stone Fence, moving to early whiskey drinks like the Toddy and Julep, and then into the cocktail explosion of the Jerry Thomas era circa 1880s This leads to the drinks of pre Prohibition, Prohibition, and post Repeal, and then to a section on the cocktail renaissance of the last 15 years.Author Michael Dietsch writes, Whiskey is a spirit with a story, and he includes an overview and some history without losing sight of the pleasures in drinking the stuff His cocktail recipes are also infused with stories, making this book a joy to both read and use.

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    About “Michael Dietsch”

    1. Michael Dietsch

      Michael Dietsch is me, and I am Michael Dietsch.My first book, SHRUBS, comes out in October 2014 from Countryman Press, a division of W W Norton In SHRUBS, I look at the history of the beverages called shrub, from their origins in the Middle East up through to their modern use in the trendiest cocktail bars and restaurants Yes, beverages There are at least two, and there might be three, depending on how you count things.I am a writer, editor, blogger, drinker, husband, and stay at home dad to two beautiful children, Julian and Mirabelle I live in Brooklyn, New York, and although it frequently bugs the hell out of me, I still love it very much When I m not writing, blogging, editing, drinking, husbanding, and dadding, I like to cook, bike, walk, and smoke cigars, though seldom all at once I used to like to grill and smoke meats and vegetables in my spare time, but I currently lack a yard Or for that matter, spare time.

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    1. One of my New Year's resolutions this year was to finally start throwing dinner parties in my new apartment; and since I actually provide everything needed for these dinners, whenever one of my guests asks if they can bring something, I've been telling them to bring a bottle of hard liquor, in the hopes of building up a cocktail bar in my apartment for pre-dinner drinks at all these parties. So that's had me studying the history and construction of cocktails for the very first time in my life (i [...]


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