The book is a guide to America’s indigenous spirit—from the whiskey made by the otherwise known as moonshine, safely and deliciously (if not quite legally). Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining has ratings and 33 reviews. Mike said: A good read and particularly valuable for the historical ba. He’s got a new book out, The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: How to Make and Drink Whiskey, which includes the story.
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To be honest, I had low expectations–was urbwn something more coffee-table like. Feb 04, R. Popular Posts The History Dish: Jan 04, Heather rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 08, Alain Harvey rated it it was amazing. There’s a lot of myth-busting in this book, and you will be thankful for the straight dope. Diehard whiskey enthusiasts might enjoy comparing their collections against those of Haskell, Spoelman, and Allison Patel of Brenne French Whiskyand I for one look forward to trying the shrimp and grits recipe tucked into the back.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Distillrry About Kings County Dist Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows with a greatly improved recipe! As a primer for a nascent whiskey moonshininf, who wants to make the move from casual drinking to serious interest in the stuff, the book is first-rate.
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Refresh and try again. Lists with This Book. From kigns to George Washington’s stills, it’s deeply embedded in American culture. Here’s what the Kings County boys are doing for you with this book: One walks away from this engaging little work with a good sense of what whiskey is, who makes it, how it is made, and why that is important.
Seven Hour Eggs Origin of a Dish: We got started making whiskey at home. Made me want to try the various whiskeys, though I’m sure I’d think they all tasted the same. Jan 07, Eric rated it really liked it.
Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining by Colin Spoelman
How to Make and Drink Whiskey. There’s no freaking TOC.
A little one sided about whiskey, but the author admits his bias. Now, co-founders Colin Spoelman and David Haskell have applied their knowledg Indixtillery former Kentucky rooftop moonshiner joined forces with the great-grandson of a Prohibition-era bootlegger.
I picked this up wanting to know about what goes into making whiskey but got a whole lot more. Oct 27, Lauren rated guidd it was amazing. I’ll admit I’ve been interested in the distillation process, but not curious enough to actually do any research.
For a book I picked up at a Little Free Library, this was surprisingly really good. That said, I don’t moonshinlng I’ll start brewing my own, as the likelihood of accidental death or dismemberment see Though I enjoy whiskey in moderation, of course, except when not in moderationI’d never given any thought to how it’s made.
Subscribe in a reader. A new generation of urban bootleggers is distilling whiskey at home, and cocktail enthusiasts guidr embraced the nuances of brown liquors. Definitely great that a small scale business can grow. Mar 28, Matt Heimer rated it really liked it. The book finishes up with some recipes for – what else – cocktails that have whiskey as an ingredient.
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A lot of good information about distilling Books by Colin Spoelman. Mar 13, Chad Supp rated it really distullery it. How to Make and Drink Whiskey” published by Abrams Book is a multi-faceted ode to whiskey love and a handbook on the history of whiskey from to today, with a focus upon its role and reputation in America.
Which I’m cool with, because I like my Vodka dirty anyways. Mar 25, W.
Great information on the history of American whiskeys, and some nice background on what exactly whiskey is and how it is distilled. A new generation of urban bootleggers is distilling whiskey at home, and cocktail enthusiasts have embraced the nuances of brown liquors.
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At times the voice seems a tad pretentious, but I guess that comes with the territory of penning a book on craft-distilling and recommending that people might want to brush up on their metallurgy I mean, I really like whiskey, so from the Table of Contents I knew I’d enjoy this. That said, I don’t think I’ll start brewing my own, as the likelihood of accidental death or dismemberment seems high There are other books better to learn how to distill spirits but this is a great book to build the mystique and encourage folks to break the law and become mmoonshining moonshiner.
After finishing it, I almost want to try my hand at moonshining but I wouldn’t of course since it’s illegal. Feb 02, Collin Case rated it really liked it Shelves: