This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered, including (just whisper it) blends. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat.
Grab your bow tie and a rocks glass, because we're talking all about one of the most classic - and classy - spirits. Whether you like bourbon, scotch or rye, whiskey's diverse and complex taste will be your new go-to drink for parties, gatherings, or evenings in your study with a roaring fire. Learn More
Whisky is a spirit steeped in tradition and passion. Everyone has his or her preferred brand: old-time favorites like Bushmills from Ireland or Maker’s Mark from the U.S.; or new distilleries such as California’s St. George or Oregon’s Rogue. Learn More
Attempting to deconstruct America's joyless obsession with sobriety, The Modern Drunkard offers today's befuddled drinkers a comprehensive and instructive manual on how to drink-and how to do it well. Learn More
Gin has been a drink of kings infused with crushed pearls and rose petals, and a drink of the poor flavored with turpentine and sulfuric acid. Born in alchemists’ stills and monastery kitchens, its earliest incarnations were juniper flavored medicines used to prevent plague, ease the pains of childbirth, even to treat a lack of courage. Learn More
Whiskey lovers will devour this fresh and comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world's whiskeys, including Scotch and bourbon as well as Tennessee, Irish, Japanese, and Canadian whiskeys. Learn More
Time-honored cocktails like the New York Sour and the Sidecar were born during the era of Prohibition, the blessedly bygone social experiment that turned drinking into an underground adventure. In those days, hard beverage options were usually made with homemade hooch and flavorings of dubious origin and quality. Learn More
A complete history of one of the world's most iconic cocktails--now the poster child of the modern cocktail revival--with fifty recipes for classic variations as well as contemporary updates.
Forget boring mojitos, put down that tired cosmopolitan, and stop sipping that ridiculous appletini! It's time to embrace Old Man Drinks—the cocktails your grandfather would remember from his nights on the town, way back during the Eisenhower administration. Learn More