This revised edition contains nearly 100 new images of the bourbon industry, past and present, making it an essential companion for bourbon enthusiasts as they visit the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® distilleries. The kentucky bourbon trail® and kentucky bourbon Trail Craft Tour® are experiences that rank among Kentucky's most famous and fastest-growing tourism attractions, with over 3 million visits in the last five years.
This book offers a look back at some of the pioneers of whiskey distilling, the distilleries that have come and gone, and the history of those brands that carry on the craft today. The initial edition of images of america: the kentucky bourbon trail was published in 2009, and since then, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tourist attraction has grown to include 10 of the state's largest and most famous distilleries along with members of the new Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour®.
Along the kbt?, tour guides and exhibits offer visitors a variety of interesting facts and often a taste of this uniquely American spirit.
Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide
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. Featuring 200 full-color photographs and a bourbon glossary, lodging, the book is organized by region and provides valuable details about the Bluegrass―including attractions near each distillery and notes on restaurants, 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. 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. 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.
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.
The Kentucky Bourbon Experience: A Visual Tour of Kentucky’s Bourbon Distilleries
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Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey
Best new spirits book, 2017 tales of the cocktail's spirited awards Smithsonian Magazine: One of the "Best Books About Food of 2016"Once and for all, America learns the likely inventor of its beloved bourbon. Bourbon is not just alcohol -- this amber-colored drink is deeply ingrained in American culture and tangled in American history.
. Used book in Good Condition. He studies the men who've been championed as its inventors over time -- from Daniel Boone's cousin to Baptist minister Elijah Craig -- and, based on new research and never-before-seen documentation, answers the question of who deserves the credit. He also lays out in expert detail the critical role this spirit has played throughout the cultural and even political history of the nation -- from Congress passing whiskey-protection laws to consumers standing in long lines just for a glimpse of a rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle -- complemented by more than 100 illustrations and photos.
From the early days of raw corn liquor to the myriad distilleries that have proliferated around the country today, bourbon has come to symbolize America. Voyageur Press MN. And most importantly, minnick explores the mystery of who most likely created the sweet corn liquor we now know as bourbon. In bourbon: the rise, award-winning whiskey author fred minnick traces bourbon's entire history, from the 1700s with Irish, Scottish, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey, Fall, and French settlers setting up stills and making distilled spirits in the New World through today's booming resurgence.
Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker
Using the same tasting principles he offers in his kentucky Derby Museum classes and as a judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Minnick's Bourbon Curious cuts to the chase, dismissing brand marketing and judging what's inside the bottle. Used book in Good Condition. Awards: finalist, spirited awards2015, award-winning whiskey writer and wall street journal-best-selling author fred minnick debunks bourbon myths, Men's Journal: Best New Book for Whiskey Lovers Discover a distinct and uniquely American spirit: bourbon!In Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker, provides distillery production methods such as recipes and barrel-entry proofs! and creates an easy-to-read interactive tasting journey that helps you select bourbons based on flavor preferences and bourbon styles.
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Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage
Used book in Good Condition. Veach reveals the true story of bourbon in Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey. Veach shines a light on its pivotal place in our national heritage, presenting the most complete and wide-ranging history of bourbon available. Voyageur Press MN. While the true origin of the spirit may never be known for certain, he proposes a compelling new theory.
With the explosion of super-premium bourbons and craft distilleries and the establishment of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, interest in bourbon has never been higher. The myths surrounding bourbon are legion, but Veach separates fact from legend. Veach explores aspects of bourbon that have been ignored by others, including the technology behind its production, the effects of the Pure Food and Drug Act, and how Prohibition contributed to the Great Depression.
Its history stretches back almost to the founding of the nation and includes many colorful characters, from the hatchet-wielding prohibitionist Carry Nation to George Garvin Brown, both well known and obscure, who in 1872 created Old Forester, the first bourbon to be sold only by the bottle. Although obscured by myth, the history of bourbon reflects the history of our nation.
Historian Michael R. On may 4, 1964, congress designated bourbon as a distinctive product of the United States, and it remains the only spirit produced in this country to enjoy such protection. Starting with the whiskey rebellion of the 1790s, the Civil War, the Great Depression, Prohibition, he traces the history of this unique beverage through the Industrial Revolution, and up to the present.
Big Whiskey: Kentucky Bourbon, Tennessee Whiskey, the Rebirth of Rye, and the Distilleries of America's Premier Spirits Region
This elegant book includes: *fascinating interviews with Master Distillers, *incredible histories and facts about North America's most influential whiskey region, *stunning, *profiles on 80 distilleries and even more labels, original photography from the trails. Voyageur Press MN. Devoted entirely to the quintessential American whiskeys of Kentucky and Tennessee, Big Whiskey takes you behind the scenes at distilleries throughout both states.
Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or are simply looking to discover the difference between bourbon and Tennessee whiskey, Big Whiskey is your essential guide to America's whiskey trails. Used book in Good Condition. This book is bursting with in-depth, up-to-date profiles from esteemed heritage brands to distilleries whose first barrels are still aging.
On the trail to america's signature spirit! the definitive field guide to the American Whiskey Trail! Big Whiskey features profiles of distilleries new and old, tasting notes, interviews with distillers and blenders, cocktail recipes, food pairings, and rare bottles. Discover the storied history and renaissance of America's premier whiskey region with this definitive field guide to its signature spirit.
The Bourbon Bible
Voyageur Press MN. Bourbon is booming, and this guide will teach you all you need to know about America's favorite spirit. Used book in Good Condition. Eric zandona - spirits specialist at the american distilling Institute - explores 100 of the finest bourbons in the world, from the big-name classics to tiny craft distilleries, with flavor profiles and recommendations for the best way to drink each one.
. Also featuring recipes for 20 classic bourbon cocktails, how the drink is made and the key things you need to understand when buying a bottle, as well as chapters on the history of bourbon, The Bourbon Bible is the ultimate guide to the ultimate drink.
The Bourbon Tasting Notebook, 2nd Edition
With a record amount of bourbon whiskey aging in warehouses and visits to Kentucky's bourbon distilleries topping half a million annually, it is obvious that bourbon is enjoying unprecedented popularity. New & expanded, with nearly 350 bourbons including the Major Producers, Craft Distillers, and Independent Bottlers! The Bourbon Tasting Notebook is a handy logbook for any bourbon enthusiast.
This 4x8. 5-inch, softbound book includes 416 pages, printed in full-color on durable glossy paper for superior photo reproduction, a lasting testament to the care and quality that goes into creating these quality brands. Used book in Good Condition. This logbook will give bourbon lovers the perfect way to track their samplings, with nearly 350 featured brands.
The bourbons are also indexed by proof and style, along with a checklist so each person can keep track of what has been sampled and record his or her preferences. Authors susan reigler and michael veach sampled every brand featured, price, style, mash bill, age, and finish for each bourbon, taste, documenting the flavors, nose, color, along with the proof, type, tastes and smells they experienced, and full-color photos of each bottle for easy reference.
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Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's Whiskey
Today, the whiskey business takes a new turn as a nascent craft distilling movement offers the potential to revolutionize the industry once again. Voyageur Press MN. Turnaround publisher services. But, many take advantage of this excitement while employing questionable business practices, as Mitenbuler shows, either by masquerading whiskey made elsewhere as their own or by shortcutting the proven production standards that made many historic brands great to begin with.
. Illusion is separated from reality in a tale reaching back to the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794, when the ideologies of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton battled to define the soul of American business. That debate continues today, the liquor-fueled origins of nascar, punctuated along the way by Prohibition-era bootleggers, intense consolidation driven by savvy lobbying, and a Madison Avenue plot to release five thousand parrots—trained to screech the name of a popular brand—into the nation’s bars.
Used book in Good Condition. Pulls aside the curtain of puffery to show. And yet, more than 95% of the nation’s whiskey comes from a small handful of giant companies with links to organized crime, political controversy, and a colorful history that is far different than what appears on modern labels. In bourbon empire, reid mitenbuler shows how bourbon, and the industry surrounding it, America’s most iconic style of whiskey, really came to be—a saga of shrewd capitalism as well as dedicated craftsmanship.
. A tale of innovation, success, and resurrection, downfall, Bourbon Empire is an exploration of the spirit in all its unique forms, creating an indelible portrait of both American whiskey and the people who make it.
The Bourbon Bartender: 50 Cocktails to Celebrate the American Spirit
Made in america and aged in charred new American oak barrels, bourbon is the quintessential US spirit--but the best part is mixing it up into tasty drinks. Whiskey experts jane danger and alla lapushchik offer timeless classics and forgotten gems, such as the Old Fashioned and the Boulevardier, as well as cutting-edge craft concoctions, including the Shark Eye and Green Monster.
They also serve up a short history of bourbon, sidebars chronicling bourbon's influence on American culture, tips for making delicious infusions and syrups, short profiles of the country's best bourbon-focused bars, and a calendar of bourbon festivals and events--everything a bourbon lover could want.
Here are the best of the best. Raise your glass to the bourbon renaissance with this must-have cocktail collection. Turnaround publisher services. Voyageur Press MN. Used book in Good Condition.