The Art of Distillng Whiskey and Other Spirits is an
encyclopedic guide to the thousand-year history and dynamic future
of the distillation of whiskey, vodka, gin, rum, brandy, and
more. This carefully researched book will give the reader a
comprehensive understanding and appreciation of just what is
acutally in those bottles on the back bar.
This book shows how the basic ingredients-water and grain-are
transformed into a full range of superb, timeless liquors and even
moonshine. Most other books on spirits chronicle the historical
side of distilling or focus on the flavors of various vingages, but
in this book, the actual craft of distilling is covered in
Readers will find a thorough examination of distilling techniques
along with information on the varieties of stills and equipment
used to create these exquisite libations. Whether you are an
industry professional, a novice, or simply appreciate a fine dram,
this is a must-have book for you.