Spirits distilled: With cocktails mixed by Michael Butt

byMark RidgwellContribution byMichael Butt

September 22, 2016|
Spirits distilled: With cocktails mixed by Michael Butt by Mark Ridgwell
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Every bartender must know each and every ingredient behind the bar. The third edition of Spirits distilled, by Mark Ridgwell, is a comprehensive guide to all of the major spirits categories. Taking the reader through the principles of distillation to an explanation on how to taste spirits, Ridgwell reveals the history and legends behind vodka, gin, tequila, genever, rum, brandies, liqueurs, eaux-de-vie, flavoured white spirits and the entire range of whiskies. Lovers of spirits will find this book to be an invaluable resource for understanding and appreciating the world of spirits from a qualitative rather than quantitative perspective. Professionals too will find the quizzes in Spirits distilled a particularly useful tool for understanding better the spirits they sell. This edition of Spirits distilled contains a new chapter on cocktails by drinks consultant Michael Butt, with a section at the end of each spirit chapter detailing the best cocktails featuring that spirit.
An essential book that belongs on the reference shelf of everyone who works with or enjoys spirits, Spirits distilled is a classic in the making.

Mark Ridgwell has worked with many of the world's leading spirit companies. The pinnacle of his corporate career was launching Maker's Mark outside the US. In 1999 Mark set up Taste & Flavour, a passionate network of speakers and spirit enthusiasts. A Musketeer of Armagnac, appointed Cognac Educator, Consul of Tequila and Wine and ...
Title:Spirits distilled: With cocktails mixed by Michael Butt
Product dimensions:278 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.58 in
Shipping dimensions:278 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.58 in
Published:September 22, 2016
Publisher:Infinite Ideas Ltd.
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781908984784

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