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Whiskey [electronic resource] : a global history / Kevin R. Kosar.

Author/Creator:
Kosar, Kevin R.
Publication:
London : Reaktion Books, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (146 p.)
Series:
Edible.
Edible
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Subjects:
Whiskey -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A Manhattan or a Sazerac; neat, on the rocks, or with a splash of soda-no matter how it's served up, whiskey is synonymous with the poet's inspiration and the devil's spirit. Be it bourbon, rye, corn, Irish, or Scotch, whiskey has an infamous and celebrated history from a sometimes lethal, herb-infused concoction to a high-quality, meticulously crafted liquor. In Whiskey, Kevin R. Kosar delivers an informative, concise narrative of the drink's history, from its obscure medieval origins to the globally traded product that it is today. Focusing on t
Contents:
Whiskey Cover; Imprint page; Contents; Introduction; 1. Origins: From Seed to Spirit; 2. Early History; 3. Whisky in Scotland; 4. Whiskey in Ireland; 5. Whiskey in the USA; 6. The Twenty-first Century Whiskey World; Recipes; Some Widely Available, Recommended Brands; Select Bibliography; Websites and Associations; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-283-13378-4
9786613133786
1-86189-894-0
OCLC:
726745735