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The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All|Betts, Richard
The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All : Know Your Booze Before You Choose
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A clever distillation of America s favorite libation, by the "New York Times" best-selling authors of "The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert" Whiskey fever is sweeping the nation. Every day, craft distilleries are popping up in remote counties and urban centers, offering a wealth of great choices to consumers and just as many puzzlements. Does the introduction of a simple e to go from whisky to whiskey mean anything? What s the difference between Scotch and Rye? What s Canadian whisky anyway? And what about the whiskeys of Scotland, Japan, and Ireland? Where's a humble Joe to start?In this witty kid-style book on an adult topic, Richard Betts boils down his know-how into twenty pages, cooling our brown-sweat anxieties and dividing whiskey into three simple categories: Grain, Wood, and Place. While most whiskey tomes are about as fun as a chemistry lesson, Betts makes the learning slide down easy, reassuring us that this exalted spirit is just distilled beer and, through a nasal romp, helping us figure out which kinds we love best. Humorous illustrations and scratch-and-sniff scents (vanilla, sandalwood, grass, and more) help would-be connoisseurs learn their personal preferences. Language label and Map to Your Desires included."

  • ISBN-13: 9780544520608
  • ISBN-10: 0544520602
  • Publisher: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publish Date: October 2015
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 10.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds
  • Page Count: 20