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Moonshine!|Matthew B. Rowley
Moonshine! : Recipes * Tall Tales * Drinking Songs * Historical Stuff * Knee-Slappers * How to Make It * How to Drink It * Pleasin
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Now here's a volume you can really drink to

Something's brewing in these pages, and it's moonshine--a word that evokes fascination, curiosity, and a warm sense of nostalgia. Never before has there been such a richly illustrated, thorough, and entertaining celebration of the history of making fine distilled spirits. Take a trip through moonshining's past: travel from its beginnings as a pioneer staple to the dark days of prohibition, from quickly produced urban rotgut to today's carefully handcrafted artisanal libations. Get in on the fun with how-to instructions that take into account all legal regulations and requirements before covering ingredients, building a still, basic distilling techniques, and dozens of recipes, all adapted for the beginner. Whiskies, brandies, grappa, schnapps: they're all here, along with dozens of page-turning quotes, song lyrics, and vintage photographs and illustrations.

"Making whisky or brandy is not the least bit difficult. Making something you'd want to drink...well, that may take some practice." --Matthew B. Rowley

  • ISBN-13: 9781579906481
  • ISBN-10: 1579906486
  • Publisher: Union Square & Co.
  • Publish Date: May 2007
  • Dimensions: 8.94 x 8.04 x 0.51 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.22 pounds
  • Page Count: 176