99 Drams of Whiskey: The Accidental Hedonist's Quest for the Perfect Shot and the History of the Drink

Kate Hopkins

Kate Hopkins knew there needed to be extra to whiskey than utilizing it as a mixer. She had an unquenchable thirst to profit extra approximately "the drink" and set out on an formidable itinerary discovering its background. Combining complete learn with casual narrative, Hopkins entertains and educates the readers on whiskey's position within the historical past of the realm. She visited historians and pub vendors, went to distilleries owned through firms who promote hundreds of thousands of gallons in keeping with day, and artisans who promote hundreds of thousands of gallons according to yr, and interviewed the aficionados and the typical drinkers, simply because the best points of whiskey isn't just its style, however the tales concerning the drink which are informed round the bar. As an further bonus, she discusses the effective paintings of distilling, the correct how you can drink whiskey, and offers tasting notes on assorted manufacturers, all within the desire of learning the easiest shot of the liquor.

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