The amount of research, work, and passion that went into this project is evident in every single page and it makes me excited to read more of Mr.Wondrich’s work.
To say that this book was not what I expected would be a grave understatement. I think it ought to have tipped me off that the reviews on the jacket were all from professors and Mexican authors, rather than other bar/cocktail connoisseurs. So, too, should I have paid more attention to the author, Marie Sarita… Continue reading Book Review- Tequila: Distilling the Spirit of Mexico
Before I get into this review, I want to explain why I am so utterly lacking in Whiskey knowledge, when I know so much about other spirits… In the first bar I worked at, where I became a bartender and discovered my passion for the industry, we had: 5 vodka brands, 4 gin brands, 3… Continue reading The Art of American Whiskey – A book review
Amy Stewart’s The Drunken Botanast conveniently on sale right now for $9 on Amazon I don’t say this about many books, but this one is hands down one of the best things I have ever read. Right off the bat, let’s get this out of the way: I recommend it. If you stopped reading right now… Continue reading The Drunken Botanist- A book review
Shortly after I finished reading my first alcohol book (The Drunken Botanist), I found myself desperately searching for something that could measure up to it and could teach me the things I needed to know. Upon receiving many recommendations for Liquid Intelligence, I decided to purchase it for Kindle, since I couldn’t wait for it… Continue reading Liquid Intelligence – A Book Review
It occurred to me recently (today) as I was talking to one of my regulars about the merits of a book I had recently finished, that that is a spectacular idea for a blog post! Smugglers Cove: Exotic cocktails, Rum and the cult of Tiki by: Martin Cate (& Rebecca Cate) I purchased the hardcover because… Continue reading Smuggler’s Cove – Book Review