Liquor Review – #3 Beefeater 24

With a long history, a celebrity distiller, and the power of advertising, Beefeater has everything they need to prosper in a rapidly changing market.  

The Definitive Guide to Arak and Other Anise spirits

The Learning Part So in the Graphic below, I’ve presented something rather interesting.  In red, we’ve got the nations across the globe that frequently enjoy anise (and licorice) flavored spirits of many varieties.  A keen observer might notice that this includes such interesting places as literally all of Europe.  This puts such spirits on the sameContinue reading “The Definitive Guide to Arak and Other Anise spirits”

Tequila: Distilling the Spirit of Mexico – A Book Review

A Book Review of Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico by Marie Sarita Gaytan. A fascinating look into the history of distillation in Mexico and how it is affected (and effects) the culture and the people.

The Art of American Whiskey – A book review

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, 3Continue reading “The Art of American Whiskey – A book review”

The Drunken Botanist- 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 nowContinue reading “The Drunken Botanist- A book review”

Liquid Intelligence – 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 itContinue reading “Liquid Intelligence – A Book Review”