Books > Movers & Shakers > Literature & Fiction






Price: $13.09 ($22.00)

(as of 2016-01-10 08:03:19 PST)

You save $8.91 (40%)

Usually ships in 24 hours

Literature & Fiction

Rating: 4.0 / 5.0 (45 votes)

Released: 2015-10-06

Buying Choices

50 new from $11.00
45 used from $4.54

(as of 2016-01-10 08:03:19 PST)








The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Whiskey Know-It-All: Know Your Booze Before You Choose by Richard Betts

Description

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.


Check All Offers Add to WishList Customer Reviews


Book Details

Author: Richard Betts Publisher: Rux Martin/Houghto.. Binding: Board book Language: English Pages: 20

Similar Books

The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert: Take a Whiff of That
Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits
Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine
Sipping Stones Whisky Chilling Rocks in Gift Box with Carrying Pouch, Set of 9
The World Atlas of Whisky: New Edition


Comments




Become a fan of Your #1 Source for Kindle eBooks from the Amazon Kindle Store! on Facebook for the inside scoop on latest and most exclusive books.

SimpleTrack