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99 drams of whiskey : the accidental hedonist's quest for the perfect shot and the history of the drink

Author: Kate Hopkins
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the exploits of a popular food blogger in her international search for the world's finest whiskeys, a narrative account that shares historical information, profiles of forefront distilleries, and the insights of experienced aficionados.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Hopkins
ISBN: 9780312381080 0312381085
OCLC Number: 310171877
Description: xi, 308 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The right side of the Atlantic. To Ireland --
Dubliners --
The promised land --
The British influence --
This is John Jameson --
Locke's and loaded --
Two Irish men --
Kings and snobs --
The dance of the grouse --
The speyside major --
Drinking my age --
Castles and collapses --
Rain and peat --
pt. 2. The left side of the Atlantic. Whiskey rebellion --
Riding the coattails --
Blame Canada --
Westward, ho! --
Capone's cash cow --
To Kentucky and prohibition --
Obsession awakening --
Small batches and the big stage --
Way down South --
Reflections.
Other Titles: Ninety-nine drams of whiskey
Responsibility: Kate Hopkins.
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Educates readers on whiskey's place in the history of the world. This book discusses the fine art of distilling, the proper ways to drink whiskey, and presents tasting notes on different brands.  Read more...

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""99 Drams of Whiskey" is part travelogue, part distillery guide, and part history book. It is deeply personal, and told in Kate Hopkins's humorous, engaging, and inimitable style. Through Kate's Read more...

 
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