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Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey By Fred Minnick,

  • Title: Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey
  • Author: Fred Minnick
  • ISBN: 9780760351727
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Once and for all, America learns the likely inventor of its beloved bourbon.Bourbon is not just alcohol this amber colored drink is deeply ingrained in American culture and tangled in American history From the early days of raw corn liquor to the myriad distilleries that have proliferated around the country today, bourbon has come to symbolize America In Bourbon The RiOnce and for all, America learns the likely inventor of its beloved bourbon.Bourbon is not just alcohol this amber colored drink is deeply ingrained in American culture and tangled in American history From the early days of raw corn liquor to the myriad distilleries that have proliferated around the country today, bourbon has come to symbolize America In Bourbon The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey, award winning spirits author Fred Minnick traces bourbon s entire history, from the 1700s with Irish, Scottish, and French settlers setting up stills and making distilled spirits in the New World through today s booming resurgence He also lays out in expert detail the critical role this spirit has played throughout the cultural and even political history of the nation from Congress passing whiskey protection laws to consumers standing in long lines just for a glimpse of a rare bottle of Pappy Van Winkle complemented by than 100 illustrations and photos And most importantly, Minnick explores the mystery of who most likely created the sweet corn liquor we now know as bourbon He studies the men who ve been championed as its inventors over time from Daniel Boone s cousin to Baptist minister Elijah Craig and, based on new research and never before seen documentation, answers the question of who deserves the credit.
    Bourbon The Rise Fall and Rebirth of an American Whiskey Once and for all America learns the likely inventor of its beloved bourbon Bourbon is not just alcohol this amber colored drink is deeply ingrained in American culture and tangled in American history

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    1. I really liked this He cut through all of the claims and mystery surrounding bourbon and crafted a story rich in characters, struggles and triumph I also can t wait for my next glass of bourbon.

    2. If you have interest in and want education in Bourbon, then this is the book.My wife and I just completed our tour through Kentucky on the Bourbon Trail and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves Like my interest in driving American cars, I decided it was time to change from gin to Bourbon and haven t looked back Enjoy this excellent book.

    3. TLDR Meticulously researched and well written book on bourbon history by a person many consider an expert in the field Highly recommended In addition to this book, I ve also enjoyed the last two books by Fred Minnick, Whiskey Women and Bourbon Curious In my honest opinion, this one was the best by far.Bourbon s history has been repackaged in multiple ways over the years, usually as a marketing ploy to highlight a spirit company s longevity or continuity, but Minnick dug quite a bit deeper to bri [...]

    4. Kentucky bourbon a drink that baptists should be proud of because of the Elijah Craig legend ,but are notoriously not This book partly considers the immense hold that tv shows and television culture has on our buying choices James Bond people started buying vodka based drinks and cocktail bars popped up all over the country Sex and the city appletinis became a hugely popular drink for women and men who were gay like Stanford or just didn t care i.e Marshall from how i your mother With Ron Swanso [...]

    5. A really enjoyable read charting the origins, rise, fall and rebirth of bourbon.The author shows that he has a genuine interest and love for bourbon and it s history There are times when in my opinion the book can get bogged down in legislature and statistics but this is a small gripe.Truly a fascinating read especially if like myself you enjoy a glass of bourbon.

    6. Es un libro f sicamente precioso, pero su contenido no est a la altura de su hermosa presentaci n Quiz s esperaba otra cosa la g nesis de las grandes marcas, la explicaci n de por qu el Pappy Van Winkle es lo que es hoy, qui n es Jack Daniel s, qui n Jim Beam, esperaba an cdotas, narrativa Pero es de contenido muy seco, demasiado obsesionado con la pol tica y los impuestos Tiene m ritos, pero no Tendr que buscarme otra historia Alguna recomendaci n

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