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

Fred Minnick (Author) Sean Brock (Foreword by)
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Product Details

Price
$26.00  $23.92
Publisher
Voyageur Press (MN)
Publish Date
October 01, 2016
Pages
240
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.1 X 1.0 inches | 1.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780760351727

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About the Author

Fred Minnick is a Wall Street Journal best-selling author and the writer of award-winning books, such as Bourbon Curious, Bourbon, Rum Curious, and Whiskey Women. Minnick is the editor-in-chief of Bourbon+ magazine, senior contributor to Forbes, and co-founder of the popular Bourbon & Beyond Festival. He is the "bourbon authority" for the Kentucky Derby Museum and regularly appears in the mainstream media, including CBSThis Morning, Esquire, Forbes, and NPR.Sean Brock is Executive Chef at Husk in Charleston, South Carolina. He was the winner of the James Beard Award for Best Chef Southeast in 2010. His first book, Heritage, won the 2015 James Beard Award for Best Book of the Year in American Cooking.

Reviews

"Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey in an important addition to American whiskey literature, and it's worth a read for anyone interested in bourbon's complex regulatory history." - RecentEats.com - RecentEats.com

"Minnick's Bourbon is an instant classic."

- Mike Veach, author of Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage

"Fred Minnick's Bourbon: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of an American Whiskey dispels historical fiction while taking the reader on a timeline journey of American whiskey's highs and lows. You're ultimately left with the feeling of pride that you drink bourbon."

- Bill Thomas, owner of the world's top bourbon bar, Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Washington, D.C.

"For anyone who thinks they know it all about bourbon, delve into this fascinating new look at everyone's favorite brown water. With his sharp eye for detail, historical accuracy and modern relevancy, Mr. Minnick's take on the history of bourbon will become an indispensable volume for bourbon fans worldwide."

- Edward Lee, chef, author, of Smoke and Pickles, and host of PBS's The Mind of a Chef, Season 3

"It's been clear for some time now that Fred Minnick is America's finest authority on spirits, and his new book on bourbon seals the dealÃ?Â[ââ ¬ââ?¬Âimpeccably researched, beautifully illustrated, and written with such informed individuality that reading the book is like listening to the engaging teacher whose lectures enthralled you as much as enlightened you. There's never a last word on any subject, but Minnick's new book is unlikely to be exceeded by anything better for a long time to come."

- John Mariani, author of The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink