Proof: The Science of Booze

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Mariner Books #ad - He chases the physics, and metallurgy that produce alcohol, chemistry, biology, and the psychology and neurobiology that make us want it. Rogers’s book has much the same effect as a good drink. You get a warm sensation, you want to engage with the wider world, and you feel smarter than you probably are.

. If you’ve ever wondered how your drink arrived in your glass, or what it will do to you,  Proof makes an unparalleled drinking companion. Above all, it makes you understand how deeply human it is to take a drink. Wall street Journal. Named a best science book of 2014 by amazon,  the guardian,  wired,  and nbC Winner of the 2014 Gourmand Award for Best Spirits Book in the United States Finalist for the 2015 PEN/E.

Proof: The Science of Booze #ad - O. Wilson literary science Writing Award   “Lively. In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, barflies, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world’s top gene-sequencing labs, introducing us to the bars, and evolving science at the heart of boozy technology. Rogers’s descriptions of the science behind familiar drinks exert a seductive pull.

New york times   humans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz.

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How To Make Whiskey: A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Whiskey

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#ad - Everything you need to know to ferment and distill whiskey right the first time. This authoritative guide book introduces whiskey-making in a easy step-by-step process. A fun read, salt and peppered, with the science behind distilling.

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The Art of Distilling, Revised and Expanded:An Enthusiast's Guide to the Artisan Distilling of Whiskey, Vodka, Gin and other Potent Potables

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Quarry Books #ad - The art of distilling, revised and Updated presents the techniques and inspirations of the most innovative micro-distillers working today and ties it together with incredible insider photography. In this comprehensive guide to artisan distilling, American Distilling Institute founder Bill Owens will teach you how contemporary master distillers transform water and grain into the full range of exquisite, timeless spirits.

The art of distilling, vodkas, revised and Updated is your exclusive backstage pass into the world of small-scale distilling of whiskies, brandies, gins, and many other spirits. Like no other book on the subject,  The Art of Distilling goes to lengths to explore the actual craft of distilling, in detail.

The Art of Distilling, Revised and Expanded:An Enthusiast's Guide to the Artisan Distilling of Whiskey, Vodka, Gin and other Potent Potables #ad - . Beginning with a brief history of distilling and introduction to the process itself, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the art of distilling today. The revised and expanded edition includes even more practical tips, tricks, and instruction and has been updated to include growth and development in the artisan distilling space over the past decade.

The art of distilling, revised and Updated is the consummate insider's guide to distilling and its techniques.

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The Drunken Botanist

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Algonquin Books #ad - Scotch emerged from barley, rum from sugarcane, tequila from agave, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet?  in the drunken botanist, flowers, and fungi that humans have, through ingenuity, and sheer desperation, fruits, inspiration, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, trees, contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries.

Of all the extraordinary and obscure plants that have been fermented and distilled, a few are dangerous, some are downright bizarre, and one is as ancient as dinosaurs—but each represents a unique cultural contribution to our global drinking traditions and our history. This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology—with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners—will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.

The Drunken Botanist #ad - . Through this horticultural lens, a mixed drink becomes a cornucopia of plants. Npr's morning edition “amy Stewart has a way of making gardening seem exciting, even a little dangerous. The new york times Sake began with a grain of rice. The essential, new york times–bestselling Guide to Botany and Booze “A book that makes familiar drinks seem new again.

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Whiskey Distiller's Training Manual

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#ad - Use the manual as a step-by-step guide to making whiskey. The whiskey distiller’s Training Manual is designed to teach you the complete process of making high quality whiskey. The manual includes a detailed list of every piece of equipment you need. Clear pictures and concise instructions give you a complete understanding of every step in the process.

Whiskey Distiller's Training Manual #ad - This is the only whiskey distilling book you will ever need! .

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Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol

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Avery #ad - Packed with trivia and colorful characters, Drink amounts to an intoxicating history of the world. Finally, it provides a history of the world's most famous drinks-and the world's most famous drinkers. We have been drinking as long as we have been human, and for better or worse, alcohol has shaped our civilization.

Drink: A Cultural History of Alcohol #ad - . Drink investigates the history of this Jekyll and Hyde of fluids, tracing mankind's love/hate relationship with alcohol from ancient Egypt to the present day. A spirited look at the history of alcohol, from the dawn of civilization to the modern day Alcohol is a fundamental part of Western culture. Drink further documents the contribution of alcohol to the birth and growth of the United States, the Pennsylvania Whiskey revolt, the slave trade, taking in the War of Independence, and the failed experiment of national Prohibition.

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The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: How to Make and Drink Whiskey

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Abrams Books #ad - Written by the founders of kings county Distillery, New York City's first distillery since Prohibition, this spirited illustrated book explores America's age-old love affair with whiskey. It begins with chapters on whiskey's history and culture from 1640 to today, when the DIY trend and the classic cocktail craze have conspired to make it the next big thing.

The final section focuses on the contemporary whiskey scene, cocktail and food recipes from the country's hottest mixologists and chefs, featuring a list of microdistillers, and an opinionated guide to building your own whiskey collection. For those thirsty for practical information, and helpful pictures, anecdotes, step-by-step instructions, easy-to-follow guide to safe home distilling, the book next provides a detailed, complete with a list of supplies, and tips.

The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: How to Make and Drink Whiskey #ad - A new generation of urban bootleggers is distilling whiskey at home, and cocktail enthusiasts have embraced the nuances of brown liquors.

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A Natural History of Wine

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Yale University Press #ad - The resulting volume is indispensible for anyone who wishes to appreciate wine to its fullest. This book presents their fascinating, freewheeling answers to the question “What can science tell us about wine?� And vice versa. When the conversation turned to wine one evening, it almost inevitably led the two—one a palaeoanthropologist, the other a molecular biologist—to begin exploring the many intersections between science and wine.

. Such was the case for ian Tattersall and Rob DeSalle, scientists who frequently collaborate on book and museum exhibition projects. The authors draw on physics, and climatology, and they expand the discussion to include insights from anthropology, biochemistry, entomology, chemistry, Neolithic archaeology, evolution, primatology, and even classical history.

A Natural History of Wine #ad - An excellent bottle of wine can be the spark that inspires a brainstorming session. Conversational and accessible to everyone, this colorfully illustrated book embraces almost every imaginable area of the sciences, from microbiology and ecology for an understanding of what creates this complex beverage to physiology and neurobiology for insight into the effects of wine on the mind and body.

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Home Distilling Handbook

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Mason Creek Publishing #ad - Clear pictures and concise instructions give you a complete understanding of every step in the process. Use the book as a step-by-step guide to making whiskey and other spirits. The home distilling handbook was written for beginning distillers who want to learn the complete process of making high quality whiskey and other spirits.

The book includes a detailed list of every piece of equipment you need.

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The Joy of Home Distilling: The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, Brandy, Moonshine, and More Joy of Series

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Skyhorse #ad - Easy to understand even for a first-time distiller, The Joy of Home Distilling is sure to become your number one distilling resource. By learning not just how to distill, but also what is happening at each step and why it is needed, readers will be armed with the information they need to experiment with their own spirits and concoct their own recipes.

. Make your own brew at home!”if you’re going to invest the $100 or so to get a basic equipment and recipe kit, then you’ll want to take care in ensuring that your first batch is brewed correctly. Rick morris, fun drink recipes! try the mudslide or the cherry bomb!author rick morris, from bucket to bottle the difference between spirit types and how to produce each what yeast is, such as ethanol Yeast styles and nutritional requirements Different methods of distillation and equipment Post-distillation process And of course, and how to ensure that you get a strong, and why you filter Flavoring and aging your spirits Keeping safety first when working with flammable materials, HowBrewBeerThe Joy of Home Distilling is covers nearly every facet of distilling: Step-by-step instructions for the different processes, who has been selling distillation equipment for over 25 years, what it does, complete fermentation What distillation is and common misconceptions about the process Legalities surrounding distilling alcohol at home Carbon filtering—when it’s necessary, when to filter, even includes his own recipes for different types of spirits and drink recipes.

The Joy of Home Distilling: The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, Brandy, Moonshine, and More Joy of Series #ad - The complete guide for beginner and intermediate distillers.

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Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Winner of the 2015 james beard award for Best Beverage Book and the 2015 IACP Jane Grigson Award. A revolutionary approach to making better-looking, better-tasting drinks. In dave arnold’s world, the sugars and acids in an apple, tested, and the bubbles in a bottle of champagne are all ingredients to be measured, the shape of an ice cube, and tweaked.

With liquid intelligence, new york city’s high-tech bar, the creative force at work in Booker & Dax, brings readers behind the counter and into the lab. Featuring more than 120 recipes and nearly 450 color photographs, orange, and infusing vodka with coffee, Liquid Intelligence begins with the simple—how ice forms and how to make crystal-clear cubes in your own freezer—and then progresses into advanced techniques like clarifying cloudy lime juice with enzymes, nitro-muddling fresh basil to prevent browning, or peppercorns.

Liquid Intelligence: The Art and Science of the Perfect Cocktail #ad - Practical tips for preparing drinks by the pitcher, making homemade sodas, and building a specialized bar in your own home are exactly what drink enthusiasts need to know. Whether you’re in search of astounding drinks or a one-of-a-kind journey into the next generation of cocktail making, Liquid Intelligence is the ultimate standard—one that no bartender or drink enthusiast should be without.

There, arnold and his collaborators investigate temperature, sugar concentration, carbonation, and acidity in search of ways to enhance classic cocktails and invent new ones that revolutionize your expectations about what a drink can look and taste like. Years of rigorous experimentation and study—botched attempts and inspired solutions—have yielded the recipes and techniques found in these pages.

Readers will learn how to extract the sweet flavor of peppers without the spice, why bottling certain drinks beforehand beats shaking them at the bar, and why quinine powder and succinic acid lead to the perfect gin and tonic.

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