Category Archives: – Book

Book review: Empire of Booze by Henry Jeffreys

Henry Jeffreys is a booze writer who produces several columns, for newspapers and magazines, mostly about wine. In his latest book, published through ‘the kickstarter for books’ Unbound he dives into the important role booze plays in the history of … Continue reading

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Man walks into a Pub – Pete Brown

It’s been ages since I finished a book, let alone one that has some significance for the blog. But, last week I started commuting by train again, and that means at least 40 minutes of reading extra per day. In … Continue reading

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Bourbon Strange by Chuck Cowdery

Chuck Cowdery is a well known, to me, blogger who focuses on American whiskey. He’s very critical of wrong or fake information on labels and in marketing stories and an advocate for proper labeling in general. I can only applaud … Continue reading

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American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit – Clay Risen

It’s been a while since I did a book review. I’ve been reading a lot less compared to last year. That is partially so since I generally am too tired to stay awake and read, so I watch TV instead. … Continue reading

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The Whisky Dream – Stuart Rivans

In the rather low amount of books I’m reading this year, there of course are whisky books. The one that describes the rebirth of Bruichladdich (waking a giant, they call it) was mentioned a while ago somewhere and that reminded … Continue reading

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Sediment – Two Gentlemen and Their Mid-Life Terroirs, CJ & PK

The second wine book I’ve ever read. I’m not sure how I got to hear about this book, but it must have been through their website. Now how I got there has been lost in the mists of time. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Distilled – Joel Harrison and Neil Ridley

The guys at the Cask Strength whisky blog have been making a name for themselves for the last couple of years or so. The started bottling whisky, their blog went professional and now they’ve also got a book out. Let’s start … Continue reading

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