The book is a guide to America’s indigenous spirit—from the whiskey made by the otherwise known as moonshine, safely and deliciously (if not quite legally). Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining has ratings and 33 reviews. Mike said: A good read and particularly valuable for the historical ba. He’s got a new book out, The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: How to Make and Drink Whiskey, which includes the story.
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Notify me of new posts by email. Pay close attention to the laws in your state – just owning moonshinijg still in mine VA is a punishable offense; even if it’s just a water still. Now, co-founders Colin Spoelman and David Haskell have applied their knowledge, passion idstillery precision to a new project: So the title and other sources led me to interest in this book.
Feb 04, Eric rated it really liked it. I consider myself a whiskey drinker – and by no means a connoisseur.
Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining
As a primer for a nascent whiskey fan, who wants to make the move from casual drinking to serious interest in the stuff, the book is first-rate. There are suggestions for starting your own distillery, recipes for whiskey based cocktails and even diagrams of all the American distilleries and how they all fit together. Apr 20, Stephanie rated it it was amazing.
Jan 04, William rated it it was ok Shelves: Entries Feed and Comments Feed. Then the rest is a bunch of drink recipes and how to stock your whiskey bar. Aug 08, Austin rated it really liked it. Oct 27, Lauren rated it it was amazing. Here’s what the Kings County boys are doing for you with this book: Diehard whiskey enthusiasts might enjoy comparing their collections against those of Haskell, Spoelman, and Allison Patel of Brenne French Whisky, and I for one look forward to trying the shrimp and grits recipe tucked into the back.
Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining by Colin Spoelman
That said, I don’t think I’ll start brewing my own, as the likelihood of accidental death or dismemberment see Though I enjoy whiskey in moderation, of course, except when not in moderationI’d never given any thought to how it’s made.
The writing was well done. Want to Read saving…. They are clearing up a ton of bullshit that’s been poured over the top of bourbon and liquor culture for decades. Trivia About Kings County Dist My wife won tickets to see Collective Soul unplugged at a small venue recently.
This book should spark some good conversations about whiskey. Offering clear instruction and advice, along with recipes for whiskey drinks and dishes, and recommendations for outfitting the perfect home bar, this is an indispensable companion for both the distiller and the drinker. I am officially a published author! Still, we wanted to share what we learned in the hopes that this openness might further extend an appreciation for the art and craft of whiskey-making, at every scale.
For me it was a nice follow-up to the recent book “Drink More Whiskey! Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows with a greatly improved recipe! Popular Posts The History Dish: It’s also an easy how-to guide for making your own moonshine, complete with a cocktail recipe section for when your homemade spirits are ready for enjoying.
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Illustrated and also containing 55 black and white photographs, it’s ideal for any enthusiast, historian or potential moonshiner. Quick Read about Whiskey.
As a result, our whiskey is idiosyncratic; its taste reflects different values. May 15, jaydro rated it really liked it Shelves: Instead, this is really more of a memoir by the proprietors of Kings County Distillery, David Haskell and Colin Spoelman, a collection of stories and observations drawn from the journey of two men who made the transition from casual whiskey drinkers to the owners of the only active distillery in Brooklyn.
From Medicine to Marinara Mental Floss: Instead, this is really more of a memoir by the proprietors of Kings County Distillery, David Haskell and Colin Spoelman, a collection of stories and observations drawn from the journey of two men who made the transition from casual whiskey drinkers to the owners of the only The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: Subscribe in a reader.
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Those who want to build a still from scratch and start making whiskey in their mooonshining shed will need another book, but even so, Guide to Urban Moonshining is the sort of work that belongs on the bookshelves of most who like American whiskey and enjoy a pleasant read. Be warned, Haskell and Spoelman put American whiskey on a pedestal, prop Scotch up a little bit lower, and then make every effort to drag Vodka through the distlilery and dirty it up like some sort of Victorian-era street urchin.
Mar 28, David rated it it was coutny. I really enjoyed reading this book. The writing is very passionate and makes you feel a closer connection to the world of distilling.
They then move on to extremely detailed instructions on how to create and distill your own batch of “moonshine”.