The Art of American Whiskey

The Art of American Whiskey

A Visual History of the Nation's Most Storied Spirit, Through 100 Iconic Labels

eBook - 2015
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"A visual history of American whiskey, as told through hundreds of whiskey bottle labels, from early, pre-Prohibition-era days to the present. Just as wine is to the French or beer is to the Germans, whiskey--especially bourbon and rye--is an integral part of the history and culture of the United States. The Art of American Whiskey traces the arc of this beloved, renowned spirit--from its earliest days in the Colonial era, through the Civil War, Prohibition, Great Depression, and up to the current craft-distilling boom. Illustrated with 100 full-color modern and historic labels from the most iconic bottles ever made, The Art of American Whiskey is an instant collectible and a fantastic gift for any whiskey enthusiast or design lover. Captions, sidebars, profiles and short histories tell the story of the pioneers and places behind the labels, and each chapter features era-appropriate recipes from all-star bartenders and cocktail experts that will tickle any tippler's fancy"--
Publisher: Berkeley :, Ten Speed Press,, 2015.
ISBN: 9781607747192
1607747197
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: Axis 360 (Firm)

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Jul 01, 2015

Will make a handsome coffee table book for the whiskey aficionado in your life. But you know what's better than reading about whiskey? Drinking it.

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