eBook-Tipp: Alkoholische Bücher aus dem Verlag Mitchell Beazley

Der sehr interessante britische Sachbuch-Verlag Mitchell Beazley verkauft gerade sehr preiswert eine Fülle an Sachbüchern rund um alkoholische Getränke.

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The Gin Dictionary

Sachbuch von David T. Smith

Gin is the spirit of the moment, the discerning drinker’s tipple of choice. But with a gin revolution currently sweeping the world, it has never been a more fascinating – and complex – subject. The Gin Dictionary is the gin-drinker’s guide to this special spirit. With more than 200 entries covering everything from history, ingredients and distilling techniques to flavour notes, cocktails and the many varieties of gin around the world, award-winning gin expert David T. Smith explores the key factors behind your drink.

David T. Smith ist ein Engländer, der in Sachbüchern, Artikeln, Radiosendungen und Wettbewerben seine umfangreichen Kenntnisse von Gin teilt. „The book is well written and very nicely presented and illustrated. There are a few cocktail recipes but basically this is a book to tell you everything you need to know about the drink itself. Lovely book, hugely interesting.“ (Leser) (24 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 251 Seiten noch günstig?

Gin: The Manual

Sachbuch von Dave Broom

In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit. The number of brands grows every day and bartenders – and consumers – are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, with more brands available than ever before, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy.

Der Schotte Dave Broom informiert seit vielen Jahren detailliert über unterschiedliche alkoholische Getränke. „Broom has brought years of experience and insight into the drinks industry to the fore here to lead the reader on a deeply informed journey through gin. From its herbs and their uses in ancient medicines by the Greeks and Romans, through the early monastic drinks and into the Dutch versions and then the English revolution and boom, before the fall and phoenix like rebirth in the late 90’s to the new heights of today.“ (Leser) (102 Rezensionen / 4,7 Sterne), 224 Seiten noch günstig?

Rum The Manual

Sachbuch von Dave Broom

This is a book about how to drink rum of all kinds. It’s about classic rums and new-generation rums, about rhum agricole and about premium aged rums, about rums from all over the world. It’s about rum enjoyed with cola and ginger beer. About the best rum for a classic daquiri. About rum cocktails that ooze style and personality. Above all, it’s about enjoying your rum in ways you never thought possible.

Vom Gin geht es jetzt zum Rum! „The history, myths, production and politics of the drink are all in here (apparently the pirate association is a myth, started by the book “Treasure Island” ). I love the detail of the production cycle, the varying methods developed by different countries and the recommendations for mixers and recipes.“ (Leser) (43 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 224 Seiten noch günstig?

Whisky: The Manual

Sachbuch von Dave Broom

This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered, including (just whisper it) blends. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat. In ‚What to Drink‘, Dave Broom explores flavour camps – how to understand a style of whisky – and moves on to provide extensive tasting notes of the major brands, demonstrating whisky’s extraordinary diversity.

Und natürlich hat der schottische Autor auch über Whisky geschrieben. „A great reference book to have at your fingertips for information on whiskies from all over the world. It covers some Whisk(e)y history, equipment and raw materials used in the production of Whisk(e)y, styles and also a selection of cocktails with Whisk(e)y as a base.“ (Leser) (23 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 224 Seiten noch günstig?

Make Mine a Martini

Rezepte von Kay Plunkett-Hogge

From just a few friends for drinks and snacks in the kitchen to a sophisticated soirée for everyone you know, Kay Plunkett-Hogge draws upon her background in the worlds of film and fashion and her youth in Mad Men-era Bangkok to create the ultimate guide to making your evening as easy as ABC. Kay’s approach to throwing a party is to keep it simple (yet stylish), plan ahead and, above all, enjoy it.

Kay Plunkett-Hogge hat für die Film- und Modeindustrie als Caterer gearbeitet und schreibt jetzt Bücher und Artikel über Cocktails und passendes Essen. „This is a *great* little book to have. It combines a real „old school“ understanding of a good cocktail (no frippery or fu fu here), with some really inventive drinks. And it has some delicious food recipes for cocktail parties, that are classy, but not ridiculously hard to do.“ (Leser) (6 Rezensionen / 4,7 Sterne), 226 Seiten noch günstig?

A Sherry & A Little Plate of Tapas

Rezepte von Kay Plunkett-Hogge

Tapas and sherry bars are everywhere: Berlin, London, LA, Paris, Munich. Now it’s time to bring the trend home and serve this glorious marriage of flavours to friends. In A Sherry & A Little Plate of Tapas Kay Plunkett-Hogge tells the story of tapas and its beloved companion, sherry, and offers 80 easy-to-cook-at-home recipes.

Sherry und Tapas – schmeckt himmlisch! „As well as having a great range of recipes, like all really good cookbooks, this is also a joy to read. Nicely designed, this tells the story of sherry, suggests some great food-and-sherry pairings and gives you 80 tapas recipes.“ (Leser) (38 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 224 Seiten noch günstig?

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