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The guys from the Kings County Distillery stop in for drinks and a discussion


Urban Moonshining

BookCourt (163 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY) Map it Free

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

David Haskell
Colin Spoelman

On the Docket:
Audience Q&A
Book Signing
Panel Discussion
Drinks Served

Mindy Bond, Editor

Urban Moonshining

BookCourt (163 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY) Map it Free
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