Who doesn’t love bourbon? Whoever you are, you’re just misinformed and we won’t hold it against you. Instead, we’ve got all the research you need to become a lover of the richest drink out there. Your new go-to source for all things bourbon is Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker by Wall Street Journal best selling author Fred Minnick. This easy handbook is a great read with tons of amazing tidbits and factoids about America’s favorite liquor.
The book, like the drink, is rich with detail and will surely become a reference for the casual drinker, the connoisseur, as well as the budding chef and baker in your home. In this book, Minnick, a judge in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, takes you through the same tasting principles he offers in his Kentucky Derby Museum classes so you know what to look for in a truly great bourbon. With the expert analysis and tricks to try, you’ll quickly look past liquor company marketing and judge only by the flavor in your glass. There’s no doubt that you’ll be an expert in no time.
Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker takes you through all the nuances of bourbon by detailing the four most important flavor profiles of the celebrated drink: Grain, nutmeg, caramel and cinnamon. But beyond the flavor profiles and insights on what to look for when buying a bottle of bourbon, the book also reviews more than 50 popular bourbon brands and provides cocktail recipes to try.
Still not enough reason to add this book to your shelf and the liquor to your cabinet? Look no further than the myth busting, distiller secrets and easy to use tips that Minnick provides throughout. Bourbon is America’s native whiskey and Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker is the one-stop resource for everything you need to know about the drink that’s almost as storied as the country that made it. Enjoy!