Whiskey: A Global History Is Selling Worldwide

Copies of Whiskey: A Global History (Reaktion Books, 2010)  are now selling in the U.S., U.K., and elsewhere around the globe.  A worldwide list of retailers offering the book can be found here.

Jason Wilson, author of Boozehound, and the spirits columnist at the Washington Post, wrote a wonderful review of the book

‘Whiskey,’ at 144 pages, is the perfect primer for the person who wants to quickly learn the basics…. Instead, his book is for more typical folks, many of whom have difficulty sorting out their single-malt Scotches from their bourbons from their Irish whiskeys.”

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Book description:

In Whiskey: A Global History, Kevin R. Kosar delivers an informative, concise narrative of the drink’s history, from its obscure medieval origins to the globally traded product that it is today.

Whiskey: A Global History explains what whiskey is, how it is made, and how the types of whiskey differ. With a list of suggested brands and classic cocktail recipes for the thirsty reader, this book is perfect for drink and food enthusiasts and history lovers alike.