Boozehound: On the Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits
, Food And Drink
An enjoyable, though insubstantial, book on spirits. As a self-professed lover of "old man drinks" I was excited to read this. The author, a spirits critic, has a refreshing lack of pretension while trying to convince Americans to enjoy foreign drinks. Most of the spirits he talks about aren't so...
I bought this one for my boyfriend the cocktail hobbyist. The top of the fridge used to be big enough for this one of many hobbies - but now I only have myself to blame. He enjoyed the book immensely, so I picked it up and also found it enjoyable. Lots of fun little anecdotes sprinkled with cockt...