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Boozehound PDF Epub Boozehound Jason Wilson Natus Physiotherapy.co.uk While Some May Wonder, Does The World Really Need Another Flavored Vodka No One Answers This Question Quite So Memorably As Spirits Writer And Raconteur Jason Wilson Does In Boozehound By The Way, The Short Answer Is No A Unique Blend Of Travelogue, Spirits History, And Recipe Collection, Boozehound Explores The Origins Of What We Drink And The Often Surprising Reasons Behind Our Choices In Lieu Of Odorless, Colorless, Tasteless Spirits, Wilson Champions Old World Liquors With Hard To Define Flavors A Bitter And Complex Italian Amari, Or The Ancient, Aromatic Herbs Of Chartreuse, As Well As Distinctive New World Offerings Like Lively Peruvian Pisco With An Eye For Adventure, Wilson Seeks Out Visceral Experiences At The Source Of Production Visiting Fields Of Spiky Agave In Jalisco, Entering The Heavily And Reverently Guarded J Germeister Herb Room In Wolfenb Ttel, And Journeying To The French Alps To Determine If Mustachioed Men In Berets Really Handpick Blossoms To Make Elderflower Liqueur In Addition, Boozehound Offers Than Fifty Drink Recipes, From Three Riffs On The Manhattan To Cocktail Geek Favorites Like The Aviation And The Last Word These Recipes Are Presented Alongside A Host Of Opinionated Essays That Cherish The Rare, Uncover The Obscure, Dethrone The Overrated, And Unravel The Mysteries Of Taste, Trends, And Terroir Through His Far Flung, Intrepid Traveling And Tasting, Wilson Shows Us That Perhaps Nothing Else As Entwined With The History Of Human Culture Is Quite As Much Fun As Booze From The Hardcover Edition.



10 thoughts on “Boozehound

  1. says:

    It would be easy to dismiss Jason Wilson as a spirits snob His rants about populist vodka and adoration of the obscure certainly rings of snobbishness But that s just on the surface Sprinkled throughout the length of the book, Wilson admits to all sorts of un hip, un snob likes and dislikes And while he may be friends with some true snobs, I think his own self applied label is spot on geek Geeks are great Geeks


  2. says:

    Really enjoyed this Wilson has an enjoyably tongue in cheek approach to his subject, an admirable lack of pretension and willingness to mock sacred cows and himself , and a good sense about the essential good fortune of working as a spirits writer While there are plenty of anecdotes that start off in one exotic locale or the next, occasionally leaving the impression that the job is nothing but travel and drinking a


  3. says:

    This book would make an excellent gift for anyone who enjoys stepping outside of the box when it comes to imbibing It is a wonderful introduction into a large variety of alternative beverages from the obscure and hard to find to the easily available but often under rated The drink recipes that follow each chapter help whet the appetite, and made me want to rush out to my local store to start picking up ingredients Best


  4. says:

    Wilson could ve gone the pompous ass route here fortunately, he manages to avoid that altogether Instead, he explains why it s important to drink the good stuff you get what you pay for I appreciated the travel narrative aspect for each liquor Norway for akavit, Netherlands for gin, Italy for vermouth, etc As a matter of fact, I ve never even had vermouth before, but was scouting the local liquor stores for some of the one


  5. says:

    Some of the information in this book is also available on the spirits column archives at the Washington Post website.I highly recommend both the book and the Washington Post spirits column.I read the libr...


  6. says:

    Great alternative beach read You will never look at vodka the same way again.


  7. says:

    A lot of good beverage in here, as a Kentuckian once told me as she was ladling toddy into my cup.


  8. says:

    Fun read Makes me want to stock the cabinets


  9. says:

    Is the cocktail world bigger than vodka and gin The Boozehound On the Trail of the Rare, The Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits by journalist Jason Wilson is a book about new experiences and inspiring readers to consider options beyond the obvious and routine.I challenge readers to get through this engaging, story filled tasting travelogue without buying a bottle of something they ve never tried before or haven t consumed in years For me i


  10. says:

    Most of the other reviewers have hit the high, and, to my mind, the most important bits about this book What I want to add is that the author doesn t take himself seriously However, he does convey an appreciation for the passion involved in producing excellent spirits He explains succinctly what it is we should be looking for in drinkable spirits I found myself laughing out loud as he called a spade a spade regarding martinis and it s something I


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About the Author: Jason Wilson

JASON WILSON is the author of Godforsaken Grape A Slightly Tipsy Journey through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Underappreciated Wine, to be published in April by Abrams Books.Wilson is also the author of Boozehound On the Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits, and the series editor of The Best American Travel Writing since its inception in 2000.A regular contributor t JASON WILSON is the author of Godforsaken Grape A Slightly Tipsy Journey through the World of Strange, Obscure, and Underappreciated Wine, to be published in April by Abrams Books.Wilson is also the author of Boozehound On the Trail of the Rare, the Obscure, and the Overrated in Spirits, and the series editor of The Best American Travel Writing since its inception in 2000.A regular contributor to the Washington Post, Wilson wrote an award winning drinks column for years Wilson has also been beer columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, dining critic for the Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Magazine, and has written for the New York Times, NewYorker.com, AFAR, National Geographic Traveler, and many other magazines and newspapers