Read e-book online Short Course in Rum: A Guide to Tasting and Talking about PDF

By Lynn Hoffman

ISBN-10: 1629147273

ISBN-13: 9781629147277

From swashbuckling pirates and Caribbean sugar plantations to rum punch and stylish tiki bars, rum is one in all our greatest enjoyed and such a lot historical liquors.

The brief path in Rum started, evidently, as a glance at noble, aromatic, advanced, wood-aged rum: the kind of liquor that is served in snifters and fed on slowly, even reverently. writer Lynn Hoffman (Short path in Beer) had the suspicion—maybe even the conviction—that rum was once a significant, large deal type of factor, someplace above single-malt scotch and perhaps (just) less than cognac.

He was once infused with missionary zeal. He hoped to assemble the rum snobs of the area to discuss esoteric little bottlings. He was once a purist and he desired to meet different purists and convert the uninitiated. while he began a few critical tasting, what he found made him abandon the purist strategy and embody the wild and lovely international of rum.

He found that rum has taken many kinds all through its history—Rumbullion alias Kill-Devill, Demon Rum, and extra. He discovered concerning the American Revolution, lush muffins, the sugar alternate, the anti-saloon League, prohibitionists, abolitionists, and alchemists. He tasted nice rum from craft distillers and fabulous innovations from bartenders.

Inside you will discover:

•the world's top wood-aged sipping rums
•recipes for the simplest rum cocktails plus
•the secrets and techniques of making your personal nice recipe
•the adventures of operating in a small craft distillery

Lynn Hoffman found an international in rum and he invitations you to take a seat with him and proportion that world.

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