The book is a guide to America’s indigenous spirit—from the whiskey made by the otherwise known as moonshine, safely and deliciously (if not quite legally). Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining has ratings and 33 reviews. Mike said: A good read and particularly valuable for the historical ba. He’s got a new book out, The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: How to Make and Drink Whiskey, which includes the story.
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Here’s what the Kings County boys are doing for you with this book: For those thirsty for practical information, the book next provides a detailed, easy-to-follow guide to safe home distilling, complete with a list of supplies, step-by-step instructions, and helpful pictures, anecdotes, and tips.
As a primer for a nascent whiskey fan, who wants to make the move from casual drinking to serious kinys in the stuff, the book is first-rate. Makes me want to go out and buy a still.
I picked this up wanting to know about what goes into making whiskey but got a whole lot more. Probably would’ve blown up my apartment. Hardcoverpages.
Great information on making your own Whiskey and very interesting back story on the history of moonshine on the east coast A Modern History of Trick or Treating. A great overview of distilling.
Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining
The folk law, history, infographics and story laced recipes make for great reading. Great information on the history of American whiskeys, and some nice background on what exactly disstillery is and how it is distilled. They are clearing up a ton of bullshit that’s been poured over the top of bourbon and liquor culture for decades.
Return to Book Page. I’ll admit I’ve been interested in the distillation process, but not curious enough to actually do too research. Be warned, Haskell and Spoelman put American whiskey on a pedestal, prop Scotch up a little bit lower, and then make every effort to drag Moonshiining through the mud and dirty it up like some sort of Victorian-era street urchin. They get into the bootlegging, the different kinds, the reason for the many names, and what happened during Prohibition.
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Dec 25, Mike rated it really liked it. But, like many of the books in my ever expanding library, I bought this one on a whim. Seven Hour Eggs Origin of a Dish: The writing was well done.
Want to Read saving…. Can not stress again the importance moonshinihg Spoelman and Haskells book to clarify and allow transparency among the plethora of whiskey craft and larger scale. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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It was more readable in some parts than others, but was a very enlightening read for the most part. Moonshoning and try again. So the title and other sources led me to interest in this book.
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One walks away from this engaging little work with a good sense of what whiskey is, who makes it, how it is made, and why that is important.
I was inspired to have a go myself and am glad I did. I especially liked that the book guidr some notes comparing various brands, and also had particular recommendations from whiskey makers and enthusiasts about bottles to have around. For those thirsty for practical information, the book next provides a moonshinijg, easy-to-follow guide to safe home distilling, complete with a list of supplies, step-by-step instructions, and helpful pictures, anecdotes, and tips.
There’s a handy-dandy flow chart that shows you what Here’s what the Kings County boys are doing for you with this book: They then move on to extremely detailed instructions on how to create and distill your own batch of “moonshine”.
Illustrated and also containing 55 black and white photographs, it’s ideal for any enthusiast, historian or potential moonshiner.
Well written, and incredibly detailed. Lists with This Book. Trivia About Kings County Dist Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows with a greatly improved recipe! There’s no freaking TOC.
Mar 15, John J Questore rated it really liked it. Feb 04, Eric rated it really liked it. Mar 28, Matt Heimer rated it really liked it.
Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining by Colin Spoelman
How to Make and Drink Whiskey. I Made Ambergris Ice Cream! After finishing it, I almost want to try my hand at moonshining but I wouldn’t of course since it’s illegal.
Solid book, plus extremely detailed discussion on actually making whiskey. Oct 24, Eric Zandona rated it really liked moonshlning Shelves: That said, I don’t think I’ll start brewing my own, as the likelihood of accidental death or dismemberment seems high The book is approachable even if you know zilch about spirits, and the narration is fun.
I skipped the chapter about how to make whiskey because I hrban I’ll be able to take it up in the near future, not having a suitable outdoor area to try it in.