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Book Review – The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book

The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book is a revision of The Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book, first printed in 1934 and written by Albert Stevens Crockett. The author of the new, revised version of the book, Frank Caiafa took the position... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Alchemy In A Glass: The Essential Guide To Handcrafted Cocktails

I am not a bartender and I have never aspired to be one. I will mix an occasional cocktail for myself and Rosemary, but I will never be a top-notch bartender. However, I do like cocktail books for many reasons.... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Which Fork Do I Use With My Bourbon?

I have known Susan Reigler for over 25 years. I first met her when she was a restaurant reviewer and spirits writer for the Courier-Journal newspaper here in Louisville and I have respected her writing ever since. I have known... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Whisk(e)y Distilled: A Populist Guide To The Water Of Life

Heather Greene is a very talented whiskey writer and presenter. I met her before this book came out and was impressed with her knowledge of all things whiskey. She started her whiskey career in Scotland as a brand ambassador for... Continue Reading →

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