Rum: A Social and Sociable History of the Real Spirit of 1776

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Bold Type Books #ad - Even though the puritans themselves were fond of rum in quantities that would appall modern day doctors, temperance and Prohibition have obscured the historical role of the "Global Spirit with its warm heart in the Caribbean. Ian williams' book triumphantly restores rum's rightful place in history, where to mix rum with Coke risks invoking the wrath of the god, taking us across space and time, to voodoo rites in modern Haiti, from its origins in the plantations of Barbados through Puritan and Revolutionary New England, and across the Florida straits where Fidel and the Bacardi family are still fighting over the rights for the ingredients of Cuba Libre.

Rum: A Social and Sociable History of the Real Spirit of 1776 #ad - Rum was used by the colonists to clear Native American tribes and to buy slaves. Ian williams describes in captivating detail how Rum and the molasses that it was made from was to the 18th century what oil is today. To make it, they regularly traded with the enemy French during the Seven Years' War, angering their British masters and setting themselves on the road to Revolution.

The regular flow of rum was essential to keeping both armies in the field since soldiers relied on rum to keep up their fighting spirits.

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And a Bottle of Rum, Revised and Updated: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails

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Broadway Books #ad - In an age of microbrewed beer and single-malt whiskeys, rum--once the swill of the common man--has found its way into the tasting rooms of the most discriminating drinkers. Now revised, and with new recipes, and a bottle of rum tells the raucously entertaining story of this most American of liquorsFrom the grog sailors drank on the high seas in the 1700s to the mojitos of Havana bar hoppers, spirits and cocktail columnist Wayne Curtis offers a history of rum and the Americas alike, updated, revealing that the homely spirit once distilled from the industrial waste of the booming sugar trade has managed to infiltrate every stratum of New World society.

And a Bottle of Rum, Revised and Updated: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails #ad - Curtis takes us from the taverns of the american colonies, where rum delivered both a cheap wallop and cash for the Revolution; to the plundering pirate ships off the coast of Central America; to the watering holes of pre-Castro Cuba; and to the kitsch-laden tiki bars of 1950s America. Here are sugar barons and their armies conquering the caribbean, Prohibitionists marching against "demon rum, " Hemingway fattening his liver with Havana daiquiris, Paul Revere stopping for a nip during his famous ride, and today's bartenders reviving old favorites like Planter's Punch.

Complete with cocktail recipes for would-be epicurean time-travelers, this is history at its most intoxicating.

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Rum The Manual

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Mitchell Beazley #ad - Above all, it's about enjoying your rum in ways you never thought possible. The premium rum market is growing at an astonishing rate. It's about rum enjoyed with cola and ginger beer. It's about classic rums and new-generation rums, about rhum agricole and about premium aged rums, about rums from all over the world.

The mission of this book is to help drinkers appreciate this complex spirit, find the style they like and discover how this versatile spirit can best be enjoyed. Dave broom provides a description and graded tasting notes for each brand, allowing you to create the perfect mix every time. About rum cocktails that ooze style and personality.

Rum The Manual #ad - About the best rum for a classic daquiri. It will help you to understand your rum - how it's produced whether from molasses, sweet, cane syrup or cane juice and whether it's dry, fresh or oaky. Shortlisted for the Fortnum & Mason Drink Book award. This is a book about how to drink rum of all kinds. More than 100 different rums are featured and analysed, from rich, sweet mellow Guyana rums to the vegetal peppery rums of Martinique or Guadeloupe and contemporary spiced rums.

Finally, a selection of classic and contemporary cocktails shows just how wonderfully versatile this spirit is.

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Smuggler's Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki

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Ten Speed Press #ad - Featuring more than 100 delicious recipes original and historic, plus a groundbreaking new approach to understanding rum, Smuggler’s Cove is the magnum opus of the contemporary tiki renaissance. Whether you’re looking for a new favorite cocktail, or inspiration for your next tiki party, help stocking your bar with great rums, tips on how to trick out your home tiki grotto, Smuggler’s Cove has everything you need to transform your world into a Polynesian Pop fantasia.

Smuggler's Cove: Exotic Cocktails, Rum, and the Cult of Tiki #ad - Make yourself a mai tai, and prepare to lose yourself in the fantastical world of tiki, put your favorite exotica record on the hi-fi, one of the most alluring—and often misunderstood—movements in American cultural history. Martin and rebecca cate, stolen, founders and owners of smuggler’s cove the most acclaimed tiki bar of the modern era take you on a colorful journey into the lore and legend of tiki: its birth as an escapist fantasy for Depression-era Americans; how exotic cocktails were invented, and re-invented; Hollywood starlets and scandals; and tiki’s modern-day revival, in this James Beard Award-winning cocktail book.

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Rum Edible

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Reaktion Books #ad - In rum richard foss tells the colourful, secret history of a spirit that not only helped spark the American Revolution but was even used as currency in Australia. This book chronicles the 500-year evolution of rum from a raw spirit concocted for slaves to a beverage savoured by connoisseurs. Fast-paced and well written, Rum will delight any fan of Mojitos and Mai Tais.

Rum has left its mark on religious rituals – it remains a sacramental offering among voodoo worshippers – and became part of popular songs and other cultural landmarks. But enjoyment of rum spread far beyond the scallywags of the caribbean – Charles Dickens savoured it in punch, George Washington served it at campaign rallies, Queen Victoria sipped it in the British Navy’s grog, and Kamehameha I of Hawaii drank it straight.

Rum Edible #ad - Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!’ A favourite of pirates, the molasses-coloured liquid brings to mind clear blue seas and weatherbeaten sailors.

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Rum Curious

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Voyageur Press #ad - A final section provides recipes for classic and innovative rum cocktails from around the world. Rum curious is the one book the reader will need to understand and appreciate rum in all its glorious variety. It is consumed neat as a sipping drink, and in a dizzying variety of cocktails like the mai tai, on the rocks, mojito, and pina colada.

Best spirits book of 2017, summer of 2017, Atlanta Journal-Constitution One of the Best Drinks Books, Punch. Comthe recipe for a great read, rum curious teaches how to fully appreciate this versatile and varied spirit!Once the drink of sailors and swashbuckling pirates, rum is the most versatile -- and the most varied -- spirit in the world.

Rum Curious #ad - . He then teaches the reader about tasting rum -- revealing the experience offered by brands ranging from the familiar to the unusual and obscure. In rum curious, describing its many styles; explaining the great variety of fermenting, distilling, author Fred Minnick first takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the world of rum, and maturing processes; and highlighting distillers and distilleries.

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The Curious Bartender's Rum Revolution: Discover why rum is becoming the hottest spirit in the world right now with the latest and greatest offering from ... and master mixologist Tristan Stephenson

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Ryland Peters & Small #ad - Discover why rum is becoming the hottest spirit in the world right now with the latest and greatest offering from bestselling author and master mixologist Tristan Stephenson.

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The New Rum: A Modern Guide to the Spirit of the Americas

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Countryman Press #ad - New to the scene of connoisseurship, rum is a spirit of possibilities, inviting imaginative bartenders and mixologists to leave their marks on this burgeoning movement. In the new rum, award- winning drinks author Bryce T. In bars and distilleries across the world, rum is being defined as a dynamic, complex, and versatile drink.

Nine countries, traditionally relegated to cloying cocktails or tropical- themed novelty drinks, and ten classic cocktailsRum, forty producers, is undergoing a global renaissance. Bauer charts the historical and cultural journey of the spirit of the Americas from its origins in the Caribbean, to its long- held status as a cheap vacation drink, to today’s inspiring craft revival.

The New Rum: A Modern Guide to the Spirit of the Americas #ad - . This rum-spiked travelogue also includes a producer- focused drinks guide, covering dozens of the world’s most innovative and iconic producers, making everything from Martinique rhum agricole to long-aged sippers from Barbados and the Dominican Republic.

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Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions

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Ten Speed Press #ad - James beard award winner • winner of the tales of the cocktail spirited award® for best new cocktail or bartending book • named one of the best cookbooks of the year by chicago tribune “there are only six cocktails. So say alex day, nick fauchald, and David Kaplan, the visionaries behind the seminal craft cocktail bar Death & Co.

Once you understand the hows and whys of each “family, why you like the drinks you do, what you can omit and what you can substitute when you're missing ingredients, when to shake and when to stir, ” you'll understand why some cocktails work and others don't, and what sorts of drinks you should turn to—or invent—if you want to try something new.

And, unlike every other book you’ll read this year, Cocktail Codex is packed with actual knowledge you can use in the real world. Please, can cinema codex be next?”—Steven Soderbergh, please, filmmaker . Praise for cocktail codex   “Learn the template, and any cocktail you can think of is within reach.

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions #ad - Food & wine “too bad all college textbooks weren’t this much fun. Garden & gun “a must for amateur and pro mixologists alike. Chicago tribune   “if dora the explorer turned twenty-one, and decided to write the Magna Carta of booze books, split herself into three people, this would be the result.

From the authors of the bestselling and genre-defining cocktail book death & Co,  Cocktail Codex is a comprehensive primer on the craft of mixing drinks that employs the authors’ unique “root cocktails” approach to give drink-makers of every level the tools to understand, execute, and improvise both classic and original cocktails.

In cocktail codex, daiquiri, sidecar, these experts reveal for the first time their surprisingly simple approach to mastering cocktails: the “root recipes, ” six easily identifiable and memorizable! templates that encompass all cocktails: the old-fashioned, martini, whisky highball, and flip.

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Short Course in Rum: A Guide to Tasting and Talking about Rum

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Skyhorse #ad - He was a purist and he wanted to meet other purists and convert the uninitiated. From swashbuckling pirates and Caribbean sugar plantations to rum punch and trendy tiki bars, rum is one of our best loved and most historic liquors. The short course in rum began, naturally, as a look at noble, complex, fragrant, wood-aged rum: the type of liquor that's served in snifters and consumed slowly, even reverently.

He was hoping to gather the rum snobs of the world to talk about esoteric little bottlings. Author lynn hoffman short course in beer had the suspicion—maybe even the conviction—that rum was a serious, big deal sort of thing, somewhere above single-malt scotch and maybe just below cognac. He was infused with missionary zeal.

. He tasted great rum from craft distillers and incredible inventions from bartenders. Inside you'll discover:•the world's best wood-aged sipping rums•recipes for the best rum cocktails plus•the secrets of creating your own great recipe•the adventures of working in a small craft distilleryLynn Hoffman discovered a world in rum and he invites you to sit down with him and share that world.

Short Course in Rum: A Guide to Tasting and Talking about Rum #ad - Skyhorse publishing, slow cookers, baking, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, frying, including books on juicing, grilling, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, home brewing and winemaking, and cast iron cooking. When he started some serious tasting, what he discovered made him abandon the purist approach and embrace the wild and wonderful world of rum.

He discovered that rum has taken many forms throughout its history—Rumbullion alias Kill-Devill, Demon Rum, and more.

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