By Eric Grossman
The 1st booklet to mix reference and functional how-to details from the main pioneering distillers worldwide, and the 1st worldwide catalog with images of each vital craft spirit.
Small-batch artisan spirits have arrived in a major method, with micro-distillery start-ups hitting checklist degrees worldwide and home made spirits crowding the pinnacle shelf.
From vodka to rum to moonshine and extra, Craft Spirits is your advisor to which spirits to aim and which pioneering distillers to watch.
Craft Spirits will convey out your internal mixologist with cocktail recipes for every spirit it beneficial properties, and may encourage you to shake or stir your personal precise signature cocktail. Tasting notes, step by step recommendation, and profiles of the major micro-distilleries in each type make this booklet a must have for enthusiasts.
Highlighting greater than 250 of crucial craft spirits, Craft Spirits is the 1st e-book of its type, and writer Eric Grossman, a key influencer in the undefined, brings his wisdom of craft spirits and overseas cocktail traits to its pages.
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Up the quantity to 2 tablespoons for a sharp hit that tempers the sweetness. 5 Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into your glass. For an extra-smooth texture, use chipped or crushed ice in your shaker—this allows a little ice to make it through the strainer into your glass. Garnish The traditional Cosmo often features artiﬁcial colors and ﬂavorings. Go the craft route by choosing new garnishes, such as dehydrated lime powder or frozen cranberries. MIX IT UP 55 Craft Reinventions Sour Apple Cosmo A true Cosmo must feature sweet notes, but mixologists often introduce a spicy or sour component or natural fruit ﬂavoring to the mix.
Purity Snow Leopard Vodka, 40% ABV Vodka, 40% ABV DISTILLERY Purity Vodka Distillery, Scania, Sweden. Founded in 2002. PHILOSOPHY Using natural ingredients, old-school Swedish traditions, and an intricate process to produce a smooth organic spirit. DISTILLERY Polmos Lublin, Lublin, Poland. Spirit launched in 2010. PHILOSOPHY This is the world’s ﬁrst spelt vodka; a portion of proceeds goes toward snow leopard conservation efforts. The spirit Organic winter wheat and malted barley are placed in a unique copper-gold still.
The spirit The team distills and then slowly ﬁlters 100 percent New York State corn for more than 24 hours through 800lb (360kg) of oak charcoal. The unique process, attention to detail, and lack of additives yield exceptional smoothness. The taste Almost odorless, this gentle vodka is soft on the palate with a silky mouthfeel. The smooth and clean ﬂavor lacks any burn or aftertaste. The poppy is a symbol of remembrance for the soldiers who have died during wartime CapRock Vodka, 40% ABV DISTILLERY Peak Spirits Farm Distillery, Colorado, USA.
Craft Spirits by Eric Grossman