Synopses & Reviews
Vodka is your enemy, so pound it in the gullet!” traditional Polish toast
What is the secret to the perfect vodka martini? Is there really a difference between Russian and Polish vodkas? What does triple distillation mean? The Vodka Bible is the place to come for answers to these and all other vodka-related questions.
Written by Paul Knorr, a popular author whose books have sold more than 100,000 copies, this delicious compendium contains over 2,000 recipes, both classic and current, and with some tasty surprises, too. The chapters are organized by drink type: martinis, shots and shooters, layered shots, classic drinks, bomber” drinks, tall and short drinks, and even X-rated drinkswith names that will shock and tantalize even the most jaded reader!
Paul concludes with a resource list of the worlds famous vodkas, their locations, unique qualities, and websites, and finally with a detailed index arranged by drink names and ingredients.
Whether it's served neat, with a mixer, or in a cocktail, vodka's popularity continues to grow. Aficionados will love this lavishly illustrated pocket-sized book, which covers the trendy favorite from Absolut to Zubrowka. It's got all the basics: how vodka is distilled and flavored, where to buy the best brands, and which delicious recipes will make the biggest splash.
About the Author
Nicholas Faith is an acclaimed wine and spirits writer. His first book, The Winemasters (Harper and Row), won him the Andre Simon Award, and he won further awards for his book on Cognac (Mitchell Beazley). In addition to his writing about the drinks market, he has written extensively about business, economics (he was assistant editor of Economist magazine), and modern railways.and#160;Ian Wisniewski specializes in writing about the world of drinks, in particular spirits, food, and travel. He was wine and food editor at House and Garden magazine. He has more than a dozen books to his name, including two titles in Prionand#39;s Classic Spirits series, Classic Tequila and Classic Malt Whisky.