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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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.

The writing is very passionate and makes you feel a closer connection to the world of distilling. Made me want to try the various whiskeys, though I’m sure I’d think they all tasted the same. Buy one for a whiskey loving friend. Mailing List Once a month, with news and events.

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Still, we wanted to share what we learned in the hopes that this openness might further extend an appreciation for the art and craft of whiskey-making, at every scale. It answers many questions that have mystified amateurs and enthusiasts alike, including what, precisely, makes whiskey whiskey. To be honest, I had low expectations–was expecting something more coffee-table like.


This book – written by two distillers – starts out with a history of whiskey or whisky, bourbon, Tennessee Sour Mash, or the any other name you may know it by.

It also teaches you how to brew hard liquors at home while reminding you about one hundred times that it is totally illegal to brew hard liquors at home.

Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining

Pay close attention to the laws in your state – just owning a still in mine VA is a punishable offense; even if it’s just a water still. I picked this up wanting to know about what goes into making whiskey but got a whole lot more.

How to Make and Drink Whiskey Share this: Kings County Distillery was born; the first of its kind in New York City since the national alcohol ban of the s. The book is impressively well-written and brings a great mixture of history, storytelling, and interesting background and facts. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Solid book, plus extremely detailed discussion on actually making whiskey. Jun 14, Matt rated it liked it.

[PDF] The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining: How to Make and Drink Whiskey

Which in itself has opened up a whole new world of whisky enjoyment. Facebook here Instagram here Twitter here ITunes here. Definitely great that a small scale business can grow. There’s no freaking TOC. Dec 25, Documentally rated it really liked it. A great overview of distilling. Here’s what the Kings County boys are doing for you with this book: Mar 13, Chad Supp rated it really liked it.


No trivia or quizzes yet. A great read for any Whiskey lover I would say My wife won tickets to see Collective Soul unplugged at a small venue recently. Kings County produces highly awarded, small-batch moonshine, bourbon and other whiskeys at the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Paymaster Building—where naval officers once picked up their paychecks. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in cpunty browser.

I skipped the chapter about how to make whiskey because I doubt Oings be able to take it up in the near future, not having a suitable outdoor area to try it in.

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Really thorough and fun to read book. You can read my full ddistillery at http: I’m the first to say that if you like the taste of something, that’s all that really matters.

This book is a valuable resource for both the novice whiskey drinker like myself and seasoned pros who are looking for suggestions on what to drink next! That said, I don’t think I’ll start brewing my own, as the likelihood of accidental death or dismemberment seems high Well written, and incredibly detailed. Which Distllery cool with, because I like my Vodka dirty anyways.