The Australian Spirits Guide


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From clandestine convict distilleries to the world’s best whisky, The Australian Spirits Guide celebrates the storied past and present of Australia’s spirits industry. Join drinks writer and bartender Luke McCarthy as he explains how spirits are made, and unearths sixty of Australia’s best spirits, from whisky, gin and vodka, to rum, brandy, moonshine and other local specialties. For each spirit, discover the history and passion behind its creation, as well as expert tasting notes, serving suggestions and price guides that will steer you to

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ISBN:

9781743791424

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

240

Dimensions:

21cm x 17cm

Weight:

800g

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

Drink

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 October 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Luke McCarthy

Once Luke McCarthy had completed studies in writing, literature and history he then, naturally, began working in bars. At the same time, travels around Europe and the UK ignited his passion for spirits, and when Luke started at Melbourne’s Whisky & Alement, a bar and school of whisky that stocks more than 700 spirits, his passion turned into a working obsession. Soon he found himself writing a drinks