Canadian Spirits

Canadian Spirits

In Canadian Spirits, bestselling author Stephen Beaumont (The World Atlas of Beer) and National Magazine Award-winning author Christine Sismondo (America Walks into a Bar) crisscross the country in search of the best whiskies, gins, vodkas, rums, and other assorted and sometimes oddball spirits produced by Canada's large- and small-scale distillers. Along the way, they trace Canada's fascinating distilling history, from its humble and quasi-legal beginnings to the dynamic and internationally recognized industry it is today.
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In Canadian Spirits, bestselling author Stephen Beaumont (The World Atlas of Beer) and National Magazine Award-winning author Christine Sismondo (America Walks into a Bar) crisscross the country in search of the best whiskies, gins, vodkas, rums, and other assorted and sometimes oddball spirits produced by Canada's large- and small-scale distillers. Along the way, they trace Canada's fascinating distilling history, from its humble and quasi-legal beginnings to the dynamic and internationally recognized industry it is today.

Featuring over 75 colour photos, Canadian Spirits tells the vibrant stories of Canada's more than 160 diverse spirits producers, from the massive Hiram-Walker distillery in Windsor, Ontario, to the pioneering Glenora Inn & Distillery in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and Vancouver's tiny Odd Society Spirits. In an impartial and accessible tone, the authors provide information on and reviews of craft-distilled spirits and the facilities in which they are produced, creating a distillery tourist's roadmap to the best places in Canada to explore craft spirits.

Whether a seasoned spirits expert, a curious newcomer, or an adventurous traveller, Canadian Spirits is sure to quench your thirst.

Stephen Beaumont (CA)
Stephen Beaumont is a globally recognized writer specializing in beer and spirits. The author or co-author of thirteen books, including two editions of the international bestseller The World Atlas of Beer, and his latest, Will Travel for Beer, he is also a columnist for a variety of publications from Whisky Advocate magazine to the website just-drinks.com. He documents his incessant world travels online at beaumontdrinks.com and on Twitter and Instagram at @BeaumontDrinks. When not on the road, he lives with his wife in downtown Toronto.
Page length 280
Publication date (yyyymmmdd) 20191021
Publisher Nimbus Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9781771087681

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