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After-Dinner Drinks: Choosing, Serving and Enjoying
     

After-Dinner Drinks: Choosing, Serving and Enjoying

by Frankie Frankeny (Photographer), Jon Beckmann
 
For everyone who's wondered about the difference between cognac and Armagnac, or whether brandy really has to be served in a snifter, here is an entertaining and informative guide to the most popular after-dinner drinks. Author Jon Beckmann presents lively profiles of all the classics, including port, sherry, Madeira, dessert wine, grappa, Scotch whisky, American

Overview

For everyone who's wondered about the difference between cognac and Armagnac, or whether brandy really has to be served in a snifter, here is an entertaining and informative guide to the most popular after-dinner drinks. Author Jon Beckmann presents lively profiles of all the classics, including port, sherry, Madeira, dessert wine, grappa, Scotch whisky, American bourbon, tequila, and a select group of liqueurs. The first guide dedicated solely to postprandial spirits, After-Dinner Drinks offers budding connoisseurs a pleasurable way to expand their knowledge and palate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811820943
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Jon Beckmann has spent three decades traveling extensively throughout Europe, observing and sampling local after-dinner drink traditions. He now lives in Sonoma, California. After-Dinner Drinks is his first book.

Frankie Frankeny is a San Francisco-based photographer whose work has illustrated many books, including Wookiee Cookies (0-8118-2184-6) and The Christmas Cookie Book (0-8118-3095-0).

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