Bourbon: Further reading

Herald-Leader staff reportJune 6, 2013 


There are myriad books about bourbon and American whiskies, in general. But here is a select bibliography for further reading on the subject. All books are available at most bookstores and online retailers. A link to the page has been included for further reference.

The Social History of Bourbon by Gerald Carson (University Press of Kentucky).

Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut and Unfiltered Story of American Whiskey by Charles K. Cowdery (Made and Bottled in Kentucky).

The Best Bourbon You'll Never Taste by Charles K. Cowdery (Made and Bottled in Kentucky).

Kentucky Bourbon: The Early Years of Whiskeymaking by Henry G. Crowgey (University Press of Kentucky).

The Whiskey Rebellion: George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and the Frontier Rebels Who Challenged America's Newfound Sovereignty by William Hogeland (Simon & Schuster America Collection).

Whiskey: The Definite World Guide by Michael Jackson (DK Adult).

Bourbon Whiskey, Our Native Spirit: Sour Mash and Sweet Adventures of the Whiskey Professor by Bernie Lubbers (BlueRiver Press).

Beam, Straight Up: The Bold Story of the First Family of Bourbon by Fred Noe and Jim Kokoris (Wiley).

The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book by Joy Perrine and Susan Reigler (University Press of Kentucky).

The Kentucky Bourbon Cookbook by Albert W. A. Schmid and Dean Fearing (University Press of Kentucky).

The Ambassador of Bourbon: Maker's Mark and the Rebirth of America's Native Spirit by David Toczko (Acclaim Press).

But Always Fine Bourbon: Pappy Van Winkle and the Story of Old Fitzgerald by Sally Van Winkle Campbell (Four Colour Print Group).

Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey: An American Heritage by Michael R. Veach (University Press of Kentucky).

Bourbon in Kentucky: A History of Distilleries in Kentucky by Chester Zoeller (Butler Books).

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