Distilling spirits is an age-old craft that is currently experiencing a renaissance. Today’s young distillers are striking the right balance between tradition and innovation. They are using premium ingredients to create a wide array of artisanal spirits that offer exceptional taste experiences.
Out of the Jar presents a meticulously curated selection of the best and most unusual spirits from small manufacturers around the world such as whiskey from Japan, pastis from Great Britain, gin from the Black Forest, and rum from California. The book also tells the stories behind some of the featured examples. It introduces personalities who are cultivating rare varieties of fruit, herbs and spices; reviving and reinterpreting high-proof family recipes; or labeling each of their bottles by hand. A compelling overview of today’s crafted spirits and those who make them, Out of the Jar is a guidebook for professionals, gourmets, and all enthusiasts looking to enjoy a distinctive drink.