Here is a list of the best Bourbon books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- The Bourbon Tasting Notebook, 2nd Edition (2018)
- BOURBON TASTING JOURNAL: WHISKEY TASTING LOGBOOK, RATING, FLAVOUR WHEEL & COLOUR SLIDER TO WRITE ON – WHISKY CONNOISSEUR HANDBOOK – PERFECT GIFT & … COLOUR METER, PRICE & BOURBON TASTE WHEEL (2019)
- Bourbon Mixology: 50 Bourbon Cocktails from 50 Iconic Bars (Volume 2) (2015)
- Buttermilk & Bourbon: New Orleans Recipes with a Modern Flair (2019)
- Bourbon Bliss (Bootleg Springs) (2019)
- Kentucky Bourbon Trail, The: A Revised Edition (Images of America) (2017)
- The Angels’ Share (The Bourbon Kings) (2017)
- Wrong Place, Right Time (The Bourbon Street Boys) (2016)
- Witches of Bourbon Street (Jade Calhoun Series) (Volume 2) (2013)
- The Bourbon Kings (2016)
- The Bourbon Thief: A southern gothic novel (2016)
- Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut and Unfiltered Story of American Whiskey (2004)
- Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide (2016)
The Bourbon Tasting Notebook is a handy logbook for any bourbon enthusiast. With a record amount of bourbon whiskey aging in warehouses and visits to Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries topping half a million annually, it is obvious that bourbon is enjoying unprecedented popularity. This logbook will give bourbon lovers the perfect way to track their samplings, with nearly 350 featured brands.
BOURBON TASTING JOURNAL: WHISKEY TASTING LOGBOOK, RATING, FLAVOUR WHEEL & COLOUR SLIDER TO WRITE ON – WHISKY CONNOISSEUR HANDBOOK – PERFECT GIFT & … COLOUR METER, PRICE & BOURBON TASTE WHEEL (2019)
TAKE NOTES OF BOURBON WHISKEY YOU TRY IN THIS LOGBOOK, GIVE RATING, DRAM COLOUR SLIDER AND BOURBON FLAVOUR WHEEL TO MARK ON – WHISKY CONNOISSEUR HANDBOOK – PERFECT GIFT – 100 PAGES EACH WITH NOTE SECTIONS, AGE, DISTILLERY, COLOUR METER, PRICE AND TASTE WHEEL IN THIS JOURNAL. SAVOUR THE TASTE, NOSE THE NOTES FOR PEATY SMELLS, OR BOURBON AND SHERRY CASK, KEEP NOTES OF YOUR FAVOURITE BOTTLES AND TO DISCUSS WITH FRIENDS, KEEP MEMORIES OF THAT FINE DRAM IN A CLASSIC STYLE NOTEBOOK.
The key to a great bourbon cocktail is to produce a drink which complements the flavor profile of the bourbon and doesn’t mask it. After all, we’re not talking about any old hooch here. Bourbon is the all-American spirit created and made in the United States of America. It truly is our contribution to the world of distilled spirits. Author Steve Akley has gathered 50 unique bourbon cocktails from 50 iconic bars.
On screen and in the kitchen, Jason Santos is known for two things: his smack-you-in-the-mouthflavored dishes and his larger-than-life personality. Buttermilk & Bourbon, the name of Jason’s wildly popular restaurant and his standout cookbook, showcases incredible recipes inspired by the exciting flavors and culture of New Orleans.
June Tucker doesn’t understand people. Numbers, data, and statistics? Those make sense. People? Not so much. In a town of Friday night fighters and moonshine-swilling line dancers, she’s the odd duck. And that suits her just fine. But her sister and friends are pairing off, and the change is unsettling. George “GT” Thompson was at the top of his game—one of the best receivers in football. But a career-ending injury sidelined him for good.
The initial edition of Images of America: The Kentucky Bourbon Trail was published in 2009, and since then, the Kentucky Bourbon Trail® tourist attraction has grown to include 10 of the state’s largest and most famous distilleries along with members of the new Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tour®.
The Bradford family is the crème de la crème of high society in Charlemont, Kentucky—just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. But no one is above suspicion once the apparent suicide of the family patriarch begins to look like murder—especially the eldest Bradford son, Edward. The bad blood between his father and him is known far and wide.
Jenny’s single-parent life revolves around her kids and her job, which means that hours of Animal Planet and strings of computer code are about all she has time for. Not that Jenny’s looking for adventure or romance—she’s the type of woman who believes in playing it safe.When Jenny is called upon to do some consulting for the Bourbon Street Boys—a New Orleans private security firm—she knows she should stay away.
From USA Today bestselling author, Deanna Chase, the second book in the Jade Calhoun series. Jade Calhoun was never fond of her empath abilities. Now she has discovered she has another gift she’d rather not unwrap–magic. But when her mentor, Bea, becomes gravely ill and insists Jade’s the only one who can help, she’s forced to embrace her witchy side.
The Bourbon Kings (2016)
Upstairs on the sprawling estate of Easterly, the kings of the bourbon capital of the world—the Bradford family—appear to play by the rules of good fortune and taste. Downstairs, the staff works tirelessly to maintain the impeccable Bradford facade. And never the twain shall meet. For Lizzie King, Easterly’s head gardener, crossing that divide nearly ruined her life.
Betrayal, revenge and a family scandal that bore a 150yearold mystery When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it’s to discover he’s been robbed. The only item stolena million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman named Paris, claims the bottle is rightfully hers.
Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut and Unfiltered Story of American Whiskey, follows the trail of America whiskey-making from its 17th century origins right up to the present day. In it, readers will discover the history of the American whiskey industry, how American whiskey is made and marketed, the differences among various types of American whiskey (bourbon, rye, Tennessee) and how they compare to other world whiskies.
Like wine lovers who dream of traveling to Bordeaux or beer enthusiasts with visions of the breweries of Belgium, bourbon lovers plan their pilgrimages to Kentucky’s bourbon country. And what a country it is! Some of the most famous distilleries are tucked away in the scenic Bluegrass region stretching between Louisville, Bardstown, and Lexington.
Best Bourbon Books Reviewed & Ranked
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Through, Not Around: Stories of Infertility and Pregnancy Loss
Author(s): Allison McDonald Ace, Caroline Starr, Ariel Ng Bourbonnais
ID: 2322487, Publisher: Dundurn, Year: 26 Jan 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub
The Betrayal of the Duchess: The Scandal That Unmade the Bourbon Monarchy and Made France Modern
Author(s): Maurice Samuels
ID: 2562959, Publisher: Basic Books, Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Format: epub
Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last
Author(s): Wright Thompson
ID: 2814695, Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely hot items according to USA Today, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.