Whiskey: What It Is and How It Came to Be
New York, NY
roger smith Edible conversation series 2011
March 5th Kevin R. Kosar will visit us and discuss his new book
“Whiskey: What It Is and How It Came to Be”
$45/person including food, beverage and a copy of Kevin’s book
Whiskey: What It Is and How It Came to Be”
6pm - 8.30pm
At the roger smith hotel
Title: Whiskey: What It Is and How It Came to Be”
Speaker: Kevin R. Kosar
Description: Be it bourbon, rye, corn, Irish, or Scotch, whiskey has an infamous and celebrated history. Kevin R. Kosar will discuss what whiskey is, how it is made, and how the types of whiskey differ. He'll also explain the drink's history, from its obscure medieval origins as a sometimes lethal, herb-infused concoction to the high-quality, meticulously crafted liquor, globally traded product that it is today.
Speaker's bio: Kevin R. Kosar founded AlcoholReviews.com in 1998. He is the author of Whiskey: A Global History (London: Reaktion, 2010), and a contributor to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2004). Kosar has served as a judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, co-hosted "Vodka Festival" in New York City's Grand Central Station, and won an Academy of Wine Communications' wine writer award.
For further details, see www.kevinrkosar.com