Big Shots

The Men Behind the Booze

By Baime, A. J.

Publishers Summary:
You may consider Jack Daniel an old friend, Jose Cuervo a long-respected adversary, and Captain Morgan a trusted companion on many a foggy yet unforgettable adventure. But, as with so many drinking buddies, you probably don't know a thing about who they really are. Now, A.J. Baime, articles editor for Playboy magazine, offers a crash course on the men behind our favorite labels, including: Jim Beam € Jack Daniel € Jose Cuervo € Johnnie Walker € Baileys Smirnoff € Bacardi € Seagram € Captain Morgan € Dom Perignon Beefeater € Hennessy

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ISBN
978-0-45120-980-1
Publisher
New American Library


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Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2003

Liquor brims with history, and Baime pours it neatly into this fittingly flask-sized handbook for barflies. Written in the irreverent tone of Maxim magazine, in which the former senior editor published early musings on the topic, this raucous manual reads like an ode to a lad's drinking buddies: Johnnie Walker, Seagram, Smirnoff and the swashbuckling, hollow-legged pirate, Captain Morgan (who never produced a drop, but drank himself to death). The stories scan the globe and cover four centuries--from Prohibition-era Kentucky to...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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