Kindred Spirits 2:
The Consumer's Buying Guide to Distilled Spirits
2400 Reviews of Whiskey, Brandy, Vodka, Tequila, Rum, Gin, and Liqueurs
from F. Paul Pacult's Spirit Journal

by F. Paul Pacult

  


Contents of Kindred Spirits 2

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION
Why After Ten Years a New Kindred Spirits • Nuts and Bolts of KS2 and
What Lies Ahead • How the KS2 Reviews and Ratings are Arrived At •
The Evaluation Regimen • So, Off We Go

RUDIMENTARY SPIRITS KNOWLEDGE
Spirits Production: Fermentation, Distillation, Wood Maturation

GIN & GENEVER – WORLD

VODKA – WORLD

RUM, CACHAÇA & GUARO – WORLD

TEQUILA, SOTOL, MEZCAL & OTHER AGAVE BASED SPIRITS – MEXICO – WORLD

WHISKEY – IRELAND

DISTILLERY ISSUE SINGLE MALT SCOTCH WHISKY – SCOTLAND

MERCHANT ISSUE SINGLE MALT, SINGLE GRAIN & BLENDED

MALT WHISKY – SCOTLAND

BLENDED, SINGLE GRAIN & BLENDED MALT WHISKY – SCOTLAND

WHISKEY – USA

WHISKY – CANADA

WHISKEY – WORLD

COGNAC – FRANCE

457 ARMAGNAC – FRANCE

CALVADOS – FRANCE

GRAPPA, EAU-DE-VIE, PISCO, ARAK, MARC, SLIVOVITZ & BRANDY – WORLD

BRANDY – USA

BRANDY – SPAIN

LIQUEURS, SCHNAPPS & VERMOUTHS – WORLD

APPENDIX A: CONSUMERS’ FAQS

APPENDIX B: F. PAUL PACULT’S 111 BEST WHISKEYS, BRANDIES,

LIQUEURS, AND WHITE SPIRITS IN THE WORLD

APPENDIX C: ABOUT F. PAUL PACULT’S SPIRIT JOURNAL

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