Top spirits books for spring 2019

The third book from acclaimed bar owners Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon takes a look at one of the world’s fastest-growing spirits – Irish whiskey.

The bar experts, owners of the revered Dead Rabbit bar in New York, joined forces with Irish whiskey guru Tim Herhily to create this comprehensive guide to Irish whiskey.

The book begins with an in-depth introduction to whiskey and its history in Ireland, and features a detailed examination of 50 different Irish whiskeys and the distilleries that make them. Fifteen original mixed drink recipes are also included along with 30 of the country’s iconic bars and pubs

From Barley to Blarney: A Whiskey Lover’s Guide to Ireland is available to buy on Amazon in the UK for £17.59 from 3 May 2019. It will be available to buy from Amazon in the US for US$24.20 from 16 April.