Do you know your Moscow Mule from your White Russian? Your Stoli from your Belvedere? Micron filtering from charcoal filtering? No matter how you take your vodka, it is time to embrace your inner vodka snob.
How to Be a Vodka Snob is the perfect read for drinking novices as well as connoisseurs, beginning with vodka's humble history as a medicinal liquor and accompanying it on its rise to stardom with high-end vodka appreciators and mixologists. Pairing fascinating stories, tidbits, and recipes with a step-by-step guide to becoming a vodka snob, Brittany Jacques offers a beginner's guide to proper glassware, equipment needed for the home bar, and the all-important vodka lingo. Ever wanted to order a filthy martini, stirred, extra wet? How to Be a Vodka Snob is the perfect book for you.
How to be a Vodka Snob features more than 50 recipes with everything from James Bond's favorite Martini to Dwight's Beets Over Rocks from The Office, as well as accompanying nibbles and side dishes. With Brittany Jacques as your guide, your journey to becoming a vodka snob starts here.
1. The Not-So-Basic Basic Beverage
2. Classic Cocktails
3. How to Order
4. All About Flavor / Flavor Fanatics
5. Vodka & Hollywood
6. Tours, Tastings, & Travel
7. Hostessing & Holidays
8. Vodka & Animals
9. Vodka in the Military
10. Vodka & Food
"As a lover of great craft brews, How to Be a Vodka Snob is an excellent book for me to learn about this classic spirit. With history, ingredients, and amazing recipes, Jacques has done a perfect job educating us on all the ways vodka can be enjoyed alone, in mixed drinks, or in food. I'll refer back to this book for years to come."~M.B. Mooney, author of Beer Fest USA
"Cheers to Brittany! Her passion and love of Vodka comes through as she shares everything you need to know to be a Vodka Snob. She will have you rethinking the spirits you have behind your bar, revisiting the classics, and trying new twists on cocktails."~Linda Ruffenach, author of How to be a Bourbon Badass
"This charming compendium is the perfect companion for any vodka lover."~Publishers Weekly
"If Carrie Bradshaw was a book it would be [How to Be a Vodka Snob]. With sexy and bright photography and tons of in-depth knowledge about vodka, Jacques weaves a fun, informative, and boozy book."~Booklist
"Nicely illustrated, impressively informative, exceptionally well written and presented, How to be a Vodka Snob will prove to be a welcome and appreciated addition to any collection"~Midwest Book Review
"The photography in How to Be a Vodka Snob is stunning, and the voice is conversational and entertaining. The title notwithstanding, there's nothing at all snobby in this book."~Austin American-Statesman
"A fast-paced cultural romp and a crash course on all things vodka."~Nuvo