Bourbon: What the Educated Drinker Should Know Book


By Tim M. Berra

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Bourbon: What the Educated Drinker Should Know explains how Bourbon has continued to grow as the spirit of choice by alcohol lovers across the globe!While there may be a hundred books on how bourbon is made, few break down the science of bourbon in uncomplicated terms as this lavishly-illustrated book does.

A university professor for 50 years, Dr. Tim Berra has developed this authoritative guidebook on all things bourbon in a straightforward, easy to understand format. Berra answers the question “What is Bourbon?” in a style both beginners and aficionados will appreciate, distilling the basics of bourbon into refined sips that are easily consumed.

Now anyone can effortlessly become more informed by reading Bourbon: What the Educated Drinker Should Know and gain a better understanding of this All-American beverage. Knowledge enhances enjoyment! ”


  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Acclaim Press, Inc
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1 x 9 inches



“A concise, yet thorough summary of bourbon facts and history. Bourbon: What the Educated Drinker Should Know would certainly be the recommended text for Bourbon 101.”
-Susan Reigler, contributing writer, Bourbon+ and American Whiskey Magazine and co-author of The Bourbon Tasting Notebook

“Bourbon drinkers could not ask for a better guide to the history and science behind their favorite dram. Tim Berra’s experience as a college professor serves him – and us – well. Clearly, intelligently explained, ‘Bourbon’ is a great introduction to the category.”
-Clay Risen, author, American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation’s Favorite Spirit and Single Malt: A Guide to the Whiskies of Scotland

“There are many books on the subject of Bourbon, but this one by Tim Berra should be everyone’s FIRST.”

-Bernie Lubbers, Heaven Hill Distillery’s Whiskey Professor and author, Bourbon Whiskey: Our Native Spirit


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Dimensions 6.2 × 1 × 9 in

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