A Quiz Deck About Whiskey, Scotch, Gin, Vodka, and Other Potent Potables
No, you're not drunk when you yelp about the worm in your mescal--but why is it there? In the good old days of the US Navy, what delectable libation was issued as a matter of course to sailors? Should your martini be shaken or stirred? What do those letters on your after-dinner brandy designate? Your favorite brand of vodka is marked 80 proof; what does that mean?
These and other intriguing questions are answered in this intoxicating deck of 48 cards. The front of each card asks the question; the back gives a concise but thorough and interesting explanation. Longtime bartender Jeff Burkhart covers a wide range of everything liquid and fermented, distilled, and blended. Whether you’re a teetotaler or the laughing, whiskey-slinging life of the party, Name Your Poison! is sure to provide lots of fun at get-togethers, supply you with useful trivia for your next cocktail party, and entertain your companions during amiable repasts. So cheers, skoal, and bottoms up!