An Update on 99 Drams of Whiskey

The book has been out for a few weeks now, and the reviews are coming in fast and furious. Here are some blurbs:

  • “…Hopkins’s enthusiasm for giving us the lowdown on the best tasting brands makes this book well worth sipping slowly.” – Playboy
  • “Hopkins is an entertaining storyteller, which works in a book dedicated to a storied beverage.” – Portland Mercury
  • “… one of the best whisky books of the year.” – WhiskyCast
  • “.. a pleasant and informative read.” – Publishers Weekly
  • “(Kate) has an open mind about taste, is aware of the brand push and is honest about the entire experience. It’s a refreshing perspective.” – about.com
  • 99 Drams is a good read.” – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • “…this is a frequently hilarious story about researching a great topic.” – Benito’s Wine Reviews
  • “Kate Hopkins’s 99 Drams of Whisky is a welcome addition to the literature on scotch.” – Scotch Chix
  • “With the quality of her research beyond reproach, the casual drinker can take comfort in the accuracy of her claims and the inaccuracy of the whiskey snobs.” – Eric Doss
  • “…the way in which (Kate) intertwines Irish, Scottish, Canadian and American whisky history is unique and a dram good read.” – The Whisky Channel

Which reminds me. 99 Drams of Whiskey would make a great Father’s Day gift! Be sure to get a copy for the whiskey fan in your life. Or heck, forget Father’s day and just buy a copy for your summer reading.