Like port, Sherry sometimes carries some pretty low-brow connotations, a drink your grandmother would nip at before bedtime. Its also easily confused with the $5 bottle of cooking Sherry from the grocery store. I aim to show that true Spanish Sherry from Jerez, however, can be a nectar worthy of the Gods.
91 years ago today the federal government took away the people’s right to drink. We got it back, but we’re still inching towards some more basic booze freedoms. In the 70s Jimmy Carter legalized home brewing, creating a multi-billion dollar industry. When will someone do the same for home distilling of spirits?