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    1001 Whiskies You Must Taste Before You Die (1001 (Universe)) (Hardback) Edited by Dominic Roskrow, Foreword by Jim Murray

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    DescriptionThis latest volume in the hugely popular "1001" series supplies the connoisseurs' scoop on the finest spirits from the Scottish highlands to the exotic new whiskies emanating from Japan and the evolving world of American micro-distilleries. The book also covers bourbons and ryes, making this the go-to volume for the serious whisky connoisseur as well as the passionate beginner. This essential guide represents the collective, subjective wisdom of an international team of critics who winnow the world of spirits down to the "must-try" whiskies--from high-quality, mass-produced brands to small-batch specialty bourbons from micro-distilleries. Each entry includes critical tasting notes, a history of the distillery, and temperature recommendations. From grain to glass, everything important is covered--including storing and serving whiskies, making whisky cocktails, and pairing whisky with food--making this the most important illustrated exploration of whisky published in years.


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    Title
    1001 Whiskies You Must Taste Before You Die
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Dominic Roskrow, Foreword by Jim Murray
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 960
    Width: 164 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 62 mm
    Weight: 2,064 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780789324870
    ISBN 10: 0789324873
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14580
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 641.252
    DC22: 641.252
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97404052
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD
    BISAC V2.8: CKB088000
    DC22: 641.2/52
    LC classification: TP605 .A16 2012
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece
    Publisher
    UNIVERSE PUBLISHING
    Imprint name
    UNIVERSE PUBLISHING
    Publication date
    15 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Dominic Roskrow is the author of "The World's Best Whiskies "and also edits "Whiskeria," the world's biggest whisky magazine. He has written for "Whisky Magazine" (where he was editor for four years), "Harper's, Drinks International, Malt Advocate," and Rupert Murdoch's new iPad newspaper, "The Daily." In 2007, he was awarded the highest Scotch whisky honor when he was made a Keeper of the Quaich, and in 2010 he was made a Kentucky Colonel, Kentucky's highest award.
    Review quote
    "Editor Dominic Roskrow knows what he's talking about. He was the editor of "Whisky Magazine" for several years and has a written a few other well-respected books on humanity's finest beverage. " Werd.com"Crisp bottle photographs, old-school advertisements, and a healthy blend of rye, bourbon, and emerging trend knowledge make for one heady read. Between tasting notes and distillery tours, Roskrow's liquor and food industry friends from around the globe weigh in on topics like 18th-century United Kingdom label feuds and futuristic techniques emanating from (where else?) Japan." DailyCandy.com"We don't recommend trying them all at once -- or even over the course of a month -- but should you make it through all the varied selections in 1001 Whiskies You Must Taste Before You Die ($25), you'll no doubt be a more well-rounded drinker." Uncrate.com