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    DescriptionTen years ago, Whisky Classified revolutionized our appreciation of single malt whisky. David Wishart cut through the confusing jargon often used to describe single malts and replaced it with an objective and easily applied guide to taste using a new flavour profile. Twelve dimensions to the aroma and taste of a single malt whisky were identified: body, sweetness, smoky, medicinal, tobacco, honey, spicy, winey, nutty, malty, fruity, floral. Single malt whisky is the fastest expanding sector of the booming whisky market. In this revised and updated anniversary edition, Dr Wishart has included all the new UK and Irish producers of single malt whisky that have emerged in the last 10 years. The author has also updated the taste profiles for each selected malt and reviewed previous entries to ensure that this book remains the definitive guide to tasting malt whisky. Each entry includes a short description of the distillery, information for visitors, the author's own tasting notes and his flavour profiles according to this innovative classification. The history of whisky-making and production methods are clearly explained, and Dr Wishart also reveals how to organize a whisky tasting. Whisky Classified is for all whisky drinkers, from the novice to the connoisseur.


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    Title
    Whisky Classified
    Subtitle
    Choosing Single Malts by Flavour
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Wishart
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 886 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781862059139
    ISBN 10: 1862059136
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    BIC subject category V2: WBXD3
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14580
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.5
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    LC classification: TX
    DC22: 641.252
    Libri: MALT1500, P0040589, WHIS3000
    B&T Approval Code: A97404052
    Libri: ENGM5720
    Abridged Dewey: 640
    BISAC V2.8: REF030000, CKB088000, CKB071000
    DC22: 641.25209411
    Thema V1.0: GBC, WBXD3
    Edition
    10, Revised
    Edition statement
    10th Anniversary ed.
    Illustrations note
    200 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Imprint name
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 February 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David Wishart became interested in malt whisky when he was first introduced to cask-strength Laphroaig by his father. Following his father into the Scottish Office, he qualified as a Chartered Statistician and served as Director of Statistics. He is Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Management, University of St Andrews. Dr Wishart has published the technical aspects of "Whisky Classified" in international journals and presented it widely at scientific conferences and whisky festivals.
    Review quote
    "This tabulated data provides the connoisseur with guidance in selecting a whisky by comparing a favorite's profile with the profile of an unknown. Each distillery's product also gets an entry covering its history and a longer, more vivid prose description of the whisky's flavor merits." --"Booklist"