The World Atlas of Whisky
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The World Atlas of Whisky

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How does one unravel the complexities of whisky? How does one define the flavors and aromas that create the most deliciously teasing and satisfying of drinks? This essential guide to the water of life groups whiskies by style, allowing the reader to identify new whiskies to try from around the world. So, experiment with a new taste or relax with an old favorite and prepare to immerse yourself.The World Atlas of Whisky includes detailed maps, samples single malts from Aberfeldy to Tormore, great blends from Bushmills to Yoichi and the best of the bourbons and ryes from Barton to Wild Turkey. It offers tasting notes on over 300 selected expressions. In-depth descriptions of all the key Scottish distilleries can be found here, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world are given exhaustive coverage.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 238.76 x 292.1 x 30.48mm | 1,564.89g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • MITCHELL BEAZLEY
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised, Updated ed.
  • , black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps, frontispiece
  • 1845339428
  • 9781845339425
  • 34,049

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Makes a powerful and evocative case for geography as an organizing principle for understanding whiskey in its world.--Eric Asimov, The New York Timesshow more

About Dave Broom

Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom has been writing about whisky for 25 years as a journalist and author. He has written eight books, two of which (Drink! and Rum) won the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Book of the Year. He has also won the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Writer of the Year twice and recently won the extremely prestigious IWSC Communicator of the Year Award. In 2015 Tales of the Cocktail presented Dave with the Best Cocktail & Spirits award, soon to be followed by the Golden Spirit Award in 2016. Over his two decades in the field, Dave has built up a considerable international following with regular training/educational visits to France, Holland, Germany, the USA and Japan. His remit has covered consumer features as well as business reports. He is also actively involved in whisky education, acting as a consultant to major distillers on tasting techniques as well as teaching professionals and the public. He was also one of the developers of Diageo's generic whisky tasting tool, the Flavour MapT.show more
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