The World Atlas of Whisky

The World Atlas of Whisky
Author: Dave Broom
Publsiher: Mitchell Beazley
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2014-10-14
ISBN 10: 9781845339425
ISBN 13: 1845339428
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World Atlas of Whisky Book Review:

The World Atlas of Whisky

The World Atlas of Whisky
Author: Dave Broom
Publsiher: Mitchell Beazley
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2014-10-06
ISBN 10: 9781845339517
ISBN 13: 1845339517
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World Atlas of Whisky Book Review:

The best whisky book ever - a must-read for drinkers! - Forbes The perfect go-to reference guide for the whisky lover's bookshelf. - Whisky Magazine Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom explores over 200 distilleries and examines over 400 expressions. Detailed descriptions of the Scottish distilleries can be found here, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world are given exhaustive coverage. There are tasting notes on single malts from Aberfeldy to Tormore, Yoichi (and coverage of the best of the blends). Six specially created 'Flavour Camp Charts' group whiskies by style and allow readers to identify new whiskies from around the world to try. This extensively updated and extended edition features new material on burgeoning areas, including detailed coverage of many recently opened US craft distilleries, new distilleries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and discussion of the growing whisky scene in Latin America. With over 200 beautiful colour photographs and 21 colour maps locating distilleries and whisky-related sites, this is a stylish celebration of the heritage, romance, craftsmanship and versatility of whisky.

The World Atlas of Whisky

The World Atlas of Whisky
Author: Dave Broom
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9781845335410
ISBN 13: 1845335414
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World Atlas of Whisky Book Review:

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. "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 and offers tasting notes on over 300 selected expressions. How does one unravel the complexities of whisky? How does one define the flavours and aromas that create the most deliciously teasing and satisfying of drinks? Six Flavour Camp charts group whiskys by style allowing the reader to identify new whiskys to try from around the world. So, experiment with a new taste or relax with an old favourite and prepare to immerse yourself in this stylish, beautiful collection. Whether you savour with experience or are looking for that perfect first taste, this is the ideal whisky bible.

A Field Guide to Whisky

A Field Guide to Whisky
Author: Hans Offringa
Publsiher: Artisan Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-05-02
ISBN 10: 1579657516
ISBN 13: 9781579657512
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Field Guide to Whisky Book Review:

A Field Guide to Whisky is a one-stop guide for all the information a whisky enthusiast needs. With the whisky market booming all over the world, now is a perfect time for a comprehensive guide to this popular brown spirit. What are the basic ingredients in all whiskies? How does it get its flavor? Which big-name brands truly deserve their reputation? What are the current whisky trends around the world? And who was Jack Daniel, anyway? This abundance of information is distilled(!) into 324 short entries covering basic whisky literacy, production methods, consumption tips, trends, trivia, geographical maps and lists of distilleries, whisky trails, bars, hotels, and festivals by an industry insider. Boasting 230 color photographs and a beautiful package to boot, A Field Guide to Whisky will make a whisky expert out of anyone.

Whisky The Manual

Whisky  The Manual
Author: Dave Broom
Publsiher: Mitchell Beazley
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2014-05-26
ISBN 10: 1845338669
ISBN 13: 9781845338664
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Whisky The Manual Book Review:

This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered, including (just whisper it) blends. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat. In 'What to Drink', Dave Broom explores flavour camps - how to understand a style of whisky - and moves on to provide extensive tasting notes of the major brands, demonstrating whisky's extraordinary diversity. In 'How to Drink', he sets out how to enjoy whisky in myriad ways - using water and mixers, from soda to green tea; and in cocktails, from the Manhattan to the Rusty Nail. He even looks at pairing whisky and food. In this spirited, entertaining and no-nonsense guide, world-renowned expert Dave Broom dispels the mysteries of whisky and unlocks a whole host of exciting possibilities for this magical drink.

The Way of Whisky

The Way of Whisky
Author: Dave Broom
Publsiher: Octopus Books
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2017-10-05
ISBN 10: 1784723959
ISBN 13: 9781784723958
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Way of Whisky Book Review:

Winner of the André Simon John Avery award 'This book is incredible' - Alex Kratena An in-depth, personal journey around Japan's whisky distilleries. Award-winning author and Japanese whisky expert, Dave Broom, tells their story and unveils the philosophy that lies behind this fascinating whisky culture, and how it relates to many Japanese concepts. Dave looks at the history and output of each distillery, considering the elements that make that particular whisky what it is, and including tasting notes. Features on aspects of Japanese life and culture that are crucial to a wider understanding, from the importance of the seasons to the role of craftsmanship, add to the picture. And interwoven throughout the book is the fascinating narrative of the journey across Japan which Dave made with photographer Kohei Take, offering further insight into the country which creates this wonderful drink and making this a must-have edition for any whisky lover, whisky drinker, whisky collector or Japanophile.

The World Atlas of Gin

The World Atlas of Gin
Author: Joel Harrison,Neil Ridley
Publsiher: Octopus Books
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2019-09-05
ISBN 10: 1784726729
ISBN 13: 9781784726720
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World Atlas of Gin Book Review:

'Excellent' - Susy Atkins, the Telegraph For everyone and anyone who wants to understand more about gin, this is the definitive guide - covering the best gins the world has to offer, history and production methods, and the countries that have helped make gin a global success story. Never has there been a more striking revolution in the world of distilled spirits than the current renaissance of gin. With small craft distilleries popping up all over the world, from Texas to Tasmania, more varieties and techniques being used than ever before, and a tapestry of tastes from light and citrusy to big bold savoury notes, gin's appeal is extraordinarily wide and varied. From gin made in small batches from local botanicals, through to large facilities which make some of the world's most recognized gin brands, World Atlas of Gin looks at everything from the botanical to the bottle: how and where botanicals are grown and harvested and their role within the flavour of gin; producers and the stories behind their brands; exactly where, and how, gins are made; and, country by country, the best examples to try. Global cocktails are covered too, including the history and country of origin of some of the best-known mixed gin drinks.

Great Whiskeys

Great Whiskeys
Author: DK
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2011-03-21
ISBN 10: 0756679834
ISBN 13: 9780756679835
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Great Whiskeys Book Review:

Great Whiskeys is the ideal drinking companion for any whiskey lover: it is generous, knowledgeable, and willing to go anywhere. No other spirit matches the romance of whiskey; its carefully nurtured, long gestation, the curious flavors of its birthplace, its infinite subtleties and varieties all have a magic that captivates seasoned connoisseurs and new fans alike. Great Whiskeys reveals the secrets that give each whiskey its character and cherry picks the best expressions to try. As the whiskey world becomes more global, heritage brands are exported ever more widely, and innovative whiskeys from new producing countries are winning accolades. Great Whiskeys reflects this diversity by bringing you whiskeys from 22 countries. This is a guide that covers every whiskey style: single malt, blended, grain, bourbon, rye, and more. Enthusiasts and converts alike could not find a more comprehensive and accessible resource.

Tasting Whiskey

Tasting Whiskey
Author: Lew Bryson
Publsiher: Storey Publishing
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-10-21
ISBN 10: 1612123015
ISBN 13: 9781612123011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tasting Whiskey Book Review:

Pour a stiff drink and crack open this comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world’s greatest whiskeys. Exploring the traditions behind bourbon, Scotch, Irish, and even Japanese whiskey, you’ll discover how unique flavors are created through variations of ingredients and different distilling techniques. With advice on how to collect, age, and serve whiskey, as well as suggestions for proven food pairings, you’ll be inspired to share your knowledge and invite your friends over for a delicious whiskey tasting party.

Meehan s Bartender Manual

Meehan s Bartender Manual
Author: Jim Meehan
Publsiher: Clarkson Potter
Total Pages: 477
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 1607748622
ISBN 13: 9781607748625
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meehan s Bartender Manual Book Review:

Meehan's Bartender Manual is acclaimed mixologist Jim Meehan's magnum opus-and the first book to explain the ins and outs of the modern bar industry. This groundbreaking work chronicles Meehan's storied career in the bar business through practical, enlightening chapters that mix history with professional insight. Meehan's deep dive covers the essential topics, including the history of cocktails and bartending, service, hospitality, menu development, bar design, spirits production, drink mixing technique, and the tools you'll need to create a well-stocked bar-all brought to life in over 150 black- and-white illustrations by artist Gianmarco Magnani. The book also includes recipes for 100 cocktail classics--including Meehan originals--plus insights as to why he makes them the way he does, offering unprecedented access to a top bartender's creative process. Organized by spirit base, the recipes contain detailed annotations and are accompanied by fine art photographer Doron Gild's breathtaking, full-color photos. Thoughtful contributions from more than 50 colleagues around the world who've greatly contributed to global cocktail culture further contextualize Meehan's philosophy. Timeless black-and-white portraits of these industry experts round out this comprehensive tome. This densely informative, yet approachable manual is presented in an iconic package--featuring a textured cover with debossed type, rounded corners, and nearly 500 pages--making it an instant classic to be enjoyed now, and for years to come. Whether you're a professional looking to take your career to the next level or an enthusiastic amateur interested in better understanding concepts like mise en place and the mechanics of drink making, Meehan's Bartender Manual is the definitive modern guide.

Whiskey

Whiskey
Author: Michael Jackson
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2017-10-10
ISBN 10: 1465472436
ISBN 13: 9781465472434
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Whiskey Book Review:

Discover the secrets of whiskey's aromas and flavors, the stories behind great distilleries, and expert tasting notes in this updated edition originated by one of the most highly respected commentators in the whiskey world, Michael Jackson. From grain to glass, Whiskey tells you everything and anything you'll ever want to know about whiskey, from storing and serving whiskey, to whiskey cocktails, to pairing whiskey with food. In addition to a refreshed design, this updated edition includes the recent names in whiskey today, a new section devoted to American craft distilleries, and the addition of new distilleries from across Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Gin How to Drink it

Gin  How to Drink it
Author: Dave Broom
Publsiher: Mitchell Beazley
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2015-09-03
ISBN 10: 1784720585
ISBN 13: 9781784720582
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gin How to Drink it Book Review:

'You could not write a more sophisticated book or pack more detail onto each page...it is rocket science impressive' Huffington Post In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit. The number of brands grows every day and bartenders - and consumers - are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, with more brands available than ever before, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy. With this book as your guide, discover: How gin is made What a botanical is and how they impact a gin's flavour What the difference between Dutch, London, Scottish, Spanish and American gins is How you drink them to maximise your pleasure Whether there is life beyond the gin & tonic (yes!) The body of the book covers 120 gins which Dave has tested four ways - with tonic, with lemonade, in a negroni and in a martini - and then scored. In addition, each gin is categorised according to an ingenious flavour camp system, which highlights its core properties and allows you to understand how you can best drink it, and therefore enjoy it.

The World of Whisky

The World of Whisky
Author: David Wishart,Gavin D. Smith,Neil Ridley
Publsiher: Pavilion
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2019-12-12
ISBN 10: 1911663070
ISBN 13: 9781911663072
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World of Whisky Book Review:

Neil Ridley is one of the UK s new breed of passionate young wine & spirits writers. Neil writes regularly for drinks and lifestyle publications.

Michael Jackson s Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch

Michael Jackson s Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch
Author: Dominic Roskrow,Gavin D. Smith
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2015-09-01
ISBN 10: 1465495495
ISBN 13: 9781465495495
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Michael Jackson s Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch Book Review:

The world's best-selling book on malt whisky, now updated to include all the latest significant bottlings. This seventh edition of Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch continues to provide whisky enthusiasts with all the information, advice, and guidance they need to improve their knowledge and appreciation of single malt whisky. Fully updated with all the latest significant bottlings, Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch includes an unrivaled A- Z of single malts with background information on the distilleries and tasting notes for more than 1,000 bottlings. It even provides each whisky with an overall score. Michael Jackson, regarded as the world's foremost authority on whisky until his death in 2007, originally authored this title. His legacy lives on in the 2015 edition edited by world-leading whisky consultants Dominic Roskrow and Gavin D. Smith. By giving practical advice on buying and collecting malts and interpreting whisky labels, and providing hundreds of color images, Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch can turn any whisky novice into an informed veteran.

101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die Revised Updated

101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die  Revised   Updated
Author: Ian Buxton
Publsiher: Hachette Scotland
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2011-08-04
ISBN 10: 0755362985
ISBN 13: 9780755362981
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die Revised Updated Book Review:

Revised and updated in 2013, 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die is a whisky guide with a difference. It is not an awards list. It is not a list of the 101 'best' whiskies in the world in the opinion of a self-appointed whisky guru. It is simply a guide to the 101 whiskies that enthusiasts must seek out and try in order to complete their whisky education. Avoiding the deliberately obscure, the ridiculously limited and the absurdly expensive, whisky expert Ian Buxton recommends an eclectic selection of old favourites, stellar newcomers and mystifyingly unknown drams that simply have to be drunk. The book decodes the marketing hype and gets straight to the point; whether from India, America, Sweden, Ireland, Japan or the hills, glens and islands of Scotland, here are the 101 whiskies that you really want. Try them before you die - Slainte!

The World Atlas of Wine 8th Edition

The World Atlas of Wine 8th Edition
Author: Jancis Robinson,Hugh Johnson
Publsiher: Mitchell Beazley
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2019-10-01
ISBN 10: 9781784724030
ISBN 13: 1784724033
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The World Atlas of Wine 8th Edition Book Review:

Few wine books can be called classic, but the first edition of The World Atlas of Wine made publishing history when it appeared in 1971. It is recognized by critics as the essential and most authoritative wine reference work available. This eighth edition will bring readers, both old and new, up to date with the world of wine. To reflect all the changes in the global wine scene over the past six years, the Atlas has grown in size to 416 pages and 22 new maps have been added to the wealth of superb cartography in the book. The text has been given a complete overhaul to address the topics of most vital interest to today's wine-growers and drinkers. With beautiful photography throughout, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, the world's most respected wine-writing duo, have once again joined forces to create a classic that no wine lover can afford to be without. "The World Atlas of Wine is the single most important reference book on the shelf of any wine student." - Eric Asimov, New York Times "The most useful single volume on wine ever published... If I owned only one wine book, it would be this one." - Andrew Jefford, Decanter "Like a good bottle of wine, you'll find yourself going back to it again and again... Perfect for anyone who has a thirst for greater wine knowledge." - Edward Deitch, NBC/today.com "The World Atlas of Wine belongs on your shelf... The essential rootstock of any true wine lover's library. A multi-layered snapshot of wine and how it has evolved." - Dave McIntyre, Washington Post

World s Best Whiskies

World s Best Whiskies
Author: Dominic Roskrow
Publsiher: White Lion Publishing
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-10-16
ISBN 10: 1911127608
ISBN 13: 9781911127604
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World s Best Whiskies Book Review:

Revised and Updated. Whisky is one of the world’s most revered spirits, with connoisseurs spending a great deal of money and time on the appreciation of rare expressions and limited edition bottles. In addition, many whisky connoisseurs travel direct to the source to see and experience the world’s best distilleries at first hand. Since the publication of the first edition in 2010, many changes have occurred in the world of whisky which are fully explored in this completely new edition. Over 200 of the 750 whiskies are updated, along with over 20 of the 38 features to reflect the ‘new world of whisky’, from the growing US single malt craft distillery movement (including Balcones in Texas), Japan (Yoichi),Taiwan (Kavalan), India (Paul John), Australia (Overeem), France (Warengem) and Sweden (Mackmyra, Spirit of Hven). Aimed at beginners as well as connoisseurs, the book encompasses everything you need to know to increase your appreciation of this complex and fascinating spirit. Iconic distilleries such as Lagavulin, Highland Park and Glenrothes in Scotland are fully explored alongside the bourbon innovators of Kentucky such as Woodford Reserve and Maker’s Mark. From global brands to tiny craft distillers, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the best dram the world over.

Canadian Whisky Second Edition

Canadian Whisky  Second Edition
Author: Davin de Kergommeaux
Publsiher: Appetite by Random House
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2017-10-03
ISBN 10: 0147530768
ISBN 13: 9780147530769
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Canadian Whisky Second Edition Book Review:

Savour the bold notes and rich varieties of Canadian whisky with this fully revised, updated, and indispensable guide. This fully updated and revised edition of the award-winning Canadian Whisky invites you on a journey across Canada and back through time to discover the story of this unique spirit. Independent whisky expert Davin de Kergommeaux weaves a compelling narrative, beginning with the substance of Canadian whisky—grains, water, and wood—and details the process of how it’s made and how to taste it. He traces the fascinating history of the country’s major distilleries and key visionaries, and introduces the present-day players—big and small—who are shaping the industry through both tradition and innovation. Newly designed, and now including a map of Canada’s whisky distilleries, over 100 up-to-date tasting notes, and a handy tasting checklist, Canadian Whisky reflects the latest research on flavour development and the science of taste. At once authoritative and captivating, this is a must-have resource for beginners, enthusiasts, and aficionados alike.

World Atlas of Beer

World Atlas of Beer
Author: Tim Webb,Stephen Beaumont
Publsiher: Mitchell Beazley
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2016-09-01
ISBN 10: 9781784721442
ISBN 13: 1784721441
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World Atlas of Beer Book Review:

As craft brewing continues to go from strength to strength across the world, The World Atlas of Beer is the definitive and essential guide to beer, with information on brews ranging from the Trappist ales of Belgium to the wheat beers of Bavaria, Breton black beers, barrel-aged Californian beers, British bitters, Vietnamese bia hoì, traditional Finnish sahti, and the output of the hundreds of craft breweries around the world, from the USA and Canada, to Japan and even the Easter Islands. It explores the development of beer and the myriad brewing techniques in use today. Country by country the book considers a vast range of beer styles and traditions. Detailed maps describe crucial trends in major territories and features such as matching beer with food and how to pour different kinds of beer complete the picture. Now in a fully updated second edition, this book is the perfect companion to help you explore the best beers the world has to offer.

Handbook of Whisky

Handbook of Whisky
Author: Broom D Staff,Dave Broom
Publsiher: Bounty Books
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9780753708224
ISBN 13: 0753708221
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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