Malt Whisky Yearbook 2018

Author: Ingvar Ronde
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780957655348
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Whisky enthusiasts all over the world look forward to the Malt Whisky Yearbook every autumn. This 13th edition is again fully revised and packed with new and up-to-date information on more than 400 whisky distilleries from all over the world. Distinguished whisky experts contribute with new features written exclusively for this new edition along with details of hundreds of whisky shops, whisky sites and new bottlings. The Independent Bottlers chapter gives you all the details about the world ́s most successful blenders and bottlers complete with tasting notes. A comprehensive summary of the whisky year that was and all the latest statistics is also included. Malt Whisky Yearbook 2018 includes more than 250 tasting notes describing the flavour of single malts from all working distilleries in Scotland and Japan. Finally, with more than 500 colour photographs, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2018 is as much an essential reference guide as a book to read for pleasure.

Malt Whisky

Author: Charles Maclean
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 9781784723668
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First published in 1997, Malt Whisky has been published in six languages and continues to be a key reference on the subject of Scottish malt whisky. This edition is produced in a smaller format to allow the whisky enthusiast to carry it as a portable companion for reference when buying, tasting or visiting distilleries. Full-color maps locate the distilleries, while over 150 photographs capture the essence of the spirit and how it is made. Charles MacLean describes how to appreciate and get the most out of tasting malt whisky, and a detailed A-Z directory features all of Scotland's key distilleries and their whiskies with full-color labels. MacLean also includes tips on buying malt whisky, as well as a guide to distillery visitor facilities and the best whisky societies and websites. This book offers all the informaion any malt lover could ever need to appreciate this magical spirit to the full.

Stillhouse Stories Tunroom Tales

Author: Gavin D. Smith
Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing
ISBN: 1906000166
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In this informative and entertaining series of interviews leading whisky writer Gavin D. Smith reveals the workings of the Scotch whisky industry in a series of interviews with characters who have lived and worked in the business of making Scotch. Some are nostalgic, harkening back to a former era when the Health &; Safety mandarins did not exist, while other are contemporary and reveal how things work today. The 12 interviews are accompanied by black and white photographs of the participants along with archival illustrations not published before. Gavin's interviewees are: Norman Morrison, maltman and mashman, Talisker Distillery, Isle of Skye; Boyo Norquoy, stillman, Highland Park Distillery, Orkney; Jim Cryle, master distiller, Glenlivet Distillery, Speyside; Gordon Dey, brewer, Dallas Dhu Distillery &; manager, Aultmore Distillery, Speyside; Rodney Burtt, trainee, Glen Mhor &; Glen Albyn distilleries, Inverness; Douglas Murray, technical guru, Cambus Distillery, Clackmannanshire; Douglas Yeats, cooper, John Dewar &; Sons, Perth; John Ramsay, blender, Famous Grouse &; Cutty Sark, Perth &; London; John Peterson, distillery designer and chemist, Loch Lomond Distillery, Alexandria; Ginger Willie, warehouseman, Bowmore, Islay; John Grant, proprietor, Glenfarclas Distillery, Speyside; Laing Brothers, independent bottlers and merchants, Glasgow

Jim Murray S Whisky Bible 2018

Author: Jim Murray
Publisher: Whitman Publishing
ISBN: 9780993298622
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Now in it's 15th year. Jim Murray's Whisky Bible is the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched guide to whisky ever produced. Honest, forthright and funny - Jim Murray has tasted, evaluated and rated over 4,700 whiskies. More than a half a million copies sold.

Goodness Nose

Author: Richard Paterson
Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing
ISBN: 1906476861
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Richard Paterson has Scotch whisky running through his veins. His grandfather and father were both prominent in the Scotch whisky industry in Glasgow for decades before Richard joined a competing whisky brokerage firm to start his apprenticeship. But this is no dry textbook on blending. Far from it. Humour, insight, history, a love of people and an abiding and evangelical passion inform every page. For the first time one of the world's foremost whisky blenders reveals how he rose through the ranks to top of his profession. He also candidly reveals some of the secrets of his craft and gives his thoughts on where he feels the industry is heading today. Lavishly illustrated in colour and black and white with black and white line artwork, this is destined to become a whisky classic and an essential item on every whisky lover's bookshelf. CONTENTS 1. Raw Spirit - The Birth of a Blender 2. Maturation Begins 3. The Spirit of Campbeltown - Glen Scotia 4. A Blender in the Making 5. The Spirit of the Highlands - Dalmore & Fettercairn 6. The Master Blender 7. The Art of Whisky Blending 8. The Spirit of the Islands - Jura 9. Going for Gold - Fully Matured

Whiskypedia

Author: Charles MacLean
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1510702482
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Why does Scotch whisky taste like it does? Where do the flavors come from? How might they have changed over the years? The flavor of Scotch whisky is as much influenced by history, craft, and tradition as it is by science. Individual distilleries give their whiskies unique characteristics. These characteristics do not arise magically (as was once thought), nor are they solely the result of the region (as is still thought, by some). They have their roots in the craft and custom of the distillery and of the district in which it is located, but the key influences upon flavor are the distilling equipment itself, how it is operated, and how the spirit is matured. Whiskypedia explores these influences. For the first time, the flavor and character of every malt whisky distilled in Scotland is explored with reference to how it is made. Introductory sections provide an historical overview, an examination of regional differences, and an explanation of the contribution made by each stage of the production process. This compendium is a comprehensive guide to all the distilleries in Scotland (both malt and grain). Each entry provides a brief account of the distillery’s history and curiosities, lists the bottlings which are currently available, details how the whisky is made, and explores the flavor and character of each make. Malt whisky is the quintessential “spirit of place,” and this element of the story has been captured by John MacPherson's camera in specially commissioned images which compliment the text. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Chasing The Dram

Author: Rachel McCormack
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471157245
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‘Hard not to hate Rachel McCormack who bags the best gig of the year and then writes a brilliant book’ Val McDermid Whisky is Scotland's national drink and has been for over five hundred years, since then becoming a global phenomenon. It is a drink that is a profound and important part of Scottish life and culture but, unlike other countries and their national libations, it has hardly been used in food. Rachel McCormack is going to change that with this book. Limiting whisky to a drink, she believes, is similar to the traditional Presbyterian attitude to sex; it should only be done with the lights off and in the missionary position. Rachel believes that there is an entire Karma Sutraof whisky use out there and she has put it in this book. Interspersing an engaging mix of anecdotes, history and information on distillers and recipes, this book will appeal to everyone from the cooking whisky connoisseur, to the novice whisky learner looking for some guidance on what to eat and cook. Rachel travels the length and breadth of Scotland, discovering a myriad of unique and interesting people and facts about this remarkable drink, with interviews with the key people who create it around the country, as she visits the famous distilleries of her country, as well as the more home-grown variety.

Whisky Rising

Author: Stefan Van Eycken
Publisher: Cider Mill Press
ISBN: 9781604336979
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The first, most definitive guide to the exciting revolution happening in the world of Japanese whisky! Raise a glass to Japanese whisky! Whisky Rising is the essential reference with revolutionary new insights into the emerging world of Japanese whisky, featuring profiles on distilleries new and old (some so new, they don’t even have whisky yet!), interviews with master distillers and blenders, and reviews and tasting notes for the best of the best, plus a definitive catalog featuring all of the must-drink whiskies! Follow the whisky bar guide and learn something new from the nosing and drinking tips. Whisky Rising will give you a taste of the good stuff!

Whisky Classified

Author: David Wishart
Publisher: Pavilion
ISBN: 9781911595731
Size: 46.92 MB
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This book on single malt whisky makes an excellent guide for all whisky drinkers, from the novice to the connoisseur. Single malt whisky is the fastest expanding sector of the booming whisky market. Over half of Scotland’s whisky distilleries are open to visitors and visitor numbers reached record numbers of over 1.7 million in 2016. Whisky Classified has revolutionized our appreciation of single malt whisky. David Wishart cuts through the confusing jargon often used to describe single malts and replaces it with an objective and easily applied guide to taste using his easy to understand system of flavour profiles. He identifies twelve dimensions to the aroma and taste of a single malt whisky: body, sweetness, smoky, medicinal, tobacco, honey, spicy, winey, nutty, malty, fruity, floral. In this fully revised and updated edition, David Wishart has included all new UK and Irish producers of single malt whisky. The author has also updated the taste profiles for each selected malt 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 the author also explains how to organize a whisky tasting.

101 Whiskies To Try Before You Die Revised Updated

Author: Ian Buxton
Publisher: Hachette Scotland
ISBN: 0755362985
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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!