Whiskey: The Definitive World Guide

by MIchael Jackson

ISBN-10: 0789497107
ISBN-13: 9780789497109
Publication Date: May, 2005
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About Whiskey: The Definitive World Guide

Publisher Web Link: http://www.dorlingkindersley-uk.co.uk

Taking you from its ancient origins to 21st century Tokyo bars, Whisky is the ultimate guide to discovering and enjoying the world’s finest whisky. Michael Jackson goes in search of whiskies from Arran to Oregon and Cooley to Yamazaki to explain the differences and celebrate the diversity of whisky. From using whisky in cocktails and food, to deciding which style to suit your taste, Whisky will help you discover and enhance your passion for the spirit.

  • Peat bogs and pot stills – how whiskies gain their unique aromas and flavours, with the secrets of the master distillers revealed.
  • The distilleries – the complete, fully illustrated international guide: detailed coverage of the classic Scottish malt whisky producers, and distilleries around the world including Ireland, North America and Japan.
  • The pleasure of whisky – how to enjoy and appreciate whisky with the help of Michael Jackson’s unique tasting notes and unrivalled knowledge of whisky culture.

A fully illustrated, authoritative guide to the whiskies and distilleries of the world from “our greatest whisky writer” The Evening Standard

A must for every whisky connoisseur! Enjoy a wee nip of the “water of life,” embark on a global journey, from the highlands of Scotland to the trendy whisky bars of Tokyo, to discover the world of whisky as it is today. Includes tasting notes of the key whiskies for each distillery and details of how to order.

Author Information

About MIchael Jackson

Michael Jackson was renowned throughout the world for his award-winning writing on beer, whisky, and travel.

Sales of Michael’s books have exceeded three million copies worldwide, with his Beer Companion acknowledged as a classic work on the subject. His series of documentary films The Beer Hunter(R) has been shown on television in 15 countries.

Michael Jackson won the Glenfiddich Trophy, Britain’s most prestigious award for writing on food and drink. He was a member of the Belgian Confederation of Brewers and was the only non-brewer to be so honoured. He was the first winner of the lifetime achievement award of the Institute of Brewing Studies in the United States and lectured in Washington DC at both the Smithsonian Institution and the National Geographic Society, and in New York at Cornell University and the Culinary Institute of America. In Britain, he was Patron of the Oxford University Beer Appreciation Society.

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