The Mitchell Beazley pocket whisky book
This newly revised edition by the author of Malt Whisky presents a comprehensive and fascinating guide to every available single malt, vatted malt, ... Show synopsis This newly revised edition by the author of Malt Whisky presents a comprehensive and fascinating guide to every available single malt, vatted malt, grain and liqueur whisky and features all the leading brands of blended whisky. The purpose of the book is simple: to encourage the enjoyment and appreciation of Scotch. Maclean begins with an introduction that offers a brief history of Scotch and of the whisky industry, with some observations on whisky tasting and appreciation. The main sections of the book are laid out alphabetically as a directory of brands. These are followed by an immensely useful appendix that includes a glossary; a whisky flavor checklist; a list of distilleries that welcome visitors; details of a handful of whisky societies; some remarks about collecting whiskies and a bibliography. The Pocket Guide to Scotch Whisky will undoubtedly add to the enjoyment of uisge beatha - the water of life.