Artisan - Boasting 230 color photographs and a beautiful package to boot, A Field Guide to Whisky will make a whisky expert out of anyone.  . 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, geographical maps and lists of distilleries, bars, anyway? This abundance of information is distilled! into 324 short entries covering basic whisky literacy, whisky trails, hotels, trivia, consumption tips, trends, production methods, and festivals by an industry insider.

A field guide to whisky is a one-stop guide for all the information a whisky enthusiast needs.

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Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits

Storey Publishing, LLC - 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, and even Japanese whiskey, Irish, Scotch, you’ll discover how unique flavors are created through variations of ingredients and different distilling techniques.

With advice on how to collect, as well as suggestions for proven food pairings, and serve whiskey, age, you’ll be inspired to share your knowledge and invite your friends over for a delicious whiskey tasting party.  .

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Whisky: The Manual

Mitchell Beazley - 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. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat.

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. This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky.

Whisky: The Manual - All whisky styles are covered, including just whisper it blends. 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.

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101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die Revised & Updated

Headline - Try them before you die - Slainte! It is not an awards list. Revised and updated in 2013, 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die is a whisky guide with a difference. Avoiding the deliberately obscure, whisky expert Ian Buxton recommends an eclectic selection of old favourites, the ridiculously limited and the absurdly expensive, stellar newcomers and mystifyingly unknown drams that simply have to be drunk.

It is simply a guide to the 101 whiskies that enthusiasts must seek out and try in order to complete their whisky education. The book decodes the marketing hype and gets straight to the point; whether from India, Sweden, America, Ireland, glens and islands of Scotland, Japan or the hills, here are the 101 whiskies that you really want.

101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die Revised & Updated - It is not a list of the 101 'best' whiskies in the world in the opinion of a self-appointed whisky guru.

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World's Best Whiskies:750 Unmissable Drams from Tain to Tokyo

White Lion Publishing - 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. 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.

World's Best Whiskies:750 Unmissable Drams from Tain to Tokyo - In addition, many whisky connoisseurs travel direct to the source to see and experience the world’s best distilleries at first hand. Over 200 of the 750 whiskies are updated, australia overeem, taiwan kavalan, india paul john, from the growing US single malt craft distillery movement including Balcones in Texas, along with over 20 of the 38 features to reflect the ‘new world of whisky’,  France Warengem and Sweden Mackmyra, Japan Yoichi, Spirit of Hven.

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.  .

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Single Malt Whisky: A Guide to the Whiskies of Scotland: Includes Profiles, Ratings, and Tasting Notes for More Than 330 Expressions

Quercus - A follow-up to his bestselling american whiskey, clay risen's single malt is an introduction to the long history, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit, fascinating science, and incredible diversity of malted whisky, as well as a practical drinker's guide to buying and enjoying hundreds of the greatest examples of the distiller's tradition.

Additional features include a directory of distilleries, Risen's top whisky picks in various categories, and a full index of the expressions featured in the book. With maps of essential whisky regions of scotland, profiles of each of the makers, and photographs of the bottles and tasting notes for each of the most widely available expressions--compiled from tasting sessions conducted by a panel of leading whisky experts--readers will discover a rich vein of knowledge about one of the world's most storied beverages.

Single Malt Whisky: A Guide to the Whiskies of Scotland: Includes Profiles, Ratings, and Tasting Notes for More Than 330 Expressions - Selected from more than one hundred active distilleries in Scotland, the 330 expressions featured in this book provide a curated yet comprehensive primer of the single-malt whiskies any growing aficionado should be familiar with.

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Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's Whiskey

Penguin Books - Few products better embody the United States, or American business, than bourbon. A tale of innovation, bourbon empire is an exploration of the spirit in all its unique forms, downfall, success, and resurrection, creating an indelible portrait of both bourbon and the people who make it. Whiskey has profoundly influenced America’s political, and cultural destiny, economic, just as those same factors have inspired the evolution and unique flavor of the whiskey itself.

Taking readers behind the curtain of an enchanting—and sometimes exasperating—industry, the work of writer Reid Mitenbuler crackles with attitude and commentary about taste, choice, and history. How bourbon came to be, gilded age corruption, bourbon empire traces a history that spans frontier rebellion, and why it’s experiencing such a revival today Unraveling the many myths and misconceptions surrounding America’s most iconic spirit, and the magic of Madison Avenue.

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The Bourbon Bible

Mitchell Beazley - Bourbon is booming, and this guide will teach you all you need to know. Eric zandona - spirits specialist at the american distilling Institute - explores 140 of the finest bourbons in the world, from the big-name classics to tiny craft distilleries, with flavour profiles and recommendations for the best way to drink each one.

Also featuring recipes for 20 classic bourbon cocktails, how the drink is made and the key things you need to understand when buying a bottle, as well as chapters on the history of bourbon, The Bourbon Bible is the ultimate guide to the ultimate drink.

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Bourbon Curious

Zenith Press - In bourbon curious: a simple tasting guide for the savvy drinker, award-winning whiskey writer and Wall Street Journalbest-selling author Fred Minnick creates an easy-to-read interactive tasting journey that helps you select barrel-aged bourbons based on your flavor preferences. Bourbon curious will help curious minds take their first step in learning about this highly celebrated spirit.

Like good-tasting bourbon, Bourbon Curious is approachable to all! While many bourbons boast all four flavor notes, one delicious sensation typically overpowers the rest. In addition, and exploring distiller secrets, unraveling its mysteries, Minnick spends some time busting bourbon's myths, disclosing the recipes you won't find on a bottle's label.

Bourbon Curious - As bourbon becomes more ingrained in the culinary world, foodies and drink enthusiasts alike are looking for a basic understanding of America's spirit. This book reveals more than fifty bourbon brands' predominate tastes and suggests cocktail recipes to complement them. Using the same tasting principles he offers in his Kentucky Derby Museum classes and as a judge at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Minnick cuts to the chase, dismissing brand marketing and judging only the flavor of the bourbon.

Bourbon curious groups bourbon into four main flavor profiles--grain, caramel, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

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Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide

Avery - Now in a new, expanded hardcover edition, Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect guide for anyone looking to take his or her wine knowledge to the next level. It's the ultimate gift for any wine lover. Wine folly: magnum edition includes:  *  more than 100 grapes and wines color-coded by style so you can easily find new wines you'll love;  *  a wine region explorer with detailed maps of the top wine regions, Italy, as well as up-and-coming areas such as Greece and Hungary;  *  wine labeling and classification 101 for wine countries such as France, Spain, Germany, and Austria;  *  an expanded food and wine pairing section;  *  a primer on acidity and tannin--so you can taste wine like a pro;  *  more essential tips to help you cut through the complexity of the wine world and become an expert.

Wine folly: magnum edition is the must-have book for the millions of fans of WineFolly. Com and for any budding oenophile who wants to boost his or her wine knowledge in a practical and fun way. James beard award winner   *   the expanded wine guide from the creators of WineFolly. Com, packed with new information for devotees and newbies alike.

Wine Folly: Magnum Edition: The Master Guide - Wine folly became a sensation for its inventive, easy-to-digest approach to learning about wine.

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