Single Malt: A Guide to the Whiskies of Scotland: Includes Profiles, Ratings, and Tasting Notes for More Than 330 ExpressionsCheck Price on Amazon
A follow-up to his bestselling American Whiskey, Bourbon & Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit, Clay Risen's Single Malt is an introduction to the long history, 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. 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.
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. 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.
Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch: A Connoisseur s Guide to the Single Malt Whiskies of ScotlandCheck Price on Amazon
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.
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Single Malt and Scotch Whisky: A Guide to Hundreds of Brands and VarietiesCheck Price on Amazon
This guide to single malt and Scotch whiskey is an essential resource for novices and seasoned experts alike. It includes more than 200 brands and varieties of Scotch and single malt whiskey. Ratings and detailed information on Scotch and the Scotch industry are included. Information on each brand includes the varieties strength, aroma, flavor, and distinguishing characteristics. The history and lore of single malt and Scotch whisky is shown in both text and color photographs.
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Michael Jackson's Complete Guide To Single Malt ScotchCheck Price on Amazon
Michael Jackson is renowned for his pithy wisdom and a remarkable ability to evoke aromas and flavors. This fully revised and expanded edition of Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch is the definitive guide to single malt whisky and its producers worldwide. The completely new introduction incorporates Jackson's most recent research on the origins and evolution of the water of life, the nature of aromas and flavors, and regional differences. The book's core is the comprehensive A-to-Z of single malts, arranged by distillery. Each entry offers a new introduction and key information, and features Jackson's evocative, highly regarded tasting notes and ratings. This edition features a refreshed design, specially commissioned photographs of distilleries, and more than 1,000 tasting notes.
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66Retro Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Retro Embossed Metal Tin Sign, Wall Decorative SignCheck Price on Amazon
The beautiful finish is actually silk screened on solid metal. They include a hole at each corner for hanging. Makes a great gift! Interesting home decor.
- Size : 8" x 12" (20 cm x 30 cm)
- Made from high-quality tinplate with Embossed TAG Number
- Dumb oil Scrub art vintage style
- Tinplate is eco-friendly and 100 recycle to benefit our environment.
- Main process: to be printing 4 color process to 1 side of the tin and shaping
Whisky Classified: Choosing Single Malts by FlavourCheck Price on Amazon
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 Scotlands 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 flavor profiles. He identifies 12 dimensions to the aroma and taste of a single malt whisky: body, sweetness, smoky, medicinal, tobacco, honey, spicy, winey, nutty, malty, fruity, floral. This fully revised and updated edition includes 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 flavor 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.
Riedel 6416/80 VINUM Whisky Glass Set of 2 ClearCheck Price on Amazon
In early 1992, a panel of Scotch whisky experts convened at Riedel's headquarters in Austria to test a range of nineteen different glass shapes. One the basis of this first selection, Georg Riedel undertook further research with the help of master distillers in Scotland. This research resulted in a glass that is an elongated thistle shape on a truncated stem. The design incorporates a small, slightly outturned lip which directs the spirit onto the tip of the tongue, where sweetness is perceived, and serves to emphasize the elegant creaminess of top quality single malt whiskey.
- Set of two machine-made, fine crystal Single Malt Whiskey glasses
- Slightly outturned lip directs the spirit onto the tip of the tongue, where sweetness is perceived, and serves to emphasize the elegant creaminess of top quality single malt whiskey
- Elongated thistle shape on a truncated stem
- Glass height is 4 1/2 inches and the capacity is 7 ounces
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Spirit of Place: Scotland's Great Whisky DistilleriesCheck Price on Amazon
This wide-ranging and evocative photographic portrait of Scotland's distilleries, from Talisker to Lagavulin, from Laphroaig to Dalwhinnie, from the Isle of Arran to Glenkinchie, describes the "cultural terroir" of the country's fifty greatest distilleriesthe ingredients, practices, and traditions that result in an exquisite range of single-malt whiskies. Over 250 specially commissioned photographs capture the texture of the surrounding landscapes through the changing seasons, vividly portray the craftsmen who work there, and detail the fabric of the buildings themselves.
A unique addition to the literature on Scotch whisky, with text by the world's greatest whisky expert, Spirit of Place is the perfect gift for anyone planning to tour Scotland's distilleries, a souvenir for anyone who has visited them, and simply the perfect companion to a dram at home.
World Whiskey: A Nation-by-Nation Guide to the Best Distillery SecretsCheck Price on Amazon
World Whiskey is your nation-by-nation whiskey bible to more than 700 varieties and top award-winners from around the world.
Featuring an up-to-date photograph for each type to aid in recognition, this comprehensive reference guides you through every important distilling nationfrom Dewar's and Macallan in Scotland to Jack Daniel's and Maker's Mark in the United States to Amrut and Lammerlaw in Asia and Australasia. Its nation-by-nation A to Z format makes it accessible for confirmed whiskey lovers and new converts alike.
Tasting notes and information on the factors that contribute to each variety's unique flavor help you explore and enjoy this distinctive spirit. Learn about every aspect of whiskey production, gain insight into the operation and secrets of featured distilleries, use whiskey tour maps to plan trips around major whiskey-producing regions, and much more.
With this completely up-to-date edition of World Whiskey, you are sure to find a satisfying dram wherever you are.
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Scotch Whisky: Its History, Production and AppreciationCheck Price on Amazon
Scotch Whisky: Its History, Production and Appreciation is an in-depth
look at the origins of Scotch whisky beginning with the development of the
art of distillation in antiquity and its evolution through the Middle Ages
leading finally to the birth of whisky in the 13th century. The process
of producing whisky is thoroughly explored from both the standpoint of
modern scientific distillation as well as that of the stillmans art. Additional
chapters explore both single malts and grain based whiskies as well as the
ubiquitous blends. Finally we explore the sensory appreciation of Scotch
Whisky and the various systems that have been proposed for describing and
evaluating Scotland's golden nectar.