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Let Me Tell You About Whisky : Taste, try & enjoy whisky from around the world.

Author: Neil Ridley; Gavin Smith
Publisher: New York : Pavilion Books Company Limited, 2013.
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Whisky is the worlds favourite spirit and is enjoying booming sales, especially in the USA and Asia, yet too often its shrouded in mystery, myth and complex-sounding terminology. This authoritative beginners guide cuts straight through all of this, with simple advice on how to seek out and enjoy the immense diversity of flavours and styles on offer. The book covers not just famous Highland malts, Irish pot still  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ridley, Neil
Let Me Tell You About Whisky : Taste, try & enjoy whisky from around the world
New York : Pavilion Books Company Limited,c2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Ridley; Gavin Smith
ISBN: 9781909108554 1909108553
OCLC Number: 896800239
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (598 p.)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; CONTENTS; Foreword by Rob Allanson, Whisky Magazine; Introduction; The history of whisky; The most common myths about whisky; Legal definitions; Whisky-making today; Single malt whisky; Grain whisky; American whiskey; PART 1: WHAT IS WHISKY?; Casks; Maturation; Terroir in whisky?; Old versus young whisky; Aroma and flavour; The flavour map; Consistency of flavours; PART 2: THE FLAVOURS OF WHISKY; How to taste whisky; Buying whisky; Serving whisky; Three classics with a twist; Whisky and food; Whisky flavours and food; Whisky and cigars; Collecting and investing Counterfeit whiskyPART 3: ENJOYING WHISKY; Scotland; Highlands; Speyside; Lowlands; Islay; Campbeltown; Islands; Blending; PART 4: THE WORLD OF WHISKY; Ireland; Japan; US: Kentucky and Tennessee; Main US craft distilleries; Canada's main distilleries; Main distilleries in Europe; Asia; South Africa; Australia; Whisky vocabulary; Whisky bars; Specialist retailers; Whisky sources; Index; Acknowledgments; Copyright

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Whisky is the worlds favourite spirit and is enjoying booming sales, especially in the USA and Asia, yet too often its shrouded in mystery, myth and complex-sounding terminology. This authoritative beginners guide cuts straight through all of this, with simple advice on how to seek out and enjoy the immense diversity of flavours and styles on offer. The book covers not just famous Highland malts, Irish pot still whiskeys and American bourbons, but also whiskies from South East Asia, Japan and Canada, as well as whiskies from many other producing countries, ranging from Wales through to Taiwan.

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