Synopses & Reviews
As the popularity of whiskey grows, more and more connoisseurs seek to unlock its mysteries and better understand its myriad styles and tastes. This new whiskey audience, as well as the aficionados, seek quality, variety, and a heritage worth savoring. Carefully researched and with a unique format, Whiskey: What to Drink Next takes a systematic, easy-to-understand approach to selecting new brands to please your palate. It covers everything from single malts and bourbons to ryes and blends, from traditional Scotches to whiskies from such diverse locales as Sweden, India, and Texas. Organized by country of origin, each type of whiskey has a guide to its specific heritage and production; three recommended whiskies to try at different prices; and a colorful, graphic and#8220;atomic diagramand#8221; with cool facts, lists of distilleries, and tasting notes. A and#8220;periodic tableand#8221; helps you decide which whiskeys to try next.and#160;Whiskey expert Dominic Roskrow gives enthusiasts a treasure trove of unbiased information about the ever-evolving world of whiskey-organized in a fun, new, graphic way.
This latest volume in the hugely popular 1001
series supplies the connoisseurs’ scoop on the finest spirits from the Scottish highlands to the exotic new whiskies emanating from Japan and the evolving world of American micro-distilleries. The book also covers bourbons and ryes, making this the go-to volume for the serious whisky connoisseur as well as the passionate beginner.
This essential guide represents the collective, subjective wisdom of an international team of critics who winnow the world of spirits down to the “must-try” whiskies—from high-quality, mass-produced brands to small-batch specialty bourbons from micro-distilleries. Each entry includes critical tasting notes, a history of the distillery, and temperature recommendations.
From grain to glass, everything important is covered—including storing and serving whiskies, making whisky cocktails, and pairing whisky with food—making this the most important illustrated exploration of whisky published in years.
As whiskeyandrsquo;s popularity grows, more and more connoisseurs seek to unlock its mysteries. Whiskey: What to Drink Next offers the key with its systematic yet simple approach. Organized by country of origin, each whiskey style has a guide to its heritage and production; three recommendations for every price point; and a graphic andldquo;atomic diagramandrdquo; with cool facts, distilleries, and tasting notes. A unique andldquo;periodic table of whiskeysandrdquo; helps you choose your next brand!
About the Author
and#160;Dominic Roskrow is an established whiskey taster and writer, and a widely recognized authority on everything from malt to rye and bourbon. Editor of Whisky Magazine for four years, in 2005 Dominic launched Beers of the World magazine and he is a regular contributor to Whisky Magazine and Malt Advocate. He has written a number of books on whiskey, including The Worldand#39;s Best Whiskies (Abrams). His most recent book, The Whisky Opus (DK), was short-listed for the highly prestigious Fortnum and Mason Food and Drink Awards, the only whiskey book to make the list. Learn more at his website and blog: thewhiskytastingclub.co.uk. He lives in London, England.