A Field Guide To Whisky: An Expert Compendium To Take Your Passion And Knowledge To The Next Level

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

    From the Back Cover:

    Everything Whisky Lovers Need to Know About Their Favorite Spirit:
    - Who the 'Big Five' whisky nations are, and how they distill
    - The dos and don'ts of whisky-food pairings
    - How to discern complex flavor patterns to get the most out of your glass
    - How to read a whisky label
    - Which whiskies you should try immediately
    - How to buy 'investment' whisky
    - Why you might want to add water to your whisky but skip the ice
    - The proper way to store whisky, opened and unopened
    - How to conduct a tasting

    With hundreds of color photographs, maps, travel and festival resources, bar recommendations, and more.

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