Appreciating Whisky: The Connoisseurs Guide to Nosing,Tasting and Enjoying Scotch

Appreciating Whisky: The Connoisseurs Guide to Nosing,Tasting and Enjoying Scotch

by Phillip Hills
     
 
As with fine wines, there is a skill to being able to "appreciate" a good Scotch. But how does one attain this skill? Appreciating Whisky offers a complete course in developing a palate for whisky. Using specific popular whiskies that you are encouraged to have at hand as you work through the book, you will learn how to recognize what it is you are tasting and

Overview

As with fine wines, there is a skill to being able to "appreciate" a good Scotch. But how does one attain this skill? Appreciating Whisky offers a complete course in developing a palate for whisky. Using specific popular whiskies that you are encouraged to have at hand as you work through the book, you will learn how to recognize what it is you are tasting and smelling and how to describe it in the language of the experts. How whisky is produced, and what each of its constituents and stages of manufacture brings to the final product are discussed in detail. You will then be introduced to the various chemical processes at work during distillation and maturation that give each whisky its distinct characteristics. Finally, you will be shown how to organize a formal tasting session. A definitive guide for the aspiring whisky buff.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780004724492
Publisher:
HarperCollins UK
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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