Handbook of Whisky: A Complete Guide to the World's Best Malts, Blends and Brands

Handbook of Whisky: A Complete Guide to the World's Best Malts, Blends and Brands

by Dave Broom
     
 

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Meet the men who make the drink treasured around the world - and the bestseling spirit of it all. Fine whiskey, wherever its origin, has always been the product of skilled and dedicated producers, and this in-depth look at the process nprobees the different methods and mixtures used both in the past and today. Follow the liquor'sspread from Europe to America as… See more details below

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Meet the men who make the drink treasured around the world - and the bestseling spirit of it all. Fine whiskey, wherever its origin, has always been the product of skilled and dedicated producers, and this in-depth look at the process nprobees the different methods and mixtures used both in the past and today. Follow the liquor'sspread from Europe to America as Scottish and Irish distillers were driven off their land, and brought whiskey into the new world., incorporating local grains. Its popularity led to commercial production and quicker ways of distillation, including the continuous still and now, computer control. One by opne, find out the secrets of single malts, like Glenmorangie, glenlivet, and Glenturret, with their history, character, and differences, and then blended brands from Scotland (Johnnie Walker, Ballantines, Chivas), the US (Wild Turkey, Maker's Mark, Jack Daniels) and Canada (Canadian Club and Seagram VO). A special box provides tasting notes, and there's information on visiting distilleries. So...drink up! 5 3/4 X 10.

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ISBN-13:
9780756791551
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
160

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