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Malt Whiskey
     

Malt Whiskey

by Charles Maclean, Jason Lowe
 
Scotland's national drink is available in more than 300 brands, styles, and ages, reflecting the diversity of the Scottish people themselves. This beguiling buyer and collector's guide features 250 color photographs, maps, and illustrations, and combines the fascinating story of Scotch whisky's origins with an explanation of the distilling process, including how the

Overview

Scotland's national drink is available in more than 300 brands, styles, and ages, reflecting the diversity of the Scottish people themselves. This beguiling buyer and collector's guide features 250 color photographs, maps, and illustrations, and combines the fascinating story of Scotch whisky's origins with an explanation of the distilling process, including how the various waters, malts, peats, and barleys used affect the flavor and value of the mature product. Tips for conducting a proper tasting session and a directory of whisky societies are provided, as well as tasting notes for the products of every Scottish whisky distiller operating since World War II.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845332402
Publisher:
Octopus Books
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles MacLean was founding editor of Whisky Magazine and of the Russian Whisky, and was for many years Contributing Editor of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society's Newsletter (where he also chairs the Nosing Panel and writes the tasting notes). He contributes frequently to magazines around the world and is Whisky Correspondent to Scottish Field. He is a member of the Judging Panel (Spirits) of the International Wines & Spirits Competition, and was made a Keeper of the Quaich in 1992 and elevated to Master of the Quaich in October 2009 - the whisky industry's highest accolade.

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