Whisky. Bourbon. Scotch. Rye. Adapted from A Field Guide to Whisky by Hans Offringa, A YEAR OF GOOD WHISKY features 313 delectable entries, including advice on choosing, buying, and drinking whisky like a pro. Fascinating trivia about the process of aging, distillation, and history. Plus whisky-related quotes (There is no bad whiskey. There are only some whiskeys that aren't as good as others.—Raymond Chandler); mouth-watering tasting notes; and top-notch recommendations—like Macallan 12 Year Old Double Cask, characterized by vanilla, citrus, and light oak, combined with rich fruit, sherry, and spicy wooden notes. It’s the perfect gift for anyone with a taste for whisky’s ineffable appeal.
|Publisher:||Workman Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.93(d)|
About the Author
Hans Offringa is an author and an internationally renowned whisky expert. He holds many esteemed titles in the whisky world: Patron of the Whisky Festival Northern Netherlands, Honorary Scotsman, Honorary Member of the Caledonian Society of Charleston (SC), Keeper of the Quaich, and Kentucky Colonel. He is also the contributing editor for Europe for Whisky Magazine, and one of the lecturers at the International Whisky School in Groningen, Netherlands. Offringa and his wife, Becky Lovett Offringa, are known as the Whisky Couple, and have been judges at the Dutch Whisky Awards since its inception.