Featuring tasting notes on hundreds of different brands, Jim Murray's Whiskey Bible is a truly expert whiskey guide, an exhaustive review of distilleries, new brands, changes in legislation, award-winners, and whiskey associations. The author has traveled around the world for the full whiskey experience, from the world-leaders Scotland, Ireland, Japan and the United States to distilleries as far-flung as Pakistan and Finland. The compact volume also includes a place for readers to keep track of their tastings and findings as they assay single malts, sippin' whiskies and bourbons from all over the world. The audience of whiskey aficionados has grown exponentially in the last ten years. Jim Murray's educated, opinionated and eminently readable guide is a delightful and useful reference for everyone who enjoys this strong and storied liquor.
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About the Author
Jim Murray was a Hartford, Connecticut, native and 1943 Trinity College graduate. He worked at the New Haven Register and Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, and was TIME Inc.'s Hollywood correspondent, a founding father of Sports Illustrated, and sports columnist for the Los Angeles Times for 37 years. Murray was inducted into Cooperstown's Baseball Hall of Fame writers' wing in 1988 and won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary in 1990. He died in 1998.