Your complete barley-to-cask guide to understanding and enjoying Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Finally, a complete work that demystifies this centuries old delightful drink. Superb guide for newcomers, casuals, enthusiasts and aficionados alike.
Your personal guided tour of 101 single malt distilleries from Scotland's Lowlands, Highlands, Islay, Islands and Campbeltown, including the special Speyside distilleries. You'll discover each distillery's different expressions. Learn the ins and outs of the distilleries including Glenfiddich, Glenturret, Benromach, Springbank, Pulteney, Balblair, Bowmore, The Glenlivet, Glen Grant, The Macallan and More.
Detailed maps will help you locate your favorite distillery and discover new ones. Uncorks the bottle on Single Malt brands. You will gain knowledge to evaluate Scotch expressions using color, nosing, tasting, and to recognize aromas and flavors. You'll understand the process of whisky-making from the basics of key ingredients to the intricacies of distilling to the importance of cask selection and discover the role these steps play in flavor development.
With your newfound understanding and knowledge base of single malts, you'll be ready to explore and savor the variations and subtleties of the newer and lesser known selections.
Whisky Lexicon explains all the key terms you need to know
"The Noser Knows" reveals how to choose the right whisky for you
The Scotch Whisky Research Institutes' Flavour Wheel - how to use it and what it means in practice
The whisky-making process - fermentation, kilning, dressing, milling, mashing, germination and more
|Publisher:||Smart Guide Publications, Inc.|
|Series:||Smart Guides Series|
|Edition description:||Second edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)|
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