Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits

Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits

by Lew Bryson, David Wondrich

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ISBN-13: 9781612123028
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 11/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 33,803
File size: 23 MB
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About the Author

Lew Bryson, the author of Tasting Whiskey, is the managing editor, features writer, and columnist for Whisky Advocate magazine. He lives in Newtown, Pennsylvania.



David Wondrich is a founding member of The Museum of the American Cocktail and the author of Punch and Imbibe.

Table of Contents

Foreword by David Wondrich

Introduction

1 The Story of Whiskey

2 Making Spirit: Fermentation and Distillation

3 Aging

4 The Wall and the Work: The Challenge of Tasting Whiskey

5 Tasting: Tapping into Your Years of Experience

6 Mapping Whiskey Styles

7 Scotch: How the World Says "Whisky"

8 Irish: Single, Double, Triple

9 American: Bourbon, Tennessee, and Rye

10 Canadian: Blended, Always

11 Japanese: The Student Becomes the Master

12 Craft Whiskey

13 Dilution: Water, Ice, and Cocktails

14 What Goes Well with Whiskey?

15 Collecting Whiskey

Resources

Final Toast

Acknowledgments

Glossary

Index

What People are Saying About This

Fred Minnick


"An instant whiskey classic that will make all whiskey geeks smarter than their friends."

Clay Risen


"Whether you're a novice drinker or a malt connoisseur, Bryson has something to teach you — and you'll enjoy every word."

Charles K. Cowdery


“I shouldn’t say this is the only whiskey book you need but it probably is.”

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