9781584798866

The World's Best Whiskies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781584798866

  • ISBN10:

    1584798866

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/2010
  • Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
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Summary

Whisky is a spirit steeped in tradition and passion. Everyone has his or her preferred brand: old-time favorites like Bushmills from Ireland or Maker's Mark from the U.S.; or new distilleries such as California's St. George or Oregon's Rogue. In The World's Best WhiskiesDominic Roskrow, editor of Whiskeriamagazine and longtime whisky enthusiast, delves into the stories behind 750 of the best whiskies. Unlike previous whisky books, The World's Best Whiskiesis based on fresh interviews with each of the distillers and includes anecdotes about the regions that produce the whiskies and some of the color#xAD;ful characters who make them. Traditional tasting notes for each dram combined with these previously unknown stories make this the most comprehensive guide for both whisky lovers and neophytes.

Author Biography

Dominic Roskrow is an experienced whisky journalist, who started writing about the drinks industry in 1991. He currently edits Whiskeria, a consumer whisky magazine. As the author of Need to Know Whiskies and Collins Gems: Whiskies Roskrow is an in-demand whisky expert. He regularly travels around the world visiting distilleries and speaking at whisky tastings. Roskrow lives in Great Britain.

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