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    • Publication date:06 Oct 2014
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The World Atlas of Whisky

By Dave Broom

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This new, fully updated edition of The World Atlas of Whisky provides an in-depth, comprehensive journey through the history, process, distilleries and expressions of world whiskies.

The best whisky book ever - a must-read for drinkers! - Forbes

The perfect go-to reference guide for the whisky lover's bookshelf. - Whisky Magazine

This new, fully updated, and interactive edition of The World Atlas of Whisky provides an in-depth, comprehensive journey through the history, process, distilleries and expressions of world whiskies.

Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom explores over 200 distilleries and examines over 750 expressions. Detailed descriptions of the Scottish distilleries can be found here, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world are given exhaustive coverage. There are interactive tasting notes on single malts from Aberfeldy to Yoichi (and coverage of the best of the blends). Six specially created 'Flavour Camps' plot whiskies by style on an interactive Flavour Map and allow readers to identify new whiskies from around the world to try.

This extensively updated and extended edition features new material on burgeoning areas, including detailed coverage of many recently opened US craft distilleries and new distilleries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

With over 200 beautiful colour photographs, 28 colour maps locating distilleries and whisky-related sites, and 680 interactive tasting notes, this is a stylish celebration of the heritage, romance, craftsmanship and versatility of whisky.

*This title has received a QED seal for quality in eBook design. It can be read easily on screens both large and small.*

Biographical Notes

Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom has been writing about whisky for 25 years as a journalist and author. He has written eight books, two of which (Drink! and Rum) won the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Book of the Year. He has also won the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Writer of the Year twice and recently won the extremely prestigious IWSC Communicator of the Year Award.

Dave is editor-in-chief of Whisky Magazine: Japan, consultant editor to Whisky Magazine (UK, the USA, France, Spain), and a lead columnist on Whisky Advocate (USA). He is also editor of the Scotch Whisky Review and a contributor to a raft of national and international titles including the Spectator, Mixology and Imbibe (Europe). He is a regular broadcaster on TV and radio.

Over his two decades in the field, Dave has built up a considerable international following with regular training/educational visits to France, Holland, Germany, the USA and Japan. His remit has covered consumer features as well as business reports. He is also actively involved in whisky education, acting as a consultant to major distillers on tasting techniques as well as teaching professionals and the public. He was also one of the developers of Diageo's generic whisky tasting tool, the Flavour MapT.

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