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The Spirits Collection

By Dave Broom

  • Multiple copy pack
  • £30.00

Three accessible guides by award-winning spirits writer Dave Broom, brought together in an attractive box set.

THE SPIRITS COLLECTION contains three books:
Gin The Manual * Rum The Manual * Whisky The Manual

The range of fantastic spirits available around the world has never been better. You can enjoy a Mediterranean-style gin from Spain, a rhum agricole from Martinique and a malt whisky from Japan. But how do you navigate through the wealth of options? And how do you know the best mixers to drink with each, or the most delicious cocktails to make?

Award-winning spirits author Dave Broom has done all the research for you. In these three manuals he includes for each spirit more than 100 outstanding examples for you to try. And he has also tested each spirit many ways - with tonic, coconut water, cola and so on - and scored the results. Delicious classic and contemporary cocktail recipes round things off.

Dave Broom is an award-winning author specialising in spirits. He has been writing about drinks for more than 25 years and has won multiple awards for his work.

Praise for Gin The Manual:
'You could not write a more sophisticated book or pack more detail onto each page... it is rocket science impressive.'
Huffington Post

Biographical Notes

Award-winning author and spirits expert Dave Broom has been writing about spirits 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. In 2015 Tales of the Cocktail presented Dave with the Best Cocktail & Spirits award, soon to be followed by the Golden Spirit Award in 2016.

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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  • ISBN: 9781784724597
  • Publication date: 04 Oct 2018
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  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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