Scotland’s national drink is available in more than 300 brands, styles, and ages, reflecting the diversity of the Scottish people themselves. This beguiling buyer and collector’s guide features 250 color photographs, maps, and illustrations, and combines the fascinating story of Scotch whisky’s origins with an explanation of the distilling process, including how the various waters, malts, peats, and barleys used affect the flavor and value of the mature product. Tips for conducting a proper tasting session and a directory of whisky societies are provided, as well as tasting notes for the products of every Scottish whisky distiller operating since World War II.
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Charles MacLean is Scotland's leading whisky writer. He wrote his first book on the subject, Scotch Whisky (Mitchell Beazley), in 1993. Since then he has published eight books on the subject. He appears on TV and radio, presents talks and tastings around the world, and is whisky consultant to Bonhams Auctioneers. He was the founding editor (now Editor at Large) of Whisky Magazine. He is a judge on the spirits panel of the International Wines and Spirits Competition. In recognition of "his services to Scotch whisky over many years" he was elected a Keeper of the Quaich in 1992. He lives near Edinburgh. Jason Lowe is a multi-award-winning photographer of food, drink, and landscapes. His awards include the Glenfiddich Award for visual work in 1998 for the first publication of Malt Whisky and in 2001 for his work in the Independent with Simon Hopkinson. He lives in London.Review:
Maclean is the most serious and scholarly writer on whisky today." The Evening Standard "The most detailed study of the subject ever attempted." Scotch Whisky website "Charles Maclean knows his stuff...You'll find no better book on whisky." Maxim "Reading Charles Maclean's Malt Whisky is enough to inspire anyone to visit the Scottish Highlands, Islands and Lowlands." Sunday Times "Attractive and detailed." The Express
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