Foreword Introduction What Is Whisky? A Whisky World Production I: Malt Production 2: Grain/Irish Production 3: Bourbon Terroir Flavour Scotland Speyside Southern Speyside The Benrinnes Cluster The Dufftown Cluster Keith to the Eastern Boundary The Rothes Cluster Elgin to the Western Edge Highlands Southern Highlands Central Highlands Eastern Highlands Northern Highlands Western Highlands Lowlands Islay Southern Coast East Coast Centre and West Islands Orkney Campbeltown Scotch Blends IRELAND JAPAN THE USA Bourbon Tennessee Rest of the USA CANADA REST OF THE WORLD England/Wales India Scandinavia France/Spain Germany/Austria/Switzerland/Holland/Belgium/Czech Republic Australia South Africa Tasting and Aromas Flavour Camps Bibliography Index
A four-times Glenfiddich Award-winning author. Over 200 distilleries explored and 300 expressions examined. Over 200 full colour photographs. 21 full-colour maps locate the distilleries and whisky-related sites. A brand new experience in tasting and flavour, featuring six Flavour Camp charts that group whiskys by style. The global whisky industry is booming even through the recession, this guide offers the most up-to-date, detailed reference to the world's key whiskys.
Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom has been writing about whisky for 20 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 Drinks Writer of the Year twice. Dave is editor of the Scotch Whisky review, editor-in-chief of Whisky Magazine: Japan, consultant editor to Whisky Magazine (UK, the USA, France, Spain) and a regular contributor to a raft of national and international titles including The Spectator, Daily Telegraph, Mixology, and Imbibe (Europe). He is a regular broadcaster on TV and radio.