Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom has been writing about whisky for 25 years as a journalist and author. He has written numerous books, winning awards as Drinks Writer of the Year, the extremely prestigious IWSC Communicator of the Year Award and, in 2018, an Andre Simon award for Drinks Book of the Year for The Way of Whisky. In 2015 Tales of the Cocktailpresented 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 Map (TM).
Makes a powerful and evocative case for geography as an organizing
principle for understanding whiskey in its world.--Eric
Asimov, The New York Times
Simply the best book ever written on whisky . . . the most helpful info any whisky fan who is not a world-class expert like Broom can get.--Larry Olmsted, Forbec.com
Splendid and authoritative.
--Susy Atkins, The Telegraph