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While Scotland gave birth to whisky, its progeny now populate all four corners of the globe - from the U.S. to Japan, South Africa to Scandinavia. Today whisky sales are booming, making the timing perfect for this massive, witty, gorgeously illustrated volume. An ideal whisky "bible" for either connoisseur or neophyte, THE WORLD ATLAS OF WHISKY covers the history, process, ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 18th 2010 by Mitchell Beazley (first published October 1st 2010)
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WhiskyDad
Oct 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Coffee table books disappear after you have children. They migrate to the top of bookshelfs, safe from grubby little destructive hands. I haven’t even owned a coffee table for years; what’s the point, when anything you place on it is fair game or a juicy target for all manner of toddler projectiles? That does not mean however, that you no longer have or collect the glossy, interesting, picture filled conversation pieces that are good coffee table books. They just no longer take pride of place in ...more
stephenie
Jan 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This book is fantastic. It covers a variety of countries - Scotland, Ireland, Canada, Japan, and anywhere else in the world where they make whiskey. I'm partial to scotch and the massive section on Scotland is amazing. The book is so in depth with the process of how to make whiskey (it explains rye, scotch, and Tennessee straight), what the different whiskey types are, the different scotch producing areas in Scotland, and the different brands you can get. The book is super informative without be ...more
Amelia
Apr 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantastic book. The interactive iBooks version adds a nice touch.
Bonnie Letkeman
Jun 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Whether you're looking to learn a little or a lot about whiskey, this book is the one to read. I found the flavour map at the beginning and the recommendations for further tastings throughout to be incredibly helpful.

If you work in the hospitality industry, this is a must-have book.
Cn Skinner
Dec 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Close on with my tastes. Very nice descriptions and wonderful photography.
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