Author(s): Dominic Roskrow
Celebrated whisky expert Dominic Roskrow presents a bespoke collection of the world’s best and most exciting whiskies, covering countries as diverse as India, Sweden, Australia, Germany, France and Wales as well as the whiskey homelands of Scotland, Ireland, America, Japan and Canada.
His personal selection of the finest drams includes those from heavyweight distilleries such as Ardbeg, Laphroaig, Macallan and Talisker and lesser known gems like Mortlach, Brora and Glendronach. And that’s just for Scotland!
This comprehensive and engaging collection covers all parts of the world, classic distilleries and maverick newcomers, detailing a diverse range of whiskies from Australia’s Sullivan’s Cove and Sweden’s Mackmyra to American boutique outfit Woodford Reserve.
Accompanying this intoxicating selection are explanations of global whisky styles and how the drink is produced, maps, tasting notes and symbols sure to delight both the whisky traveller and the armchair connoisseur.
What’s more, stories and legends of the world’s best-loved distilleries sit alongside top tips for food matching, and details of the tastiest whisky cocktails and liqueurs. This is a book no whisky lover will want to be without.
Dominic Roskrow is the author of Need To Know Whiskies: From Confused to Connoisseur (2008) and 1001 Whiskies to Try Before you Die. He has recently completely revised and updated the world's best-selling whisky book, the Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion.