The World Atlas of Whisky

New Edition

Author: Dave Broom

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9781845339425

Category: Cooking

Page: 336

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The World Atlas of Whisky

More Than 350 Expressions Tasted - More Than 150 Distilleries Explored

Author: Dave Broom

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9781845335779

Category: Cooking

Page: 320

View: 6183

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, distilleries and expressions of the world great whiskies, complete with detailed maps and 150 labels.
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Whisky: The Manual

Author: Dave Broom

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 1845338669

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

View: 6405

This highly accessible and enjoyable guide is full of practical and fascinating information about how to enjoy whisky. All whisky styles are covered, including (just whisper it) blends. Along the way a good few myths are exploded, including the idea that whisky has to be taken neat. In 'What to Drink', Dave Broom explores flavour camps - how to understand a style of whisky - and moves on to provide extensive tasting notes of the major brands, demonstrating whisky's extraordinary diversity. In 'How to Drink', he sets out how to enjoy whisky in myriad ways - using water and mixers, from soda to green tea; and in cocktails, from the Manhattan to the Rusty Nail. He even looks at pairing whisky and food. In this spirited, entertaining and no-nonsense guide, world-renowned expert Dave Broom dispels the mysteries of whisky and unlocks a whole host of exciting possibilities for this magical drink.
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The World Atlas of Beer, Revised and Expanded

The Essential Guide to the Beers of the World

Author: Tim Webb,Stephen Beaumont

Publisher: Sterling Epicure

ISBN: 9781454922179

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 8775

Take a brew-lover s trek across the globe in this definitive, revised, and expanded guide to the suds of the world from Belgium s Trappist ales and Finnish sahti to barrel-aged Californian beers and Vietnamese bia hoi with tasting notes for over 500 brews. Brimming with up-to-the-moment information, this ultimate companion will expand your appreciation of the best beers in the whole world."
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Japanese Whisky

Author: Dave Broom

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9781784721428

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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Since 2002 (the year it appeared on export markets) Japanese whisky has been consistently winning major international spirits awards. As export production increases and export markets - the USA and France in particular - open up to embrace the quality of these fine malt whiskies, all eyes are on Japan. Award-winning author and internationally recognized whisky expert Dave Broom has visited Japan 25 times in the past 12 years, studying and learning about its whiskies. In this major new book he shares his personal journey around Japan's whisky distilleries and the unique whisky culture of the country. Each chapter details the history of the distillery in question, its production and current whiskies (with tasting notes). Dave considers along the way why Japanese whisky is different, questions of tradition vs innovation, and how whisky links with many aspects of Japanese culture. Breathtaking photography from Kohei Take leads the reader deeper into the philosophy behind the drink, making this a must-have edition for any whisky lover, whisky drinker, whisky collector or Japanophile.
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A Field Guide to Whisky

An Expert Compendium to Take Your Passion and Knowledge to the Next Level

Author: Hans Offringa

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579657516

Category: Cooking

Page: 320

View: 2636

A Field Guide to Whisky is a one-stop guide for all the information a whisky enthusiast needs. With the whisky market booming all over the world, now is a perfect time for a comprehensive guide to this popular brown spirit. What are the basic ingredients in all whiskies? How does it get its flavor? Which big-name brands truly deserve their reputation? What are the current whisky trends around the world? And who was Jack Daniel, anyway? This abundance of information is distilled(!) into 324 short entries covering basic whisky literacy, production methods, consumption tips, trends, trivia, geographical maps and lists of distilleries, whisky trails, bars, hotels, and festivals by an industry insider. Boasting 230 color photographs and a beautiful package to boot, A Field Guide to Whisky will make a whisky expert out of anyone.
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The World Atlas of Coffee

From beans to brewing - coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

Author: James Hoffmann

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 1784725714

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 4186

Coffee has never been better, or more interesting, than it is today. Coffee producers have access to more varieties and techniques than ever before and we, as consumers, can share in that expertise to make sure the coffee we drink is the best we can find. Where coffee comes from, how it was harvested, the roasting process and the water used to make the brew are just a few of the factors that influence the taste of what we drink. Champion barista and coffee expert James Hoffmann examines these key factors, looking at varieties of coffee, the influence of terroir, how it is harvested and processed, the roasting methods used, through to the way in which the beans are brewed. Country by country - from Bolivia to Zambia - he then identifies key characteristics and the methods that determine the quality of that country's output. Along the way we learn about everything from the development of the espresso machine, to why strength guides on supermarket coffee are really not good news. This is the first book to chart the coffee production of over 35 countries, encompassing knowledge never previously published outside the coffee industry. For everyone who wants to understand more about coffee and its wonderful nuances and possibilities, this is the book to have.
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Tasting Whiskey

An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits

Author: Lew Bryson

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612123023

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

View: 7437

Pour a stiff drink and crack open this comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world’s greatest whiskeys. Exploring the traditions behind bourbon, Scotch, Irish, and even Japanese whiskey, you’ll discover how unique flavors are created through variations of ingredients and different distilling techniques. With advice on how to collect, age, and serve whiskey, as well as suggestions for proven food pairings, you’ll be inspired to share your knowledge and invite your friends over for a delicious whiskey tasting party.
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World Whiskey

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465462791

Category: Cooking

Page: 352

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World Whiskey is your nation-by-nation whiskey bible to more than 700 varieties and top award-winners from around the world. Featuring an up-to-date photograph for each type to aid in recognition, this comprehensive reference guides you through every important distilling nation-from Dewar's and Macallan in Scotland to Jack Daniel's and Maker's Mark in the United States to Amrut and Lammerlaw in Asia and Australasia. Its nation-by-nation A to Z format makes it accessible for confirmed whiskey lovers and new converts alike. Tasting notes and information on the factors that contribute to each variety's unique flavor help you explore and enjoy this distinctive spirit. Learn about every aspect of whiskey production, gain insight into the operation and secrets of featured distilleries, use whiskey tour maps to plan trips around major whiskey-producing regions, and much more. With this completely up-to-date edition of World Whiskey, you are sure to find a satisfying dram wherever you are.
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World's Best Whiskies

750 Unmissable Drams from Tain to Tokyo

Author: Dominic Roskrow

Publisher: Jacqui Small

ISBN: 9781911127604

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

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Whisky is one of the world’s most revered spirits, with connoisseurs spending a great deal of money and time on the appreciation of rare expressions and limited edition bottles. In addition, many whisky connoisseurs travel direct to the source to see and experience the world’s best distilleries at first hand. Since the publication of the first edition in 2010, many changes have occurred in the world of whisky which are fully explored in this completely new edition. Over 200 of the 750 whiskies are updated, along with over 20 of the 38 features to reflect the ‘new world of whisky’, from the growing US single malt craft distillery movement (including Balcones in Texas), Japan (Yoichi),Taiwan (Kavalan), India (Paul John), Australia (Overeem), France (Warengem) and Sweden (Mackmyra, Spirit of Hven). Aimed at beginners as well as connoisseurs, the book encompasses everything you need to know to increase your appreciation of this complex and fascinating spirit. Iconic distilleries such as Lagavulin, Highland Park and Glenrothes in Scotland are fully explored alongside the bourbon innovators of Kentucky such as Woodford Reserve and Maker’s Mark. From global brands to tiny craft distillers, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the best dram the world over.
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Gin: The Manual

Author: Dave Broom

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 1784720585

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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'You could not write a more sophisticated book or pack more detail onto each page...it is rocket science impressive' Huffington Post In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit. The number of brands grows every day and bartenders - and consumers - are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, with more brands available than ever before, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy. With this book as your guide, discover: How gin is made What a botanical is and how they impact a gin's flavour What the difference between Dutch, London, Scottish, Spanish and American gins is How you drink them to maximise your pleasure Whether there is life beyond the gin & tonic (yes!) The body of the book covers 120 gins which Dave has tested four ways - with tonic, with lemonade, in a negroni and in a martini - and then scored. In addition, each gin is categorised according to an ingenious flavour camp system, which highlights its core properties and allows you to understand how you can best drink it, and therefore enjoy it.
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Jim Murray's Complete Book of Whisky

The Definitive Guide to the Whiskies of the World

Author: Jim Murray

Publisher: Carlton Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781858681849

Category: Whiskey

Page: 224

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This text provides a single-volume illustrated work of reference on the subject of whisky. It gives information on what whiskies to drink country by country, covering the best products of the major distilleries and the exciting output of the independents.
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Whiskey Opus

Author: Dominic Roskrow,Gavin D. Smith,Juergen Diebel,Davin de Kergommeaux

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465405178

Category: Cooking

Page: 300

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No other spirit is as complex as whiskey; its appeal is timeless, and its fans can spend a lifetime unraveling its mysteries. Whiskey Opus is the companion for that journey. For those setting out on the road to discovery, an illuminating introduction explains the basics of how whiskey is made and how to train your palate to truly appreciate its complex flavors. Features throughout the book delve further, looking at how terroir, ingredients, craftsmanship, and different historical styles influence each whiskey brand. For the seasoned connoisseur, hundreds of detailed tasting notes - as well as an unmatched exploration of the story of whiskey told through in-depth distillery entries - will enrich their knowledge and aid their pursuit of the perfect dram. This comprehensive volume examines every major whiskey-producing country in depth, with extensive coverage of important and influential producers. Every whiskey style, from single malt to poteen, is represented, with informative advice on how to recognize and appreciate each one. With great whiskeys now being produced the world over, Whiskey Opus is a global odyssey that takes the whiskey lover from Banffshire to Bangalore. Whether new to the wonders of whiskey or on the road to becoming a connoisseur, whiskey fans will find that this book answers everything they want to know.
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Rum The Manual

Author: Dave Broom

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 1784720666

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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This is a book about how to drink rum of all kinds. It's about classic rums and new-generation rums, about rhum agricole and about premium aged rums, about rums from all over the world. It's about rum enjoyed with cola and ginger beer. About the best rum for a classic daquiri. About rum cocktails that ooze style and personality. Above all, it's about enjoying your rum in ways you never thought possible. The premium rum market is growing at an astonishing rate. The mission of this book is to help drinkers appreciate this complex spirit, find the style they like and discover how this versatile spirit can best be enjoyed. It will help you to understand your rum - how it's produced (whether from molasses, cane syrup or cane juice) and whether it's dry, sweet, fresh or oaky. More than 100 different rums are featured and analysed, from rich, sweet mellow Guyana rums to the vegetal peppery rums of Martinique or Guadeloupe and contemporary spiced rums. Dave Broom provides a description and graded tasting notes for each brand, allowing you to create the perfect mix every time. Finally, a selection of classic and contemporary cocktails shows just how wonderfully versatile this spirit is.
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101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die (Revised & Updated)

Author: Ian Buxton

Publisher: Hachette Scotland

ISBN: 0755362985

Category: Cooking

Page: 224

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Revised and updated in 2013, 101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die is a whisky guide with a difference. It is not an awards list. It is not a list of the 101 'best' whiskies in the world in the opinion of a self-appointed whisky guru. It is simply a guide to the 101 whiskies that enthusiasts must seek out and try in order to complete their whisky education. Avoiding the deliberately obscure, the ridiculously limited and the absurdly expensive, whisky expert Ian Buxton recommends an eclectic selection of old favourites, stellar newcomers and mystifyingly unknown drams that simply have to be drunk. The book decodes the marketing hype and gets straight to the point; whether from India, America, Sweden, Ireland, Japan or the hills, glens and islands of Scotland, here are the 101 whiskies that you really want. Try them before you die - Slainte!
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Whisky

The definitive world guide

Author: Michael Jackson

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241328551

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

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In this sumptuous coffee-table guide from the world's bestselling whisky writer, Michael Jackson reveals the secrets of the aromas and flavours found in whisky, the stories behind great distilleries around the world, and offers his expert tasting notes for their must-try whiskies. Unrivalled coverage of the world's best whiskies and bourbon is wrapped up in this definitive guide. This new edition is full to the brim, with more than 75 distilleries added from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, Germany, Sweden, India, Taiwan, Australia, South Africa, and other countries in the 'New World of Whisky'. Discover an enticing new 14-page section on the US craft distilleries making a splash in the whisky world. Learn everything there is to know about how to drink whisky, as well as how to make craft whiskies. From grain to glass, Michael Jackson's Whisky examines the world's most famous drink in all its fascinating detail.
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101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die

Author: Ian Buxton

Publisher: Hachette Scotland

ISBN: 0755363205

Category: Cooking

Page: 234

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101 World Whiskies To Try Before You Die is the companion guide to 2010's 101 Whiskies To Try Before You Die. Ian Buxton again eschews the obvious whiskies and recommends another 101 whiskies that he believes every whisky lover should taste. In Ian Buxton's new collection of whisky recommendations he has cast his net wider. He includes not only whiskies from the established whisky-producing countries, but also many newcomers. The book includes whiskies from Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, England, India, Ireland, Japan, The Netherlands, Scotland, Taiwan, USA and Wales. All the whiskies included are both affordable and accessible. Ian Buxton does not believe in collecting whiskies or investing in whisky. He believes in tasting and enjoying the huge range of whiskies that are available. The book includes single malts and blends - and provacatively a few renegade suggestions that are bound to offend purists.
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The Scotch Whisky Treasures

A Journey of Discovery Into the World's Noblest Spirit

Author: Tom Bruce-Gardyne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781780975658

Category: Whiskey

Page: 108

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Rum

Author: Dave Broom,Jason Lowe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780789208026

Category: Cooking

Page: 176

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The world has fallen in love all over again with rum. Now among the world's top four spirits, rum sales continue to increase steadily. Its popularity notwithstanding, this is the first full-color reference book to detail the history, various production processes, and manifestations of rum.Prolific spirits expert Dave Broom explores the complex and colorful history of rum from its beginnings among slaves in the Caribbean. He probes the intricacies of pure rum by the island or country in which each variety was first made, illuminating the role of microclimate and slightly distinct production techniques in determining style and flavor.After a section examining the multitude of blended and spiced rums on the market, Broom offers the reader detailed instructions on achieving the greatest possible appreciation of the rum-drinking experience. The book also includes a complete A-Z directory of rum distilleries and societies worldwide. Illustrated with specially commissioned art shot on site in the Caribbean, Rum is the ultimate resource for the professional or armchair connoisseur of any strain of this fascinating product.
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Tequila Mockingbird

Cocktails with a Literary Twist

Author: Tim Federle

Publisher: Running Press Adult

ISBN: 0762448652

Category: Cooking

Page: 160

View: 3000

Features 65 drink recipes inspired by history's most loved novels.
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