Malt Whisky Companion

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Dorling Kindersley, 2010 - Distilleries - 448 pages
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Michael Jackson's essential read for the whisky connoisseur - fully updated 6th edition

Discover all about whisky from this new and updated edition of the classic, definitive guide to malt whiskies, by the late Michael Jackson. You'll learn everything you wanted to know about your favourite tipple. From why you should choose Islay, the Islands, or the Highlands, to which whiskies are light and flowery, or rich and treacly.

Find whisky tasting notes on over 1,000 malts arranged from A-Z, including vintages from 1926 onwards. Over 500 new bottlings are reviewed and scored - plus hundreds of revised entries. Packed with the latest releases and brand new tasting notes from every distillery in Scotland. Plus, reviews of malts from around the world, including Ireland, Japan and newer producers from California to the Czech Republic.

Updated by whisky experts Dominic Roskrow, Gavin Smith and William Meyers.

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Well done. Great quality. Just a little history of malts. Excellent coverage of scotish wisky and a bit of other especially japanese. DWC. 2011-01-01

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About the author (2010)

Michael Jackson was widely recognised as the world's leading authority on whisky.
Dominic Roskrow is the former editor of Whisky Magazine. Gavin Smith is one of the world's foremost whisky writers, with a dozen published books on the subject. William Meyers is a noted whisky expert, with several published articles to his name.

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