eBook Whiskey Opus, 1st Edition

  • Dominic Roskrow
  • Gavin D. Smith
  • Juergen Diebel
  • Davin de Kergommeaux
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  • ISBN-10: 1465405178
  • ISBN-13: 9781465405173
  • DDC: 641.252
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontspiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Whiskey: The Big Questions.
3: What Makes Whiskey Such a Unique Drink?.
4: What Makes a Great Whiskey?.
5: What is the Perfect Way to Drink Whiskey?.
6: Who Invented Whiskey?.
7: What was the Defining Moment in Whiskey History?.
8: Why Oak Casks and from when?.
9: What Does the Future Hold and what are the Challenges?.
10: Scotland.
11: Speyside.
12: Aberlour.
13: The Balvenie.
14: Benromach.
15: Cardhu.
16: Cragganmore.
17: Glendronach.
18: Glenfarclas.
19: Glenfiddich.
20: Glen Grant.
21: The Glenlivet.
22: Glen Moray.
23: The Macallan.
24: Strathisla.
25: Ardmore.
26: Benriach.
27: Glen Elgin.
28: Glenglassaugh.
29: The Glenrothes.
30: Knockando.
31: Longmorn.
32: Mortlach.
33: Speyburn.
34: The Speyside.
35: Tomintoul.
36: Allt-A-Bhainne.
37: Auchroisk.
38: Aultmore.
39: Balmenach.
40: Benrinnes.
41: Braeval.
42: Craigellachie.
43: Dailuaine.
44: Dufftown.
45: Glenallachie.
46: Glenburgie.
47: Glendullan.
48: Glenlossie.
49: Glen Spey.
50: Glentauchers.
51: Inchgower.
52: Kininvie.
53: Knockdhu.
54: Linkwood.
55: Macduff.
56: Mannochmore.
57: Miltonduff.
58: Roseisle.
59: Strathmill.
60: Tamnavulin.
61: Tormore.
62: Highlands.
63: Aberfeldy.
64: Ben Nevis.
65: Blair Athol.
66: Clynelish.
67: The Dalmore.
68: Dalwhinnie.
69: Edradour.
70: Fettercairn.
71: Glengarioch.
72: Glengoyne.
73: Glenmorangie.
74: Glenturret.
75: Oban.
76: Pulteney.
77: Royal Lochnagar.
78: Tullibardine.
79: Balblair.
80: Deanston.
81: Glencadam.
82: Glen Ord.
83: Loch Lomond.
84: Loch Ewe.
85: Royal Brackla.
86: Teaninich.
87: Tomatin.
88: Islay & the Islands.
89: Ardbeg.
90: Arran.
91: Bowmore.
92: Bruichladdich.
93: Bunnahabhain.
94: Caol Ila.
95: Highland Park.
96: Isle of Jura.
97: Lagavulin.
98: Laphroaig.
99: Talisker.
100: Tobermory.
101: Abhainn Dearg.
102: Kilchoman.
103: Scapa.
104: Campbeltown and the Lowlands.
105: Auchentoshan.
106: Bladnoch.
107: Glenkinchie.
108: Springbank & Glengyle.
109: Ailsa Bay.
110: Daftmill.
111: Glen Scotia.
112: Ireland.
113: Bushmills.
114: Kilbeggan.
115: Midleton.
116: Cooley.
117: Inish Turk Beg.
118: Tullamore.
119: United States.
120: Beam.
121: Buffalo Trace.
122: Four Roses.
123: Heaven Hill.
124: Jack Daniel’s.
125: Maker’s Mark.
126: Wild Turkey.
127: Woodford Reserve.
128: A. Smith Bowman.
129: Anchor Distilling Company.
130: Copper Fox.
131: Clear Creek.
132: Dry Fly.
133: George Dickel.
134: Kentucky Bourbon Distillers.
135: Leopold Bros..
136: Piedmont.
137: Old Rip Van Winkle.
138: Rogue.
139: Stranahan’s.
140: St. George Spirits.
141: Templeton Rye.
142: Triple Eight.
143: Tuthilltown.
144: Canada.
145: Alberta Distillers.
146: Canadian Mist.
147: Hiram Walker.
148: Kittling Ridge Estate.
149: Glenora.
150: Highwood.
151: Shelter Point.
152: Still Waters.
153: Japan.
154: Chichibu.
155: Miyagikyo.
156: Yamazaki.
157: Yoichi.
158: Hakushu.
159: Karuizawa.
160: Europe.
161: Sweden.
162: Mackmyra.
163: England.
164: St. George’.
165: Adnams Brewery.
166: Hicks & Healey.
167: The Lakes Distillery.
168: Wales.
169: Penderyn.
170: Spain.
171: Dyc.
172: France.
173: Distillerie Des Menhirs.
174: Distillerie Warenghem.
175: Glann Ar Mor.
176: Belgium.
177: The Belgian Owl.
178: The Netherlands.
179: Zuidam.
180: Germany.
181: Blaue Maus.
182: Bosch.
183: Slyrs.
184: Austria.
185: Reisetbauer.
186: Roggenhof.
187: Switzerland.
188: Käser’s Whisky Castle.
189: Langatun.
190: Locher.
191: Liechtenstein.
192: Telser.
193: Birkenhof.
194: Coillmór.