Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch: A Connoisseur's Guide to the Single Malt Whiskies of Scotland

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Running Press Book Publishers, Aug 1, 2004 - Cooking - 448 pages
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Michael Jackson is renowned for his pithy wisdom and a remarkable ability to evoke aromas and flavors. This fully revised and expanded edition of Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch is the definitive guide to single malt whisky and its producers worldwide. The completely new introduction incorporates Jackson’s most recent research on the origins and evolution of the “water of life,” the nature of aromas and flavors, and regional differences. The book’s core is the comprehensive A-to-Z of single malts, arranged by distillery. Each entry offers a new introduction and key information, and features Jackson’s evocative, highly regarded tasting notes and ratings. This edition features a refreshed design, specially commissioned photographs of distilleries, and more than 1,000 tasting notes.

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User Review  - Krista Williams - Goodreads

When I became of legal drinking age my palate was unrefined and I drank indiscriminately. Oh, those years of wasted youth! I've since purchased a bevy of books on Single Malt Scotch, but found Michael ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ricardo Hernández - Goodreads

A must for anyone who wants to knoe about their single malts. Michael Jackson is the authority in the subject and you cant go wrong with this book. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

As the world's bestselling writer on whiskey, Michael Jackson needs no introduction. He was renowned for his pithy wisdom and a remarkable ability to evoke aromas and flavors. Jackson wrote many books on this subject and won many awards, including the André Simon Award and the 1999 Glenfiddich Drinks Writer of the Year. He was twice honored by Malt Advocate Magazine as ?Industry Leader of the Year” and elected the first chairman of the Guild of Beer writers in France, Germany, and Belgium. He also contributed to a variety of publications, including The Independent and Whisky Magazine. He passed away in 2007.

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