This is the singular and “smart” guide to understanding, appreciating, and collecting single malt Scotch whisky. The world of single malt whisky offers an opportunity to appreciate a different drink that has highly nuanced flavors and aromas. It is a world rooted in tradition, stories, and fellowship. For the reader, who would like to know more about single malt whiskies, but simply doesn’t know where to start—let alone choose one from all the offerings on the shelves or attempt to pronounce their names properly, this lavishly illustrated book provides information to: · Learn about the distilleries · Master the pronunciation of Scotch malt whisky names · Identify the flavors in the “house style” of each distillery · Recognize the whisky regions · Appreciate the flavors and aromas of single malt whisky · Understand the making of malt whisky · Read a bottle label, as defined by recent regulations · Choose and buy single malt whisky. Readers who want additional information will learn to: · Appreciate the development of flavors in whisky · Host a tasting · Use the language of whisky descriptors · Discover little known distilleries · Build a collection of malts for yourself and for auction · Manage a taste of the expensive ones. Read The Smart Guide To Single Malt Scotch Whisky to introduce yourself to Scotland’s original whisky and to guide you as you learn about the varieties of this “sipping whisky.” Then use the Guide to move yourself to new levels of sophisticated appreciation and deeper levels of knowledge.
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Elizabeth Riley Bell’s first introduc- tion to single malt Scotch whisky occurred in a pub near the Scottish border more than twenty-five years ago. She became a sought-after consultant and authority on single malt Scotch in the early 1990’s. She became the first American to be invited to undergo training in the sensory evaluation of whiskies at the Scotch Whisky Research Institute at Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh in 1996. Elizabeth resides in Bethlehem, PA.
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Descrizione libro Smart Guide Publications, Inc., 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0983442142
Descrizione libro Smart Guide Publications, Inc., 2012. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110983442142