A Passion for Whisky

A Passion for Whisky: How the Tiny Scottish Island of Islay Creates Malts that Captivate the World

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Hardback Published on: 12/10/2023
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Synopsis

The Scottish island of Islay produces some of the world's most revered malt whiskies, and is described by the New York Times as the equivalent of Bordeaux for wine lovers. In A Passion for Whisky Ian Wisniewski explores the unique combination of tradition, innovation, climate and location, which create such superlative examples of Scotch whisky, accompanied by specially commissioned illustrations by Melvyn Evans.

Individual profiles of Islay's 13 distilleries include tasting notes for selected malts that illustrate the incredible range of peated styles produced, together with a section on tasting techniques, making this an indispensable guide for Scotch whisky lovers.

  • Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781784729097
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 720g
  • Dimensions: 236 x 152 x 26 mm

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