THE WORLD ATLAS OF WHISKY by Dave Broom – World Whisky News
THE WORLD ATLAS OF WHISKY by Dave Broom
Whiskey lovers and aficionados are in for a big dram of a treat this season when Dave Broom’s highly anticipated THE WORLD ATLAS OF WHISKY (without an“e”), releases stateside late-October (Mitchell Beazley/Octopus Books USA, $34.99, Hardcover/illustrated).
Dave Broom, world-renowned whisky authority and award-winning spirits journalist, has penned the definitive guide to everything the connoisseur or novice will ever need to know about the life, love, history, and sancta of whisky. With all of its myriad variations, interpretations, and its global production – from Scotland and Ireland to the USA, Canada, India, and Japan – this spirit remains one of the most beloved and versatile of all drinks.
Big, beautiful, and richly illustrated, THE WORLD ATLAS OF WHISKY offers
a comprehensive and in-depth exploration of whisky’s many expressions: delicate and bold, blends and single malts, bourbons and rye. Featuring distillery profiles, extensive discussion of production methods, the impact of terroir, and an examination of tastes and aromas, the book also includes:
• 24 detailed maps of the key whisky-producing regions
• Tasting notes on 350 selections
• 150 label reproductions
• 200 full color-photographs
• “Flavor Camps” – a five part matrix grouping whiskies by palate preference, flavor, and aroma
This book will be the ultimate volume for every lover of this liquid gold.
About the Author
Award- winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom has been writing about whisky for 20 years as a journalist and author. He has written eight books, two of which – Drink! and Rum – won the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Book of the Year. He has also won the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Writer of the Year twice.
Dave is editor of the Scotch Whisky review, editor-in-chief of Whisky Magazine: Japan, consultant editor to Whisky Magazine (UK, USA, France, Spain), and a regular contributor to a host of national and international titles including, The Spectator, Daily Telegraph, Mixology, and Imbibe (Europe). He is a regular broadcaster on TV and radio.
Over his two decades in the field, Dave has built a considerable international following, with regular training/educational visits to the USA, France, Holland, Germany, and Japan. He is also involved in whisky education, acting as a consultant to major distillers on tasting techniques as well as teaching professionals and the public.
The World Atlas of Whisky
by Dave Broom
Mitchell Beazley/an imprint of Octopus Books
US $34.99/CAN $41.99
200 full-color photographs, 150 labels, 22 maps
ISBN 978 1 84533 577 9