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The World Atlas of Whisky

On sale

6th October 2014

Price: £40

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Selected: Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781845339517

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The best whisky book ever – a must-read for drinkers! – Forbes

The perfect go-to reference guide for the whisky lover’s bookshelf. – Whisky Magazine

Award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom explores over 200 distilleries and examines over 400 expressions. Detailed descriptions of the Scottish distilleries can be found here, while Ireland, Japan, the USA, Canada and the rest of the world are given exhaustive coverage. There are tasting notes on single malts from Aberfeldy to Tormore, Yoichi (and coverage of the best of the blends). Six specially created ‘Flavour Camp Charts’ group whiskies by style and allow readers to identify new whiskies from around the world to try.

This extensively updated and extended edition features new material on burgeoning areas, including detailed coverage of many recently opened US craft distilleries, new distilleries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and discussion of the growing whisky scene in Latin America.

With over 200 beautiful colour photographs and 21 colour maps locating distilleries and whisky-related sites, this is a stylish celebration of the heritage, romance, craftsmanship and versatility of whisky.


John Hansell, Publisher and Editor, Whisky Advocate Magazine
Knowledge, integrity, and passion: these are the three words that best describe Dave Broom. It shows in every word he writes.
The best whisky book ever - a must-read for drinkers!
Susy Atkins, Sunday Telegraph
Pour yourself a dram and get stuck in.
Whisky Magazine
The perfect go-to reference guide for the whisky lover's bookshelf.