The perfect gift for amateurs and seasoned aficionados of whisky--the world's most popular spirit--this book is an essential resource and useful tool for acquiring and enjoying a personal whisky collection.
This handsome cellar guide and tasting notebook is a complete resource for the whisky lover. The book opens with an historical introduction to the spirit, followed by best practices for selecting, storing, serving, and enjoying whisky, including which glasses and carafes to use, how to let it breathe, and how to store whisky after it has been opened. Collectors will learn how to choose a whisky based on taste and aromatic composition, regional specificity, or place of origin--including options from emerging producers such as Japan, India, Sweden, and Taiwan. The expansive history and practical guidelines serve as a perfect opener to the 100-page logbook for recording details on a whisky's age, proof, origin, and barrel type, along with personal comments, reviews, and tasting experiences.