This is the 1986 edition of The Whiskies of Scotland, written by R McDowall. The book gives a detailed history of the industry, including a recession that closed a glut of distilleries and also acts as a guide to those that accept visitors.
A great coffee table whisky book, edited by Charles Maclean and featuring contributions from a Who's Who of the international whisky gliterati: Gavin D. Smith, Dave Broom, Hans Offringa, Peter Mulryan et al.
A guide to whisky from the 'Let me tell you about...' series, combining the knowledge of veteran writer Gavin Smith and friend of TWE Neil Ridley to give an engaging and well-written snapshot of the world of whisky.
A book describing a different whisky classification system to the regional one that we usually see, breaking down distilleries based on flavour profile instead. This 10th anniversary is fully updated and features more distilleries and whiskies than ever before.
An updated hardback edition of single malt pioneer Wallace Milroy's Original Malt Whisky Almanac, retitled Whisky in your Pocket, with contributions from Neil Wilson. To fully revel in the name it includes a small hipflask for you to fill and carry around, in a pocket or otherwise.
Author: Neal Wilson with Forward by Charles Maclean
The 1998 reprint, with foreward by Charles MacLean, Scotch and Water is a book written by Neil Wilson. It follows a group who sailed through the Hebrides in 1985 to taste whiskies from, record the history of and to discover the distilleries on Islay, Jura, Mull and Skye.
Some absolutely gorgeous recipes here, perfect for anyone trying to convince their better half that whisky can be fun. Just rustle up your lady a Double Chocolate Drambuie Dream and she'll find it hard to say no. To another Double Chocolate Drambuie Dream.
Author: Richard Paterson & Gavin D Smith / Whisky Book
The legend speaks! Anyone who's ever been to a tasting by Richard Paterson will want a copy of this new work, subtitled 'The passionate revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender'. Sounds pretty racy, doesn't it?