Whisky Blending Scotland
Goodness Nose: The Passionate Revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender. Richard Paterson has Scotch whisky running through his veins. His grandfather and father were both prominent in the Scotch whisky industry in Glasgow for decades before Richard joined a competing whisky brokerage firm to start his apprenticeship. But this is no dry textbook on blending. Far from it. Humour, insight, history, a love of people and an abiding and evangelical passion inform every page. For the first time one of the world's foremost whisky blenders reveals how he rose through the ranks to top of his profession. He also candidly reveals some of the secrets of his craft and gives his thoughts on where he feels the industry is heading today. Lavishly illustrated in colour and black and white with black and white line artwork, this is destined to become a whisky classic and an essential item on every whisky lover's bookshelf. Richard Paterson is one of the world's most prominent whisky blenders working with Whyte & Mackay in Glasgow. Gavin D Smith is a leading whisky writer and journalist with several books on the subject to his credit. Goodness Nose: The Passionate Revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender.
A-Z of Whisky. This is the revised third edition of the complete A-Z of the world of whisky. Definitions, derivations, sources and meanings of every conceivable whisky-related word are included from aftershots to wort by way of Irish, Islay and peat reek. No linguistic stone is left unturned by Smith in this most essential of reference works for the whisky enthusiast. Now fully updated with many new references and revised entries, the A-Z is a must for all whisky fans worldwide. 'As a source of reference it is reliable and quickly accessed, as an aide memoire it is invaluable' - Charles MacLean. A-Z of Whisky.
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