Peat Smoke and Spirit by Andrew Jefford
Whisky from Islay is characterful, wild and compelling! This is a great book for anyone that enjoys a dram of Islay Whisky! Discover the history, shipwrecks and beautiful scenery of Islay which a Scotch in hand. This story brings everything in perspective.
Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All, with Cocktails, Recipes, and Formulas by Brad Thomas Parsons / Ten Speed Press
Bitters are everywhere these days, but their history is often not known. Look behind the curtain of your favorite flavoring in great cocktails. This book is a must have!
The World Of Spirits And Cocktails: The Ultimate Bar Book by Andre Domine
I have the Ultimate Guide to Spirits and Cocktails (see below). One for school and one for home. This is the latest edition. This book is not simply a reference book and collection of recipes, but also a travel guide through the international world of spirits and drinks. Great for the novice as well as the expert
The Ultimate Guide to Spirits & Cocktails by Andre Domine
This book is equal parts reference book and cocktail book. Travel internationally through the world of spirits and drinks. My copies are loaded with post-it notes and bookmarks!
We receive both of these magazines and really find them informative and insightful. I would highly recommend them for the Whisk(e)y Aficionado.
The World Atlas of Whisky: New Edition by Dave Broom
How does one unravel the complexities of whisky? How does one define the flavors and aromas that create the most deliciously teasing and satisfying of drinks? This essential guide to the water of life groups whiskies by style, allowing the reader to identify new whiskies to try from around the world. So, experiment with a new taste or relax with an old favorite and prepare to immerse yourself.
Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits by Lew Bryson
Pour a stiff drink and crack open this comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world’s greatest whiskeys. Exploring the traditions behind bourbon, Scotch, Irish, and even Japanese whiskey, you’ll discover how unique flavors are created through variations of ingredients and different distilling techniques. With advice on how to collect, age, and serve whiskey, as well as suggestions for proven food pairings, you’ll be inspired to share your knowledge and invite your friends over for a delicious whiskey tasting party.
Whiskey Master Class: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Scotch, Bourbon, Rye, and More by Lew Bryson (Author) NOTE: Pre-order expected date February 18, 2020
Over the past three decades, Lew Bryson has been one of the most influential voices in whiskey—a longtime editor of Whisky Advocate and author of the definitive guide Tasting Whiskey. In this book, Lew shares everything he's learned on his journey through the worlds of bourbon, Scotch, rye, Japanese whiskey, and more (yes, there are tasty Canadian and Irish whiskeys as well!).