Whisky Classified

If you have already discovered malt whisky and want to know a bit more about the choices open to you, David Wishart’s Whisky Classified seems like an excellent book to start with.

It is beautifully produced and is obviously writtern by an expert who, despite his knowledge of the subject, manages a simple style which encourages you to read more.

Although it covers the history, geography and the making of malt whisky, the book’s main strength is the integration of the author’s straight-forward classification of whisky flavours with an extensive “Distillery Directory”.
With this book, you should be able to find the right whisky for the right occasion and then be able to appreciate it perhaps just that little bit more. A quality book about a quality product.

 

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Suse Coon

Suse Coon started life training to be an architect but ended up as a fashion buyer then civil servant. After some time out to bring up her family of three, she returned to what had been a hobby and entered the field of freelance journalism. After becoming regional correspondent, then editor of the orienteering magazine CompassSport, she formed Pages Editorial & Publishing Services. In this guise, West Lothian Life was launched, while Suse maintained a level of freelancing and wrote the award winning children's novel Richard's Castle. In 1999, Suse bought over CompassSport and found her time taken up pretty well exclusively with the two magazines. In 2004, West Lothian Life was expanded to form Lothian Life, however, the workload was too great. In 2006, CompassSport was sold and Suse concentrated on the web version of Lothian Life. Her hobbies include gardening, orienteering, sea kayaking and Tai Chi.

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