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A Z Of Whisky

Author : Gavin D. Smith
ISBN : 9781906476199
Genre : Reference
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WHISKY is not only the world's most consistently successful and popular drink, it is also one of the oldest, having been around in one form or another since the first millennium. However, documentary records only commence in Scotland in 1494 when it was distilled as a spirit known as aqua vitae. Its growth since then has been better detailed and a complete lexicon has developed in line with whisky's increasing sophistication and worldwide popularity. The A to Z of Whisky is designed for whisky enthusiasts, lovers of Scotland, academics, journalists, amateur historians, broadcasters and researchers who need to have all the relevant facts and references about whisky close to hand. The entries cover every possible aspect of the spirit (including the American, Canadian and Irish derivatives) from aftershots to zymurgy, and include those curious terms which often crop up in the world of whisky, such as:viscimetry 'Viscimation is what happens when two liquids of different viscosity mix, creating eddies and visible threads or ribbons. These are referred to as viscimetric whorls ... The most commonly observed instance of viscimetry is where water is added to spirituous alcohol, especially whisky, where the colour makes the effect more observable. Since time immemorial, whisky-drinkers have referred to the phenomenon as "awakening the serpent".' (MacLean, MMoW) In Whisky Magazine, Issue 56, July 2006, Dave Broom writes of Ichiro's Malt 1988 King of Diamonds, 'This has classic Japanese finesse (and excellent viscimetry). Great whisky is about balance and this has it ... in diamonds, not spades.' But this is no dry, didactic reference tome. It is crammed full of anecdote, aside and comment, a great deal of it tongue-in-cheek. This makes using the A-Z of Whisky both an informative and entertaining task. 'I cannot recommend it too highly,' Charles MacLean, whisky writer and author of the Mitchell Beazley Pocket Whisky Book.
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The Whisky Dictionary

Author : Ian Wisniewski
ISBN : 9781784726393
Genre : Cooking
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This is the drinker's guide to every aspect of whisky, from Scotch to Japanese, rye to bourbon and beyond. With hundreds of entries covering everything from history, ingredients and distilling techniques to flavour notes, cocktails and the many varieties of whisky from all around the world, renowned whisky expert Ian Wisniewski explores and unlocks the wonderful world of a drink like no other. Entries include... Ageing Process Bourbon Craft Movement Fermentation Flavour Compounds Irish Whiskey Japanese Whiskey Master Distiller Old Fashioned Organic Whisky Prohibition Tasting Techniques Wine Casks ...and many more.
Category: Cooking

The A Z Encyclopedia Of Food Controversies And The Law

Author : Elizabeth Marie Williams
ISBN : 9780313364488
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This two-volume set is a broad compendium of the law, policies, and legal influences that affect the food on our plates today. * Alphabetically arranged entries describe topics related to the intersection of law and food * An appendix offers examples of legislation, court cases, regulations, and international treaties related to food * A timeline shows the development of the law of food in the United States * A bibliography lists additional materials for reference
Category: Health & Fitness

A Z Of Glasgow

Author : Michael Meighan
ISBN : 9781445681825
Genre : Photography
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Explore the fascinating history of Glasgow in this fully illustrated A-Z guide to the city's people and places.
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A Z Of Homemade Liqueurs

Author : Two Magpies Publishing
ISBN : 9781473392045
Genre : Cooking
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From Alcohol to Zest via Herbs and Nuts, the A-Z of Homemade Liqueurs covers everything you need to know about making delicious liqueurs at home. This little book contains a wide selection of recipes, from old-time traditional recipes as well as creative,
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A Z Of Leith

Author : Lisa Sibbald
ISBN : 9781445682068
Genre : Photography
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Explore the port and district of Leith in Edinburgh in this fully illustrated A-Z guide to its history, people and places.
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Burns A Z

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ISBN : 0906440513
Genre : Scots language
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Harper S Weekly

Author : John Bonner
ISBN : UOM:39015030616422
Genre : United States
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Michael Jackson S Complete Guide To Single Malt Scotch

Author : Dominic Roskrow
ISBN : 1465437983
Genre : Cooking
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Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch, the landmark best-selling malt whiskey companion by the late Michael Jackson, doyen of whiskey writers, has been comprehensively updated by a team of experts. Featuring over 500 new bottlings, reviewed and scored, plus hundreds of revised entries, Michael Jackson's Complete Guide to Single Malt Scotch includes background information on the distilleries, tasting notes on over 1,000 bottlings, and practical advice on buying malts and interpreting whiskey labels.
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