Michael Jackson's essential read for the whiskey connoisseur-fully updated 8th edition.
A new and updated edition of the classic, definitive guide to malt whiskies, originally written by the late Michael Jackson and fully updated by whiskey experts Dominic Roskrow and Gavin D. Smith.
The fully revised 8th edition of the Malt Whisky Companion will teach you everything you want to know about your favourite tipple. How should you taste a single malt scotch whiskey? Which whiskies are light and flowery, or rich and treacly? How different is a single malt scotch from a distillery in the Highlands from one from the islands?
Find whiskey tasting notes on over 1,000 malts arranged from A-Z, including vintages from 1926 onward and the very latest releases. For distilleries in the New World Whiskey section, there are brand-new whiskey tasting notes. This comprehensive whiskey guide defines the characteristics of each whiskey and gives it an overall score, making it the perfect companion for keen whiskey drinkers and new converts to the wonderful world of the single malt.