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Issue 119 - Whisky Books Galore

Whisky Magazine Issue 119
April 2014


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Whisky Books Galore

Higlight some of the best whisky books for your shelves

This month we highlight four of the very best whisky books. We have also carefully selected another 16 whisky related books which offer a broad appeal to connoisseurs and beginners alike, which you can find at On publication of each issue we intend to select a book of the month and also carry a short author interview. Whisky Magazine bookclub offers all books at 20% discount plus postage and packing and if your order is over £30 you will receive a FREE copy of the Whisky Tasting Journal, the best place to create and archive your tasting notes, while stocks last and worth £7.95.

We hope you enjoy the books and welcome feedback at

Let Me Tell You About Whisky
Neil Ridley & Gavin D. Smith
ISBN 9781862059658
Bookclub offer: £13 plus P&P
(RRP: £16.99)
There have been a lot of primer books about whisky in recent years, but not one with such detailed and all encompassing scope. The book assumes that the reader has no prior whisky knowledge and clearly explains the processes that go in to making whisky. In the opening sections, and using some lovely illustrations, the writers take the story of how whisky began and demystify some of the common myths about whisky. The writers also offer practical advice, useful when faced with a daunting shop full of malts and blends.

The Science and Commerce of Whisky
Ian Buxton & Paul S Hughes
ISBN 9781849731508
Bookclub offer: £25 plus P&P
(RRP: £27.99)
This book i...

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